Students & Families

Quick Links

Aeries Parent Portal

Update emergency contact information and check attendance.

Bell Schedule

View recess and lunch breaks to help with schedule coordination.

Bus

Ride the bus from Paso to the Almond Acres Charter Academy campus.

Calendar

Reference the academic calendar for the current school year.

Lunch

View the monthly menu or apply to obtain free or reduced price lunch.

Uniforms

View uniform guidelines or participate in a uniform exchange .

Resources

Boundaries Policy

View expectations regarding student and staff interactions.

Discipline Matrix

Review the discipline plan that helps redirect student behavior.

Good Citizenship

Download our no bullying contract that encourages positive citizenship.

Family Handbook

Learn the basics of our school’s infastructure and how we Grow Great Kids!

Safe School Plan

Explore the programs and strategies that promote student safety.

Volunteer Handbook

Make a difference by sharing your time and talents with our youth.

Wellness Policy

Discover how we address nutrition and physical activity at our school.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ride the Bus

We transport students from two convenient locations in Paso Robles for an affordable monthly rate.

In order to ride the bus, students must have a Rider Contract on file for the current school year.

Fees & Payments

 

DAILY, ROUND-TRIP
First child: $85/month
Second child: $50/month

DAILY, ONE-WAY
First child: $60/month
Second child: $40/month

SINGLE USE
10 rides: $65

One-day free pass to all students!
See Mr. B for a pass.

Bus payments are due by the 1st of each month. Payments will be accepted via the PayPal link below or the locked drop box in the office.  The driver cannot accept payments.

Bus Schedule

MORNING ROUTE (Mon-Fri)

Park Street, facing north @ 24th St.

7:10 am – 7:15 am

Barney Schwartz Park, Union Rd., Paso Robles

7:20 am – 7:25 am

 

AFTERNOON ROUTE (M, T, Th, F)

Barney Schwartz Park, Union Rd., Paso Robles

3:20 pm – 3:25 pm

Centennial Park, Nickerson Drive, Paso Robles

3:35 pm – 3:40 pm

 

AFTERNOON ROUTE (Early Release Wednesdays)

Barney Schwartz Park, Union Rd., Paso Robles

2:15 pm – 2:20 pm

Centennial Park, Nickerson Drive, Paso Robles

2:30 pm – 2:35 pm

 

AFTERNOON ROUTE (Minimum Day)

Barney Schwartz Park, Union Rd., Paso Robles

1:00 pm – 1:05 pm

Centennial Park, Nickerson Drive, Paso Robles

1:15 pm – 1:20 pm

Lunch

PURCHASE LUNCH

The cost for lunch is $2.60/student.  Milk may be purchased for $.35.

Your child’s lunch account can be credited by sending a check to the AACA office.  Please make checks payable to “Lillian Larsen” and write “hot lunch” in the memo along with your child’s name.

FREE & REDUCED PRICE LUNCH

The reduced lunch price is $.40.  Qualified households may submit an application for a free or reduced-price lunch.

STEP 1

Review the guidelines.

STEP 2

Complete an application.

Uniform Guidelines

The complete guidelines for uniforms can be found in the Family Handbook.

Shirts

Shirts are Royal Blue, Red, Yellow, or Kelly Green Polos (short or long sleeve) with the school logo (white lettering and silver inner shaded circle). 

For added warmth during cold weather, a long-sleeved black, white, gray, or navy shirt may be worn underneath.  

Shirts must be tucked into pants, shorts, etc.

***Please note: Our polo shirt provider’s website will inaccessible starting November 6th for 7-10 business days while they update inventory.***

Bottoms

The bottom color choices are navy and khaki and can be purchased from a retailer of your choice.  Pants may not be denim or cargo style.  Boys’ shorts length: must be at or above the knees. (A portion of the knee must be showing.)

Girls’ skirts, skorts, shorts, and jumpers: must be 3 1/2 inches or less above the top of the knee when standing.  White, gray, black or navy tights/leggings can we worn underneath.

Footwear

Shoes need to be closed-toe and good for running and playing (no open-toe or platform style). Flat heeled boots are acceptable, but they may not be UGG style.

All boots, excluding rain boots, must be a neutral color.  Shoes should primarily be white, navy, black, gray, or dark brown.

Socks must be worn at all times and should be white, navy, black, or gray.

Outerwear

Plain navy blue or white sweatshirts and sweaters (no logos or decals, with the exception of the school logo) are permitted in the classroom.  Heavier winter jackets (no specified color) are acceptable outside as needed.

Hats should be navy with the AACA identification.  During cold weather, beanies are allowed as long as they are navy and have the AACA identification. Hats and beanies are not allowed to be worn indoors.  All outerwear is available for purchase using the link below.

Accessories

Belts are encouraged.  If worn, they must be plain brown or black.

Fake nails, make-up, and large pieces of jewelry are not appropriate for school.

Girls’ earrings must be post/stud type for safety reasons and should not exceed two per ear.

Boys may not wear earrings. Hair should be natural color.

Temporary tattoos of any kind are not allowed.

Additional Info

Clothing must be clean, neat, un-torn and appropriately sized.  Extreme bagginess or tightness of clothing is unacceptable.

If your child is not following the dress code, parents or guardians will be called and/or a written warning that details the uniform infraction will be made.

Parents/guardians will be expected to bring appropriate clothing to the child, or they may be outfitted in a borrowed AACA uniform.

Spirit Wear

PURCHASE SHIRTS & SWEATSHIRTS

These uniform approved shirts and sweatshirts are great for students and parents alike.  Spirit shirts can be worn by students on Fridays, while outerwear can be worn each and every day of the week!

Orders are filled monthly.  Download, complete, and return the order form along with your payment to the office.

Uniform Swap

The AACA Uniform Swap gives families a way to trade outgrown uniforms with other AACA families in order to save from buying costly new uniform pieces.

The Uniform Swap is scheduled twice per year. During the event, the swap inventory will be displayed, and families can shop for their upcoming needs!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit Us

We love meeting new families, showing them around the school, and answering their questions.

If you would like to join us for a campus tour to see if Almond Acres is a good fit for your family, please complete and submit the form below.

We look forward to meeting you!

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