Innovative Elementary Option


New Elementary

Pivot Charter School, North Bay has expanded our highly successful 6th-12th grade blended learning program to grades Kindergarten through 5th grades. We are utilizing the highly acclaimed, Compass Learning online curriculum with additional supplemental materials coupled with the guidance, tutoring and resource center support provided by a CA-credentialed teacher. In the Pivot elementary program, parents assume a key role in overseeing the education of their student. Using Pivot educational resources, and supported by CA-credentialed teachers, students in the elementary program will progress at a level that is commensurate with their abilities. Pivot credentialed teachers ensure that students are progressing and receiving the support they need; they get to know their families and students very well and show how much they care about a student’s success and love of learning each and every day. Pivot elementary can serve as a perfect support system for homeschooling parents looking to supplement their child’s education.

This elementary school program is open to any interested family in Sonoma, Solano, Mendocino, Lake, Napa and Marin Counties and features:

• Personalized Learning Paths

• Remediation

• An interactive and engaging curricula

• Small and safe learning environments

• Caring and local CA credentialed teacher to support students

• Resource center offerings

• Tutoring

Elementary options include hands-on guidance, tutoring and learning labs. Elementary students who wish to attend our resource center will be grouped by academic and developmental levels in one of the many small group rooms within the elementary suite.

The core academic program is provided through a dynamic, interactive multimedia based online curriculum supplemented with books and manipulatives.

The elementary school program is a natural extension of Pivot’s mission to create high quality, unique learning environments following a model best suited to the needs of younger, elementary students.

As of January, 2016, the elementary program now offers a 5-day a week option.

Under the tutelage and guidance of two creative and talented credentialed teachers, Christa Snyder and Dr. Marsha Chevalier, the program will offer arts, science, math, Language Arts, social studies, drama, music, Spanish language and PE throughout the week. Strong academic support is supplemented with project based learning and socialization.

Throughout the week, the project based program will include all or some of Language Arts (reading, writing skills, grammar, spelling), Science (hands-on activities, in-class projects), social studies (projects, activities and general history learning), Math (general math skills, other math that is pertinent throughout grades like money, clocks…etc.), Art (creative time, guided weekly lessons), and sometimes PE (including stretching, dancing, jogging).

Three days a week there will be two separate program offerings meeting for 1.5 hours each. The core program will provide focused support in the online curriculum supplemented with drama music and dance on some days.

Students who can only come to the resource center one day a week will meet on Thursdays only. On Thursdays, all students will participate in each program and switch after 1.5 hours.

Please see the schedule below.


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