The Classical Academies is an organization of award-winning, tuition-free, Certified California Public Charter Schools serving North San Diego County since 1999. With over 4,300 TK-12 students at campuses in Escondido, Vista, Oceanside, and Online, the schools are making a tremendous impact as they reinvent public education. Each campus offers a flexible, personalized educational environment that blends the best of independent study and the traditional classroom experience. Options range from blended in-seat and independent study programs to full-time independent study programs. The hybrid programs are uniquely designed to encourage students to explore their interests, accommodate their learning style and reach their maximum potential by becoming thinkers, communicators, and achievers. In addition to rigorous academics, small class sizes, and an acclaimed character education program students are invited to participate in a variety of extracurricular activities and clubs, such as