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Independent Study


Parents/guardians may request Short-Term Independent Study at their child's school of attendance.  The request must be in writing and approved by the site administrator prior to the absence.  The duration is a minimum of 5 consecutive school days up to and including 20 consecutive school days.  All student work shall be submitted upon return to receive academic and attendance credit.

The criteria to participate in Short-Term Independent Study reads, as follows:  vacation; funeral; out-of-state/country travel; religious purposes; child care issues; family emergencies; extended illness; pregnancy; custody situations, and/or; student safety issues


eCademy Charter provides an independent study program for grades seven and eight.  Students meet once a week on an assigned day and time for two hours with the independent study teacher and receives standards-based instruction and assignments.  Independent study students are expected to spend the remainder of the school week at home completing assignments.  This program is for qualified students.  Contact the Turlock Junior High School administration for more information.  Students returning to Turlock Junior High School from eCademy Charter must contact the TJHS Assistant Principal of Student Services.