Cumulative File: To assist in education accountability and to meet state requirements as a private school.
Curriculum Assistance: To Families needing assistance in the development of their educational goals. Final selection of curriculum is the responsibility of the parent.
Academic Reporting: To gauge your progress in fulfilling your educational goals.
IEP/Special Needs: Following the IDEA Act of 1997, it is recommended that any child who is academically two or more years below their grade level in any subject have an Individualized Education Plan.
Standardized Testing: Coastal offers a testing opportunity utilizing the IOWA Tests of Educational Development for 6th-12th grades.
Field Trips: Several field trips are planned throughout the year to enhance the children's educational experience and social interaction.
Parent's/Mom's Nights Out: A variety of fellowship, fun and learning activities are planned throughout the year.
Special Events: Park days, The Coastal Showcase (art fair, science fair, talent show and cake decorating contest), Used Curriculum Sale, formal graduation for Kindergarten, 8th grade and High School students, and High School formal and semi-formal events.
Monthly Newsletter, Email Chain, Instagram, and Facebook Group: Enables our Coastal community to stay in touch.
Yearbook: Hard back book featuring activities of both our Academy Day and Record Keeping families, prepared by our high school students.
Mentor Moms: New families are assigned to a Mentor Mom to provide counsel and support.
Academy Day is an optional aspect of Coastal Academy's Independent Study Program designed to provide added enrichment to your homeschooling experience through group activities with other like-minded families.
We meet on the first and third Fridays of each month from Sept - June at: Calvary Assembly of God Church, 25501 Oak Street, Lomita, CA 90717. Opening assembly with flag salutes, prayer, and announcements begins at 9:45am and classes run from 10am - noon.
Children's Program: Academy Day provides group educational activities and opportunities for social interaction. Students select two classes each semester from a variety of elective courses. Nursery childcare and pre-school classes are offered during both hours on Academy Day.
Parents' Program: Academy Day is a source of mutual support, training, and information. On Academy Day, parents assist or teach in one of the children's classes for one hour and for the second hour are welcome to a relaxed time of fellowship or to attend parent training sessions on topics including: teaching, parenting, and child development.
Graduation requirements: To receive a high school diploma from Coastal Academy, a student must pass the courses required by the state of California, complete at least 240 credits, and pass the California High School Proficiency Exam or receive a 10.0 or better score on the IOWA Tests of Educational Development.
Standardized testing: Coastal offers testing for the IOWA tests of Educational Development for 9th-12th graders.
Advisor: Coastal Academy provides a High School Advisor to assist and counsel families of high school students, send official transcripts to colleges, track graduation requirements, review transcripts and required forms, dispense information concerning testing and maintain general needs of high school students. Our Advisor can also issue Work Permits as needed.
Graduation ceremony: Coastal honors all graduating seniors who are receiving diplomas with a formal graduation ceremony in June. Presidential Community Service Award recipients and Kindergarten and 8th grade graduates are also honored at this ceremony.