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TIDE Mission and Philosophy

Total Immersion through a Dynamic Education

An alternative school for families with non-traditional lives

Provide a one-on-one personalized education to each student. We want each student to succeed to the best of his or her ability. This means challenging them enough but keeping them academically engaged as well!

Provide a flexible education that is adapted to each student. Having students with different needs and schedules means we need to create a learning atmosphere that is individualized. Meaning some students take their work on the road and or some choose additional class hours. We customize the academic experience.

Promote learning outside the classroom. Learning should not only be for inside the classroom.  Students intern at several local businesses for academic credit, we also work with several organizations creating community projects such as: community murals, surf clinics, and local fundraisers.  We are also fortunate to have several partnerships with state-side universities and schools this allows us to share and learn with students from all over the world.