2014 Education Snapshot
February, 2014 - Issue #112
Getting to Know...
Legacy Christian Academy
Legacy's education experts are tireless advocates for their highly-academic, college-preparatory learning environment. You will be hard pressed to find a school that places greater emphasis on preparing students for the 21st-century workplace. Legacy is a private, non-profit organization that exalts Christ and His Word. The Academy's distinctly-Christian environment sows the seeds of faith and good character into the hearts, minds and practices of Legacy students. Legacy's inspirational, state-of-the-art 30,000-square-feet facility, conveniently located in the heart of Valencia, provides a safe place to learn and grow. The Legacy Christian Academy leadership invests considerable effort to provide families with a close-knit, supportive educational community. The truly customizable education experience boasts warm, caring teachers; a low teacher-to-student ratio of 1:13; WASC accreditation; and top-of-the-line classroom technology. 257-7377

"The wisest investment you can make for your child is the 'right' college education that will allow them to start their career and achieve their dreams in life. A Harvard study shows that surrounding your child in an environment with
LIKE-MINDED STUDENTS and professors will increase their chances of landing their dream job with the highest salary possible," ~ College Planning Experts
College Planning Experts
College Planning Experts offers a vast array of services, including career planning and placement; college counseling; application and essay writing techniques; strategic college placement; admissions strategies; scholarship, merit, institutional, grant and financial aid planning; negotiation strategies; community college and trade school planning; international college planning and guidance; counseling for students with learning disabilities and more. The organization has helped over 2,500 students achieve their college and career goals without jeopardizing their parents' retirements. Free college planning workshops are offered regularly. You can sign up online at or by phone.

SCVi Charter School
Offering Kindergarten through 12th grade, this free public school with no district boundaries specializes in educating the whole child and providing deeper learning. SCVi is the first in the city to be awarded the world-renowned International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme certificate of authorization. Attaining the IB authorization took years and was no small feat, but it was important to SCVi with its focus on the whole learner - academic, social, and emotional - and its emphasis on making a difference in the community, and in the world, to leave it a better place for future generations. Want to learn more - and see the SCVi philosophy in practice? Tours are always available at the Hasley Canyon school site in Castaic, or discover more on their website: 705-4820
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