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Independent Study Hybrid High School

Sherman Thomas Charter High School is a hybrid of non-classroom, standards-based independent study with direct instruction in the core academic areas open to students in grades 9-12.  Students enrolled, receive their primary academic support from an assigned certificated teacher through direct instruction provided twice weekly.  Credentialed Teachers (CT) work with the students on the campus of STCHS.

Now Accepting Grades 9 - 12


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Message from our Principal

"Sherman Thomas Charter High School provides an innovative learning environment through a blend of service learning, strong academics, and career preparation through hands-on experience.  The students are educated in a small class setting that allows individual attention from teachers and opportunities to pursue projects that enhance instruction."

- Robert Poythress                                    

Madera's Mayor and STCHS Board Member


 Sherman Thomas Charter High School is fully accreditaed by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Schools (WASC) for grades 9-12.


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