Ballington Academy

A FREE Public Charter School System!

Classes start on Monday, August 21, at 8:00 AM sharp!

Education is the single most important factor in transforming the life of a young child and building strong healthy communities.

Ballington Academy for the Arts and Sciences offers an innovative educational experience for elementary students. We take a hands-on, project-based approach to teaching science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM).

We have charter schools located in El Centro and San Bernardino. Stop by for a visit or enroll now!

All students in California are eligible to enroll FREE. No inter-district transfer requirements are necessary. If you’re looking for a unique learning opportunity that will prepare your child for success at the next level and into adulthood, enroll now!

Ballington Academy Delivers Academic Rigor and Results:

  • Innovative Science and Engineering Laboratory Program
  • Curriculum is Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Aligned in Mathematics and English Language Arts
  • Full Adoption of Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
  • Twenty five or fewer students per classroom
  • Individual attention for your child
  • Specialized instruction including accelerated curriculum, a technology lab and after-school tutoring
  • Full day kindergarten

Ballington Academy is made possible by the Volunteers of America Community Education and Development Corporation. Our early education programs provide the needed foundation to ensure successful lives and communities.

Have You Enrolled Yet?

To enroll your child in our free public charter school, simply complete the interactive enrollment form!

Ballington Academy is available to all California students and no inter-district transfer is required. We emphasize Science, Technology, English, Arts and Math (STEAM) in a unique, experience-based learning environment.