Students & Families

Quick Links

Aeries Parent Portal

Update emergency contact information and check attendance.


Download sports forms and health information waivers.

Bell Schedule

View recess and lunch breaks to help with schedule coordination.


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


Reference the academic calendar for the current school year.


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

Spirit Wear

Order t-shirts and sweatshirts that show your school spirit!


View uniform guidelines or participate in a uniform exchange .


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 citizenship.

Family Handbook

Learn the basics of our school’s infastructure and guidelines.

Multi-Tiered Systems of Support

See how we provide support in three tiers.

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

Review the matrix for PBIS.

Safe School Plan

Explore the programs and strategies that promote safety.

SELPA Local Plan

View the Special Education Local Plan Area documentation.

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



First child: $34/month
Second child: $20/month

First child: $24/month
Second child: $16/month

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.

Prices subject to change with learning model.

Bus Schedule


Park Street, facing north @ 24th St.

7:05 am – 7:10 am


Barney Schwartz Park, Union Rd., Paso Robles

7:20 am – 7:30 am

Please make sure to arrive at your bus stop early to ensure there is plenty of time for the bus driver to follow Covid-19 procedures, including temperature screening.



Barney Schwartz Park, Union Rd., Paso Robles

2:00 pm – 2:05 pm


Centennial Park, Nickerson Drive, Paso Robles

2:15 pm – 2:20 pm

If you cannot be at the bus stop at the designated time, the bus will continue on the route with your student/s. You will need to make arrangements to pick your student up at the school when the bus driver completes the route or meet the bus at the designated stop.


***Due to COVID-19, free lunch is available to all students and siblings through December 2020***


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.


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


Review the guidelines.


Complete an application.

Uniform Guidelines

The complete guidelines for uniforms can be found in the Family Handbook.  While uniform polos should be purchased from our uniform vendor, all other apparel can be purchased from the vendor of your choice.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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!