Is independent study the right program for your education?


Seeking an alternative to traditional schooling?

A self-starter and an independent learner?

In an extra-curricular competitive program and need a flexible school schedule?

Interested in online learning?

Easily distracted in a large classroom setting?


Work during the week?

Have tasks that make it difficult for you to attend school?

Suffer from anxiety and need a learning environment that allows you to learn in the comfort of your own home?

If you answered “YES” to any of these questions, NOVA may be the school for you!


1:1 instruction with a teacher for one hour, once a week

Co-enrollment at Novato High, San Marin High, College of Marin, and Santa Rosa Junior College

Small math labs in Algebra I and Geometry

Math tutoring twice a week

Steps to Enrollment

  1. Talk to your school counselor.
  2. Complete an application and include all required information (transcript or report card, attendance records, test scores, and IEP if applicable).
  3. If you have an IEP, the amendment must specify that independent study is recommended.
  4. Students must have a 2.0 GPA and satisfactory attendance to be eligible.
  5. Intake interviews are conducted twice a month from August through April 8, 2016.

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