We want to help our homeschool families understand more about our program and provide these general FAQ’s to assist.
Questions compiled by collegeseekers.education
What is Valiant’s website?
What year was Valiant established?
What is Valiant’s school philosophy?
Family Choice, Family First
We are committed to providing a world-class education that takes into account different learning styles and allows families a voice. Valiant is here to provide professional support throughout the process. Your Education. Your Choice.
Where can I find Valiant on social media?
Facebook – Valiant Prep Homeschool
Facebook – Valant Prep Parents and Families (existing families only)
Instagram – Valiant Prep
What do you call the credentialed support teachers?
What grades does Valiant serve?
What are the TK and Kindergarten cut off dates?
Students that turn five years old before or on September 1 qualify for Kindergarten. Students who turn five years old between September 2 and December 2 can enroll in Transitional Kindergarten anytime during our enrollment window for the school year. Students that turn five before December 2 can sign up for Transitional Kindergarten on or after their fifth birthday while our enrollment window is still open.
What counties does Valiant serve?
Butte, Colusa, Contra, Costa, Fresno, Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Kings, Lake, Los Angeles, Madera, Marin, Mendocino, Merced, Mono, Monterey, Napa, Orange, Placer, Riverside, Sacramento, San Benito, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, Sutter, Tulare, Ventura, Yolo, Yuba and adding more!
What is the enrollment application deadline?
What is Valiant’s policy on immunization?
We do not require our students to have their full set of immunizations. However, in accordance with Senate Bill 277, record of any immunizations received must be sent in with your application. An immunization waiver is also available.
How much does Valiant provide in instructional funds?
Where can I find a list of Valiant vendors?
Is Amazon a vendor?
How are orders processed?
Parent completes a Materials or Service Request Form. The EC confirms and processes the request, then materials get shipped directly to the family.
Does Valiant have a Resource Center/Curriculum Closet?
EC’s will have a list of curriculum that is available free to families. Along with your coach, a curriculum specialist is also available to assist in using funds to select the appropriate curriculum.
Does Valiant have a learning center?
School-sponsored classes offered.
Classes are taken with Vendors.
Are there any restrictions on curriculum?
We do not purchase or reimburse sectarian curriculum/classes/supplies. While material requests should be basic in nature, Valiant works to honor the families’ wishes and needs based on the individual educational plans.
How can instructional funds be used at Valiant Prep?
Valiant Prep Charter School only allows for public funding to be used on secular curriculum and instruction.
How often do I need to meet with my Educational Coach?
Once every 20 school days. Additional meetings may be held if needed.
What does a typical meeting with the teacher entail?
Meetings are tailored to the individual family needs. Typically, one parent and all students meet at a public location or virtually. The family discusses their progress for the LP with their coach. The coach will collect samples at that time and answer any questions/concerns.
What does Valiant require for work samples?
K-8: 1 sample per learning period- family choice, plus a Physical Education Log
High School: 1 sample for each class per learning period (A learning period is approximately one month long)
Do I have to submit instructional plans?
How long does a meeting with the teacher last?
There are no set time requirements. Meetings typically last approximately one hour because we love to connect with our families.
What options does Valiant offer for high school students?
We have several High School Paths that are tailored to meet the goals and needs of your student. Several online classes and Vendor classes to choose from.
What are Valiant’s standardized testing requirements?
Testing will be proctored by your educational coach to ensure the comfort of your student while testing.
State Testing (in spring):
SBAC (language arts and math), Students in grades 3-8 and 11
CAST (science), Students in grades 5,8,10
PFT (physical fitness test), Students in grades 5,7,9
iReady Benchmark testing is also available, but not mandatory.
Special Education / IEP / 504 / service providers
Valiant offers online services only.
Does Valiant offer any special programs?
Parent Information Webinars
Park/Beach Days/Community Events