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VUSD Programs

FOR K-12 STUDENTS

Vacaville Early College High School (VECHS) offers students free college credits through an educational partnership between Solano Community College and Vacaville Unified School District. Students can graduate with a high school diploma and an AA degree. VECHS website

Spanish Immersion Cultural Education (SPICE) is dual immersion program located at Edwin Markham School is designed to allow both English and Spanish speaking students to develop functional Spanish fluency and literacy at no cost to their academic achievement and English development. SPICE website

 
Gifted And Talented Education (GATE) program is a model of differentiated instruction that is driven by the classroom teachers at our ten elementary schools. The students are placed in cluster groups and enriched with materials that may be accelerated or presented in greater depth and /or complexity. GATE website  
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Alternative Cooperative Education (ACE)- The ACE philosophy of education honors and supports each individual’s unique development. Our goal is to empower children to reach their potential in a supportive atmosphere where they experience joy, creativity, and self-confidence while learning about themselves and the world around them. ACE website

Essential components of the ACE philosophy that are integral to the goals include:

  • Cooperative support between students, parents, and teachers;
  • Multi-age classrooms and groupings;
  • Alternative assessment;
  • Extended learning experiences linking the classroom to the world in which we live.
 

FOR ADULTS

vacaville adult school Vacaville Adult Education offers student centered continuing education to a population diverse in age, economic status, education, language and ethnicity. The Vacaville Adult Education Program academic classes meet state standards and the career and technical programs prepare individuals for success in an ever changing job market.