Name: Mackenzie Lunney Age: 18 Grade: 2016 Graduate I chose: Keys College & Career Prep Why? For the flexibility to work with my schedule and
the college preparation. Mackenzie says: “When I first started with Keys during my freshman year, I was five weeks behind and I thought I was never going to make it through. With the help of my Education Specialist, I felt confident and was able to finish the work”. Mackenzie plans to pursue a nursing career and her advice to new students is “No matter what, don’t give up. Lots of people are there to help and you should always take advantage of that help.”
Keys College and Career Prep 9-12: Keys College and Career Prep is an independent study program that serves students in grades 9-12. Keys students are assigned to an Educational Specialist (ES) who will be responsible for selecting and ordering curriculum, as well as meeting with the parent and student at least once a week to assign school work and review graded assignments. Students may be allowed to take 2 classes at one of the Springs Student Centers if space is available, and are encourage to participate in Internships, CTE courses, and other applicable programs. Keys College and Career Prep centers are located in the following areas: Beaumont, Corona, Hemet, Indio, Menifee, Santa Ana, Rancho Cucamonga. Riverside, Temecula, and Vista.
Imagine a high school
Where your teacher believes in you and your abilities to be successful
With a drama free environment
Where you may be involved in Internships, Career Technical Education courses and/or concurrent enrollment at college
Where you can earn credit pursuing your passion with careers, music, or athletics
That is a supportive and rigorous college prep independent study program
Where your teacher listens and cares about you
Where you can be the best that you can be
KEYS High School is all of the above and more. KEYS students work independently to prepare for college and careers in a friendly and caring environment. The KEYS teachers help the students discover their inner strengths and solve problems independently.
If you would like to contact a member of the Keys Independent Study staff, please fill in the form below.
Springs KEYS student Hannah Hebdon has been named a Student of the Month by the Murrieta Chamber of Commerce. She earned the honor, said her teacher Summer Knapp, because “Hannah is an independent worker who is disciplined.
Alyssa Takeshita-Kaufman, 15, a 10th-grade student with the KEYS program, is active in the Civil Air Patrol at March Air Reserve Base and had the opportunity to ride onboard a KC-135 Stratotanker, which is used to refuel other planes in flight.
KEYS students and sisters, Natania and Jayna Jaramillo, regularly volunteer to help with kindergarten students. The 11th-grade Banning residents assist with reading, math, and social studies. Natania explained, “I help the kids stay on track with what they are supposed to be doing, while the teacher does ‘teacher time.’”
What I love the most about attending Springs Charter Schools is that when you need help in a class or if you have a question, the teachers will always be there for you.
- Maria C., Student High School
Springs Charter Schools are parent choice schools where the community is our classroom. Our mission is to foster the innate curiosity of our students, empower their parents, and promote optimum learning by collaboratively developing a personalized learning program for each student.
Eagle = Choice, Freedom, Initiative
River = Community
Book = Empowering Parents (Knowledge is Power)
Torch = Curiosity, Passion for Learning
Hands = Collaboration
Keys = Personalization, Unlocking the Student’s Potential
Oak Branches = Continuous Lifelong Learning
Springs Charter Schools
Mailing Address 27740 Jefferson Avenue, Temecula, CA 92590