Alternative Learning Center
The purpose of the Independent Study program is to offer students who have had difficulty with the traditional school program an opportunity to continue their education and work toward a high school diploma.Independent Study is one of the many educational options the San Bernardino City Unified School District offers to parents and students.Independent Study is not a replacement for the regular school/classroom program. It is an alternative learning program designed to assist students to earn the credits they need for graduation. The Independent Study program is a District-run program that operates on the San Andreas campus. Referrals to the program are handled through the counselor’s office with vice principal approval.The parent/guardian must meet with a vice principal prior to an application/referral being processed. ALC makes the final decisions as far as acceptance to the program. Incoming ninth-grade students are ineligible for this alternative program.