Available Programs at Merced

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Primary Programs

Primary Programs serve students TK-6th.  21-22 Program Year runs the week of Sept. 13th-May 27th.  Classes are separated by grade ranges, typically:

  • TK/K
  • 1st-3rd grade
  • 4th-6th grade

Please note that this will vary based on the overall enrollment and program needs.

Families pay a non-refundable registration fee of $175 anually, returning families receive a $75 discount when registration is paid during the Early Bird Special.  Program fees billed monthly, prices will vary based on the campus and days of attendance.  Program and Registration Fees may be paid by check or cash on campus, check by mail or paid online.

Charter Funds are accepted and may require the following:

  • Proof of current enrollment or completing enrollment
  • Providing a Purchase Order/Enrichment Certificate
  • Payment of registration fee outside of covered program fees or payment of the difference in program fees if charter funds are limited

Program fees listed below do not reflect the amount of funding covered by each charter.  Ask us about funding options and/or charter matching.

Program Name Registration Fee Program Fee Continue
Primary Program 1 Full Day (Tues) (2021-22) $150.00 $210.00 Continue >>
Primary Program 1 Full Day (Thurs) (2021-22) $150.00 $210.00 Continue >>
Jr. High Program 1 Full Day (Thurs) (2021-22) $150.00 $210.00 Continue >>
Primary Program 2 Half Days (T/Th) (2021-22) $150.00 $300.00 Continue >>
Primary Program 2 Full Days (T/Th) (2021-22) $150.00 $390.00 Continue >>

Jr High Programs

Jr. High Programs serve students 5th-8th.  21-22 Program Year runs the week of Sept. 13th-May 27th.  Classes are separated by grade ranges, typically:

  • 5th-8th grade

Please note that this will vary based on the overall enrollment and program needs.

Families pay a non-refundable registration fee of $175 anually, returning families receive a $75 discount when registration is paid during the Early Bird Special.  Program fees billed monthly, prices will vary based on the campus and days of attendance.  Program and Registration Fees may be paid by check or cash on campus, check by mail or paid online.

Charter Funds are accepted and may require the following:

  • Proof of current enrollment or completing enrollment
  • Providing a Purchase Order/Enrichment Certificate
  • Payment of registration fee outside of covered program fees or payment of the difference in program fees if charter funds are limited

Program fees listed below do not reflect the amount of funding covered by each charter.  Ask us about funding options and/or charter matching.

Program Name Registration Fee Program Fee Continue
Jr. High Program 1 Full Day (Tues) (2021-22) $150.00 $210.00 Continue >>
Jr. High Program 2 Half Days (T/Th) (2021-22) $150.00 $300.00 Continue >>
Jr. High Program 2 Full Days (T/Th) (2021-22) $150.00 $390.00 Continue >>

High School Programs

High School Program serves students 9th grade-12th grade.  21-22 Program Year runs the week of Sept. 13th-May 27th.  Students are grouped in a multi-grade setting and in an environment that allows children to: 

  • Work independently 
  • In small groups of peers or as a class
  • In workshop style classes
  • Participate in group discussions

Students work with teachers to create an on-going, individual learning plan. 

Families pay a non-refundable registration fee of $200 anually, returning families receive a $75 discount when registration is paid during the Early Bird Special.  Program fees billed monthly, prices will vary based on the campus and days of attendance.  Program and Registration Fees may be paid by check or cash on campus, check by mail or paid online.

Charter Funds are accepted and may require the following:

  • Proof of current enrollment or completing enrollment
  • Providing a Purchase Order/Enrichment Certificate
  • Payment of registration fee outside of covered program fees or payment of the difference in program fees if charter funds are limited

Program fees listed below do not reflect the amount of funding covered by each charter.  Ask us about funding options and/or charter matching.

Program Name Registration Fee Program Fee Continue
High School Program 2 Days (T/Th) (2021-22) $175.00 $415.00 Continue >>

Elective Programs

Elective Classes (TK-8th) are offered 1-2 days per week from 1pm-2:30pm, serving students TK-8th grade.  Electives are run on 8 week intervals and the cost is $180(1 day)-$360 (2 days) per 8 week session. Elective schedules are released by each campus at least 30 days prior to the start of each session. 

We will offer 4 Elective sessions throughout the program year.  Each session lasts 8 weeks, extra weeks are added to cover program closures. 

Session 1: Weeks of Sept. 13th- Nov. 5th
Session 2: Weeks of Nov. 8th- Jan. 28th (closed 4 weeks for Thanksgiving and Winter Break)
Session 3: Weeks of Jan. 31st- Mar. 25th
Session 4: Weeks of Mar. 28th- May 20th (7 week session, prorated, closed 1 week for Spring Break)

There is no registration or materials fee due for Elective Programs only and you may take as few or as many sessions as you'd like.  Elective Class fees may be paid privately or charter funds are accepted and may require a Purchase Order/Enrichment Certificate.  DOL is happy to provide charter matching for interested families.

Program fess listed below do not reflect the amount of funding covered by each charter.  Ask us about funding options and/or charter matching.

Program Name Program Fee Continue
1 Day Elective Classes (K-8th) (T) Session 3 (2021-22) $180.00 Continue >>
1 Day Elective Classes (K-8th) (T) Session 4 (2021-22) $180.00 Continue >>
1 Day Elective Classes (K-8th) (Th) Session 3 (2021-22) $180.00 Continue >>
1 Day Elective Classes (K-8th) (Th) Session 4 (2021-22) $180.00 Continue >>
2 Day Elective Classes (K-8th) (T/Th) Session 3 (2021-22) $360.00 Continue >>
2 Day Elective Classes (K-8th) (T/Th) Session 4 (2021-22) $360.00 Continue >>