Alternative Education at Rancho Cotate

Alternative Education houses one high school and an alternative program, Phoenix and El Camino, and two programs, Independent Study and Home/Hospital Instruction, each with a different purpose and each designed to offer a viable alternative to the traditional high school setting.

Alternative Education is committed to providing high-quality education to our perse student body. We achieve our goals through a challenging curriculum, quality teachers and an atmosphere that emphasizes communication and cooperation. Together, these elements create a safe and engaging learning environment in which all students can excel.
We offer students the opportunity to complete their high school requirements in a personalized setting with inpidualized blended learning opportunities. We challenge every student to do their best and be their best. Students soon discover that our alternative education options are as unique as they are.

El Camino is a blended learning program with an enrollment of approximately 50 students in grades 11-12. Phoenix is a necessary small school within a school with an enrollment of 80 students in grades 10-12. Independent Study (IS) and Home/Hospital Instruction (HHI) are also offered at Rancho Cotate.