Two Charter Schools Open for Visits

The Alameda Community Learning Center and Nea Community Learning Center have information nights and school tours slated in January, before the Jan. 25, 2013, application deadlines.

ACLC, 210 Central Avenue (Building 603) is open to Alameda residents for middle and high school, and its programs focus on college readiness. Students can also participate in sports, arts and drama programs at Encinal High School.

There is a parent information meeting set for 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10, for the middle school and 7:30 p.m. for the high school. School tours of the facilities are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 11, for the middle school at 9:30 a.m. on the same day for the high school; the tours last one hour.

Go to the school’s website or application site, and call 510-521-7543 for more details.

Nea Community Learning Center is open to Alameda students in grades K-12, and the middle and high schools are hosting a parent information night on Tuesday, Jan. 22. The middle school discussion starts at 6 p.m., with the high school forum beginning at 7:30 p.m.

A tour of the school is available at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24. And the school is located at 500 Pacific Ave., near the corner of Buena Vista Avenue and Poggi Street.

Both schools focus on project-based learning. Their deadline for priority admission is 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25. Lotteries will be held for slots, if needed, on Monday, Jan. 28
See the school’s application website and school website, or call 510-748-4008 for more details.

Janet Levaux