Grimmway Schools operates a network of public charter schools in Kern County, California.
Our campuses combine best practices in education into a unique blended learning model.
We teach life skills that will benefit our students, their families, and the communities of Kern County in the long-term.
The school day and year are structured to infuse students with a love of learning and to provide them with the academic, life, and character skills necessary to succeed in college and a competitive world.
What’s different about Grimmway schools?
which provides a variety of learning environments and experiences, and is tailored to the needs of each individual student
A Blended Learning Model
A Learning Lab,
with access to the latest educational software and online programs
where students participate in hands-on experiences in garden and kitchen classrooms
An Edible Schoolyard Program,
A focus on college readiness from Kindergarten, onward
including art, music and physical education
Strong emphasis on reading and math
Highly trained, credentialed teachers who love to teach
Project-based, hands-on learning
Opened its doors to students in August 2011.
Grimmway Academy Arvin is a K-8 charter school that embraces a unique blended learning model of instruction.
The Academy is located in the rural community of Arvin, in California’s Central Valley.
Combining best practices in education with wellness and healthy lifestyle principles, Grimmway Academy students learn life skills that will support them on their path toward lifelong achievement and success.
Grimmway Academy Shafter will be modeled after the Arvin campus and is on track to enroll students for the 2017-2018 school year.
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