Honey Run Academy
Honey Run Academy is a Community Day School. For more information, please see the Honey Run Academy
section of the Schools Page.
Paradise Adult School offers an array of programs and courses, most are offered free or at a very low cost.
If the parent and the school agree that the child has a disability and requires special education services, an Individualized Education Program (IEP) will be designed to meet the child's needs. This will take place at a meeting attended by parents and the school personnel and may include others as appropriate.
The State Education Code calls for inclusion of the following elements in an IEP:
- A summary of the assessment findings, including your child's strengths as well as needs.
- A statement of goals and objectives, which the group suggests for your child.
- A list of specific services that will be used to find out how well the plan is working (evaluation).
- A recommendation for placement.
- The starting date and frequency of services
For information on parents' rights and resources, please visit California Department of Education website.
The Pearson Center is a post-secondary Special Education program serving students from ages 18-22. At Pearson Center, vocational experiences develop career awareness and an understanding of job expectations which are important in the transition from school to work. Reading, writing, money and time concepts, and communication are practiced in class and in real life situations. Food preparation, personal hygiene, and classroom maintenance are also practiced in school. Community experiences include shopping, laundry and recreation.
For more information, please see the Pearson Center
section of the District Programs Page.
Homeless, Foster Youth, McKinney-Vento
While some foster youth are adopted into stable, loving homes, many more are placed into a series of temporary living situations, including short-term care, respite care, and group homes. This instability tends to severely impact student achievement. Homeless students are defined by the federal McKinney-Vento Act as youth who "lack a fixed, regular and adequate night time residence."
Child Welfare, Attendance, and SARB (Student Attendance Review Board)
In an effort to reduce chronic absenteeism and truancy, we work with all sites and at the district level through a multi-level approach. We use restorative justice practices while supporting families and students in addressing barriers to school attendance.
Suspensions and Expulsions
eLearning, Home Hospital, and Independent Study
We offer a variety of programs through Paradise Unified School District.
eLearning - Online learning presents a unique opportunity for students seeking alternate pathways to a high school diploma. The goal of our WASC-accredited online charter high school is to address the diverse learning needs of our students in grades 9-12 and offer a variety of opportunities to students on the Paradise Ridge, in Butte County and in our surrounding counties -- Colusa, Glenn, Plumas, Sutter, Tehama and Yuba.
- A student with a temporary disability which makes school attendance impossible or inadvisable shall
receive individual instruction in the student's home or in a hospital or other residential health facility, excluding state
hospitals. This instruction applies to students incurring a physical, mental or emotional disability after which they can
reasonably be expected to return to regular day classes or an alternative education program without special
intervention. It does not apply to students identified as individuals with exceptional needs pursuant to Education
. (Education Code 48206.3
Independent Study - Offered to grades K-12. choose a full-time, part-time, or blended learning program with all curriculum online. Meet face-to-face with your teacher on a regular basis while you work from home.