Independence Charter Academy - ICA

Independence Charter Academy



15350 Riverview Road
PO Box 249
Helendale, CA 92342

(760) 952 -1760
Fax (760) 245-1034


We are currently enrolling students in grades TK-12.  
Please call 760-952-1760 to get more information or to schedule
an enrollment appointment.

ICA Enrollment Packet

The mission of the Independence Charter Academy, in conjunction with parental and community support, is to develop all students to the fullest of their potential while educating our students to accomplish their highest level of academic accomplishment and develop a positive self-esteem.  The staff at the Independence Charter Academy will provide a dynamic educational system centered around student achievement, integrity, character development and the lifelong learning.  Independence Charter Academy is committed to focusing on high expectations and individual academic success and to creating a community of respect and responsibility to enable all students to become caring, contributing citizens who can succeed in our diverse world.


Independence Charter Academy will provide a high-quality education environment that formulates students to be responsible citizens whether they choose post-secondary education, the military or employment following graduation.  We are committed to motivating our students by inspiring them to think critically, collaborate and communicate successfully with others, solve problems efficiently, and incorporate useful technology to enrich their lives.

WE ASPIRE excellence as we instruct and support students to prepare for the future.
WE SERVE the students and community and strive to meet their needs and challenges.
WE VALUE each student’s development, successes, disappointments, and the finished product.


Strengthen and expand the “complete student” concept of education including leadership, citizenship, personal and interpersonal development.
Develop and maintain instructional curriculum, that continuously responds to the movements and difficulties of occupations, higher education and the military.
Offer the incentives that motivate students to stay in school, develop self-discipline, and develop into self-reliant and useful citizens.
Serve a diverse learning community, without discrimination.
Assess and encompass our standards of excellence in the classroom, instruction, and activities.
Provide leadership and cultivate a strong partnership with parents, the community, and businesses.
Deliver direction, contact, and counseling for students, to make decisions regarding their goals.


We will provide a safe learning environment that nurtures positive character, accountability and values by treating all members of the school community with respect.
We will conduct the business of education in a professional, ethical, and legal manner.
We will help to ensure an atmosphere conducive to learning, by communicating standards to students and parents.


Please come have some fun interacting with your teachers as K-6 Students participate in exciting activities!  

Wednesdays from 9:00-11:30AM


Thursdays are Thrilling at ICA! Please come check out our new elective courses available: Band, Emergency Medical Response, Spanish, Creative Writing, and ASB



About Independent Study

Independence Charter Academy is an independent study program serving families with students in Transitional Kindergarten through 12th grade. Students meet with their assigned teacher by appointment on a schedule based upon the students' needs. Students in grades TK-6 are assessed at every regularly scheduled appointment. Students in grades 7-12 are tested at the end of each unit of study and course grades are based on a combination of their daily school work and unit test scores.  Students in good standing are eligible for participation in extra-curricular activities.  Please give us a call at (760) 952-1760 for more information.

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