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Agua Dulce Partnership Academy
Einstein Campuses
Einstein Academies
Valencia
San Diego
Santa Clarita
Agua Dulce
7-12
K-12
K-6
K-5
Westlake,
Ohio
K-12
Huntington
Beach
K-5
What is a Charter School?
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Are open to the public
• AEALAS, Inc.
• CA public benefit corporation
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Are tuition-free
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Participate in State Tests
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Employ credentialed teachers
• Brown Act
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Do not discriminate
• Government Code 1090
• 501(c)3 non-profit status
• Complies with:
• Public Records Act
• Files Form 700
Files Form 990 with IRS
WASC
• Our founding school is fully accredited by the Schools
Commission of the Western Association of Schools and
Colleges (WASC). All AEA/Endeavour schools will go through
the accreditation process when eligible.
Why Do We Offer More?
“Everyone is a genius. But if you
judge a fish on its ability to climb a
tree it will live its whole life
believing it’s stupid.”
--Albert Einstein
Einstein Model
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High Academic Standards
Safe Environment
World Languages
Interdisciplinary Curriculum
S.T.E.A.M
Leadership
Community Service
Performing Arts
Parental Involvement
What is our Mission?
The Endeavour Academy seeks to prepare students for 21st century
careers and lives as members of a democratic society through an
interdisciplinary educational experience that is rich in exposure to high
priority languages, which may include: Mandarin, Latin, Greek, Hebrew,
and/or Arabic.
In addition, the academy’s curriculum will provide students with tools to
develop their intellectual, artistic, physical, technological, and social
competencies, allowing them to graduate with a deep understanding of
the relationships among disciplines, and the ability to continuously
develop their intellectual integrity and curiosity through a lifelong love of
learning.
Our Faculty
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Highly qualified-CA credentialed
Charismatic, dynamic, innovative
Happy, caring, creative, engaging
Professional, organized, dedicated
Love learning!
Love Kids!
Passionate about education
We hand select our teachers!
Campus Safety
Schools should be physically secure and
emotionally safe environments where learning
can occur.
• Visitors must sign in
• Bully-free zone
Theory into Practice K-12
Core Subjects:
Enrichment Subjects:
● Math
● Language Arts
● Science
● Social Studies
● Art
● Music
● Drama
● Character Ed.
● Sci. Lab
● P.E.
● World Languages
● Community Service
● Field Trips ● Guest Speakers
Our goal is to provide a well-balanced curriculum
Elementary Requirements
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Math
Language Arts
Science & Lab
Social Studies
S.T.E.A.M. – applications/projects
Visual/Performing Arts
World Language
Physical Education
Character Education
Community Service (10 Hours/year)
Middle School Requirements
Subject Area
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
English Language
English 6
English 7
English 8
Mathematics
Math 6 /
Pre-Algebra / Algebra
Algebra / Geometry
Pre-Algebra
Foreign Language
None or Level I
None, Level or II
None, Level I, II, or III
Lab Science
General Science
Life Science
Physical Science
History/Social Studies
Social Studies
World Geography
US History
Visual/Performing Art
Music, Art, or Elective
Music, Art, or Elective
Music, Art, or Elective
Physical Education
PE
PE
PE
Community Service
15 hours
15 hours
15 hours
High School Requirements
Subject Area
9th
10th
11th
12th
English Language
Lit and Comp
World Lit
American Lit
Composition
AP Lit & Comp
AP Lang & Comp
Mathematics
Geometry
Geom./Alg. II
Alg II/Pre-Calc
AP Calc/Elective
Foreign Language
Level I or II
Level II or III
Level III or IV
Level IV or
Elective
AP Offerings
Lab Science
History/Social Studies
College Prep Elective
Biology
Ancient Civilizations
Chemistry
Physics/
Physics/
AP Bio
AP Bio
AP Chem.
AP Chem.
Mod. World
US History
US Gov/Econ
AP European
AP US History
AP US Gov
Economics
AP Micro/Macro
Photography
Art History,
Horticulture
Music, Journalism,
Computers
Film Aesthetics
Forensics
Dance, Yearbook
Visual/Performing Art
Art
Drama
Musical Theater
Filmmaking
Physical Education
PE or Athletics (2)
None or Athletics
None or Athletics
None or Athletics
Community Service
25 hours/yr
25 hours/yr
25 hours/yr
25 hours/yr
Einstein Requirements for Graduation
Subject Area
UC A-G Requirements
AEA Graduation
Requirements
English Language
4
4
Mathematics
3
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Foreign Language
2
4
Lab Science
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3
History/Social Studies
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4
College Prep Elective
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Visual/Performing Art
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Physical Education
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Community Service
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Sample Electives/Enrichment
• Visual Arts: Drawing, Painting, Three Dimensional Arts, Set Design
• Camera: Photography, Filmmaking, Film Aesthetics, TV production
• Performing Arts: Theatre, Musical Theater, Dance, Skits
• Music: Voice, Choir, Guitar, Piano
• Technology: Computer Science, Web design, Video Game Design,
Robotics, Animation
• Communication: Journalism, Creative Writing, Speech and Debate,
Yearbook, Newspaper
Clubs & Extracurricular Activities
–Launch Pad Spirit Club
–Spirit Assembly News Reporter
–Community Service Club
–Cheerleading
–Sports
–Dance
–Homework Club
–Music
–Girl Scouts
Field Trips
• Elementary
– Primary Grades:
• Local Trips
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Zoo & Safari Park
Lego Land
Butterfly Sanctuary
Aquarium
Sea World
– Intermediate Grades:
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CA Adventure Park
Sacramento
Museums/Colleges
Biz Town
Star of India
Colonial Days in Hemet
Local Businesses
• Middle and High School
– Local and Distant Trips
• Colleges
• Museums
• National and
International Travel
• Theme Parks
• Competitions
• Local Businesses
Interdisciplinary Approach
One concept covered over many subjects to show
the interconnectedness of material
Crosscutting Concepts:
• Patterns
• Cause and Effect
• Flows and Cycles
Nothing occurs in a vacuum
World Languages
• Greek, Latin, Mandarin, Arabic, and Hebrew
are in high demand by the US Government
(FBI & CIA)
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– Music
– Visual and performing arts
– History
– Culture
– Cultural appreciation
S.T.E.A.M
Performing Arts
• In class performances
– Readers’ Theatre
– Debate
• Drama class/club
– School wide performance
– Fundraising opportunities
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Talent show
Dinner Theatre
Skits
Thespian Society
Visual Arts
• Art in class
• Art class
– Follows standards
– Support curriculum
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Scene and set design
Graphic art
Costume design
Film
Photography
Music
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Music in daily lessons
Used as a memorization tool
Choir
Music in performance art/dance
Clubs
Orchestra and band
Community Service
• Elementary: 10 Hours/year
• Middle School: 15 Hours/year
• High School: 25 Hours/year
• The purpose of community service is to instill a
sense of pride in the community and our role in
that community.
• Think globally, act locally
– Paul McCarthy
Sample Calendar
 Work Days: August 6-16
 Martin Luther King: January 20
 Labor Day: September 2
 President’s Day: February 18
 Student Orientation: September 3
 Cesar Chavez Day: March 31
 Start Date: September 4
 Spring Break: April 14-21
 Veterans Day: November 11
 Memorial Day: May 26
 Thanksgiving: November 27-29
 Last Day of School: June 12
 Winter Break: December 23, 2013 –
January 3, 2014
 180 Days of instruction
 No minimum days
 Fall, winter, and spring break
Sample Elementary Schedule
Primary Grades
• 7:30-7:55 Drop off
• 8:00-9:10 Language Arts
• 9:10-9:30 Recess
• 9:30-10:15 Math
• 10:15-11:00 Rotation 1
• 11:00-11:45 Lunch
• 11:45-3:15 Rotations
– Science, Lab, Social
Studies, Language, Art, P.E.
Intermediate Grades
• 7:30-7:55 Drop off
• 8:00-9:30 Language Arts
• 9:30-9:50 Recess
• 9:55-11:15 Math
• 11:15-12:00 Lunch
• 12:00-3:15 Rotations
– Science, Lab, Social
Studies, Language, Art, P.E.
Sample Middle School & High School Schedule
Time
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday_____
8:00 – 10:05
Period 1
Period 2
Period 1
Period 2
Traditional
10:10-10:20
Break
Break
Break
Break
*See Below
10:25-12:30
Period 3
Period 4
Period 3
Period 4
12:35-1:05
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
Lunch
1:10-3:15
Period 5
Period 6
Period 5
Period 6
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8:00-9:05
Period 1
12:10-1:10
Period 4
9:10-10:10
Period 2
1:15-2:15
Period 5
10:15-10:25
Break
2:20-3:15
Period 6
10:30-11:30
Period 3
11:35-12:05
Lunch
AEA-AD Handbook
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Rules
Procedures
Policies
Dress code
Behavior expectations
Academic standards
FAQ
Available online
Dress Code
Einstein Parent Organization
• Technology Assistance
• Assist teachers
– Field trips
– Copies, prep work, etc.
• Office
• Lunch Service
• Fundraising
• Campus Safety
• Performances
• Community Service
• Yearbook/newspaper
Enrollment and Lottery
• Application online www.ealas.org
• Lottery occurs when demand exceeds our
capacity at a grade level and/or class.
• Founding parents status: parents who donate
200 hours of community service are exempt
from the lottery process. Children are
guaranteed admittance.
• Students not admitted will be placed on a
waiting list in order.
Contact
[email protected]
www.ealas.org
(661)347-6360
11311 Frascatti Street
Agua Dulce, CA 91390
Questions and Answers

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