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Middle Schoolers Giving Back!

Middle Schoolers Giving Back!

At Almond Acres Charter Academy, we grow great kids. We believe an education that addresses all aspects of a student’s life creates balanced, happy learners.  In fact, our scholastic mission is to help students succeed academically and socially by educating the...

All about kinder!

All about kinder!

At Almond Acres Charter Academy, our scholastic mission is to help students succeed academically and socially by educating the whole child: heart, mind, body and soul. We believe an education that addresses all aspects of a child’s life creates balanced, happy...

The Shows Must Go On!

The Shows Must Go On!

Lights. Camera. Action! The pandemic didn’t stop our annual talent show or theatre efforts.  Instead of our annual theatre production, our eighth graders filmed a movie. We were thrilled to work with Paso Robles Youth Arts Center and are grateful for their partnership...

We Are Makers!

We Are Makers!

A Maker Faire is a celebration of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness. It’s a place to show what we’ve made and to share what we’ve learned with others. Our Maker Faire is a great sharing opportunity for our Almond Acres Charter Academy (AACA) educational...

Standardized Testing is a Celebration!

Standardized Testing is a Celebration!

Somehow charter schools have acquired a bit of a reputation for being soft on testing. That’s not true for us!  As a tuition-free public K-8 charter school, we actively test and assess every Almond Acres Charter Academy student. AND...we celebrate testing...

3 Things to Know about Habits of Mind

3 Things to Know about Habits of Mind

By teaching kids how they're smart, we teach them to develop their thinking skills. We call them habits of mind. What are my habits?  What are the things I'm going to get good at, because I'm going to practice? These personal and intellectual character traits are what...