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Yes. Our formal Accreditation Visit was scheduled for April 18-19, 2017 and we were fully accredited at that time.
Your child must be 5 years of age on or before September 1st of the year you want them to start school.
An online school utilizes computer based curricula and virtual meeting spaces (on-line conferencing, like BigBlueButton, and Skype) to support distance based education. Our program adds text materials for k-12 grade learners, on-site enrichment and instruction, and social activities to promote a comprehensive learning experience.
Parents are expected to be the learning coach for each student. A
Learning Coach is the parent-educator for the student. Our
highly qualified teachers are available to help support parents by
providing instruction, learning strategies and resources to you.
Parents remain the learning coach for each student. As student move
into the upper grades and into high school, however, we expect them to
take on an increased level of responsibility for their own learning and
accountability. Our highly qualified teachers provide face to face
instruction for on-site and concurrent enrollment students. Teachers
and/or academic coaches support students completing online-only courses.
LSI is a free public charter school publicly funded by the Utah Department of Education. The only cost incurred by a family is travel expenses, if attending on-site classes, or for family day-trips/excursions.
Yes! Field trips offer not just an educational component but also
a social component as well. LSI offers several field trips a year.
DIEBELS is an assessment tool administered to students upon enrollment to gather baseline data, and then again in the Spring term. The assessment tracks student progress in Reading and helps identify where a student’s strengths and weaknesses are. We provide the learning coach with a detailed report and a list of instructional ideas to build the weaker areas, as well as support the stronger areas. Additionally, we use this data to plan curricula and analyze program needs.
The MAPS Assessment is a tool LSI implemented that has been very successful in gauging annual progress. Upon enrollment, and then again in the Spring term, our teachers administer the adaptive MAPS Assessment to each student in Reading and Math.
The assessment helps identify where a student’s strengths are, as well as weaker areas to build. We provide the learning coach with a detailed report and ways to build the student’s skills. Additionally, we use this data to plan curricula and analyze program needs.
Enrichments are face-to-face classes and activities that we conduct each
week throughout the year to “enrich” your student’s learning
experience. At the elementary level, we encourage parents to select
enrichment opportunities and experiences for their child that directly
match their child’s learning plan, and that will help their child
develop those talents and abilities that go beyond “core” subjects.
Enrichment may include curriculum, physical resources, or services,
such as music lessons.
At the junior high level, we offer on-site PE, Speech, Music, Drama,and
Art classes, and may add activities such as band or orchestra. These
enrichments provide opportunities for students to work cooperatively
with other students of similar age levels, and receive instruction from
certified teachers. 7th-12th grade students are also encouraged to
continue devloping and expanding their individual talents and interests
through selecting enrichment opportunities, curriculum, physical
resources, or services funded by their learning plan budget.
We require all students to be enrolled full time with us, but do follow state law by allowing Dual enrollment for up to 2 classes.
No. Our charter is a state-wide charter, allowing us to serve students anywhere in Utah.
No. Our charter is a Utah charter, which does not allow us to serve students outside of Utah.
Yes. All students who enroll in a public charter school are expected to participate in state testing in grades 3-8, and 11.