Frequently Asked Questions about New Hope Charter School
Who will lead New Hope Charter School?
New Hope Charter School will be led by a team of highly-qualified education leaders who have successfully operated charter schools and district schools in the Sacramento region. Executive Director Herinder Pegany was the Stanislaus County Teacher of the Year, and as Founding Principal guided PS7 to become a California Distinguished School and California Charter School of the Year.
Where will New Hope Charter School be located?
New Hope Charter School will be located at Glenwood Elementary School during the 2021-22 school year. We will move to our permanent facility on Norwood Avenue in the 2022-23 school year.
What is a charter school?
A charter school is a tuition-free, public school that students and families choose to attend. Like all charter schools, New Hope Charter School is accountable for academic results and for upholding the promises made in our charter petition, which has been reviewed and approved by Robla School District.
Will Teachers be required to hold a teaching credential?
All New Hope Charter School Teachers will be fully credentialed by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. Also, our Teachers will fully engage in on-going, high-quality professional development and coaching to ensure they are prepared to meet the needs of all our students.
How do I learn more about the education program and enroll my student at New Hope Charter School?
Families and their students can learn much more about our education program and enroll for 7th-grade during our Enrollment Meetings in March. Dates, times and registration are in the Events section of our website.
Will New Hope Charter School serve students with special needs?
New Hope Charter School fully embraces the opportunity to serve students with special needs, including students with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and English Learners. Our team will work closely with each family to develop an individualized learning plan and systems of support to meet each Scholar’s unique needs.
Will transportation be provided for students?
New Hope Charter School will partner with Robla School District to provide transportation for students.