Why B.E.S.T. Academy?
Updated: Jun 22, 2021
B.E.S.T. Academy is Tuition-Free!
B.E.S.T. Academy is a full-time, tuition-free, online public charter school authorized by the Julian Union School District. B.E.S.T. Academy serves students in grades 3rd through 12th who reside in San Diego, Orange, Riverside, and Imperial Counties.
B.E.S.T. Academy is Fully Accredited!
B.E.S.T. Academy is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Western Association of Schools and Colleges or WASC Accreditation certifies to students, families, educational institutions, and the general public that B.E.S.T. Academy meets the established criteria and standards that are student-oriented and collaboratively assesses the quality of its educational programs on a regular basis.
Since B.E.S.T. Academy is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, we can offer A-G approved courses that fulfill the requirement of the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) systems.
WASC Accreditation allows University-bound students at B.E.S.T. Academy a track to higher education through fulfilling the A-G requirements. The rigor of B.E.S.T. Academy's A-G courses will be reflected on the student’s transcript as having fulfilled these requirements for each course of completion.
Founded on Experience
With years of experience in independent study, B.E.S.T. Academy sets the standard for at-home instruction. B.E.S.T. Academy was founded out of desire to engage students in 21st century learning and provide access to college and career pathways combined with personalized guidance and support.
The idea and foundation for a strong online learning program was actually developed many years before B.E.S.T. Academy was authorized by an experienced school counselor, and administrator who saw the need for quality online educational options for students seeking alternatives to traditional educational programs. Our teachers, counselors school leaders and board members are passionate about independent study and online student learning engagement and believe the personalized support and guidance provided to our students are the foundational building blocks for success in online learning environments.
College and Career Pathways for all Students
Combining innovative technology with award-winning digital curriculum options, Brookfield Engineering Science Technology Academy or B.E.S.T. Academy provides each student with a personalized, flexible online learning experience. Students in grades 3rd-12th take a full course load in the core subjects of math, science, history and English/language arts, as well as world languages, music and art. Electives, foreign language courses, tuition-free college courses, credit-recovery courses, and industry certification pathways are available to high school students, offering exposure to academic and career-focused programs as they advance toward achieving their career or post-secondary goals.
Flexible, Online Learning Taught by California-credentialed Teachers
Students enroll in online schools for a variety of reasons, including advance learning, credit-recovery, a bully-free environment, and the flexibility to balance academic goals with extracurricular pursuits. B.E.S.T. Academy's highly qualified, experienced California-credentialed teachers work along side students as academic coaches and engage students through interactive classes and face-to-face learning sessions, allowing students to enjoy a safe learning environment anywhere there is internet connection. Students additionally have access to 24-7 tutoring support through easy access from any device with no need to schedule an appointment.
Customized Curriculum Options with Personalized Guidance and Support
We understand every student learns in their own unique way and believe access to college and career pathways combined with personalized guidance and support, are key components for student success in online learning environments. In addition to online classes and coursework, our our team engages students through one-on-one instruction, academic coaching support, online chat sessions, and family connection to build close partnerships in support of student academic success.
Throughout the year, B.E.S.T. Academy fosters a sense of community through in-person field trips and social outings and celebrates graduating seniors with a commencement ceremony in the spring. Student clubs and workshops and participations in various organizations also allow students to further explore shared interests together in an online setting.
B.E.S.T. Academy is currently accepting free enrollment applications for the 2021-2022 school year. Contact us today by phone at 833-619-BEST (2378), by email at email@example.com or visit our website at www.bestacademycs.com/enroll-now to learn more!