About Our Program

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    Homeschool families are invited to participate in our parent partnership program. 
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    Facilities

    • Port Gardner is located at 3516 Rucker AV in the long white building west of Sequoia High School.
    • We have several large classrooms along with all of the supplies and equipment needed for instruction.
    • A full-sized gymnasium is available for use with parent-supervision.
    • We are excited to offer science classes at the Lively Environmental Center, drama productions in partnership with Evergreen Middle School, and many other engaging course offerings.

    Support

    • A vast library of curriculum materials including textbooks, science kits, workbooks, and teacher's manuals is available for checkout.
    • Workspace is available for parents and students, a toddler room for young children, and a fully functioning kitchen for lunch preparation.
    • Learning allocation for the purchase of curriculum materials is available each semester for full-time students.

    Technology

    • Over forty computers and Chromebooks with internet access are available for instruction, integrating technology and accessing learning-based websites.
    • Onsite and home-based access to Online Learning curriculum and Online High School are available for enrolled students.
    • State of the art technology is used as part of class instruction, including presentation systems, computer labs, and digital equipment.

    Services

    • We are a designated location for registering the Declaration of Intent to Provide Home-based Instruction.
    • Professional academic guidance is available to help with achieving and coordinating high school credits and graduation requirements.
    • Standardized testing is provided in the spring for annual assessment of students receiving home-based instruction.
    • Access is provided to Everett Public Schools workshops and training activities for students and parents including math, reading, writing, science, technology, test preparedness, and more.
    • We provide guidance and support towards Everett Public Schools diploma and graduation, including graduation ceremonies.
    Requirements         
    • Weekly contact with a certificated teacher is required.
    • Monthly progress submitted to student learning plan advisor.
    • 2 hours of volunteering per month - onsite and offsite opportunities available.