Moving to Farber August 2024-25
Farber School of Independent Study

Current Location 822 N Abby St Fresno, CA 93701 – (559) 457-3190

Farber School of Independent Study, formerly JE Young Academic Center, is an innovative program that focuses on providing a rigorous academic setting through independent learning. Students are offered a learning experience in small group settings with a content area teacher who provides individualized support.

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  • Grade level 9-12
  • Special circumstances OR off track for graduation by 30 credits or less
  • SPED RSP (61) may qualify for placement

Course Types

  • Edgenuity courses for core and elective classes
  • Direct instruction elective options


  • Optimal site for special circumstances
  • Quarter system
  • Students are scheduled to attend 2-3 days per week and work independently from home the rest of the week
  • Flexible scheduling options
  • Small school setting
  • Expected completion of at least 15 credits per quarter, more if credit recovery is needed


  • Monthly parent luncheon
  • Monthly parent luncheon teacher every week
  • School Social Workers
  • Post Secondary supports
  • Campus Safety Assistant
  • FAX Bus passes

Additional Opportunities

  • Senior Activities: Prom, Senior trip, Graduation ceremony
  • CTE Public Service
  • FCC Dual Enrollment classes
  • Work Experience course
  • Summer School and Winter Session
  • Eligible students are allowed to play sports at home site
  • Early graduation
  • College field trips
  • Clubs
  • Men’s Alliance
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