River Oaks Academy

ROA HEADLINES: STEAM Expo OXN: Mar 14th Prep & Pizza WLV: Mar 28th

Director's Interview

River Oaks Academy Director, Claudia Weintraub, was recently interviewed by Mark Sylvester for the 805Conversations podcast about her vision of the future of education and how River Oaks Academy helps families succeed in it.

Topics Discussed:

  • Definition of Independent Learning
  • The role of the family in supporting the student
  • Building parent competency
  • How to determine if your family is ready for home-schooling
  • The role of common core standards in homeschooling
  • Home-schooled students are more articulate, more polite, more well-rounded and more likely to give back in their community and why that’s true.
  • Project-based learning
  • Career Pathway programs
  • College and Career readiness
  • What the next five years look like for River Oaks

Freshly Posted

  • Lights, Camera, TV STUDIO!
    Students are learning the production behind your favorite TV shows and the results are a hit! Using simulated multi-camera and live TV studio setups based on the industry professional standards. Teacher’s Neal and Sam have been training […]
  • ROA Athlete University Signing
    Congratulations to River Oaks senior Alexa (Lexi) , who recently signed a National Letter of Intent to play intercollegiate tennis and attend the University of Texas, Austin, in the fall of 2019! Lexi has become a valuable member of the River Oaks […]
  • STEAM Expo in Oxnard
    The ROA STEAM Expo in Oxnard is Coming Up on Thursday, March 14th from 10:00 – 12:00   Join us for an day of hands on activities and  student presentations from textiles to technology. Student exhibits Hands on activities Robotics class […]
  • Prep & Pizza
    ATTENTION STUDENTS GRADES 3rd – 8th: ESSENTIAL PRACTICE IS COMING UP MAR 28th   Gain better understanding of language arts for our mandatory state assessments Become familiar with the language and format of the test Socialize, interact, […]
  • Workshops: Spring 2019 Starts Jan 28th
    The Spring 2019 Workshop Session is almost ready to begin. The session will begin January 28th and will end March 29th. We will soon announce the starting date for signups. We are excited to offer many new, amazing workshops this year. Welcome back […]
CA_HR16_School1 We’re proud to be named a #CAHonorRoll #ScholarSchool, which recognizes high performing schools across the state. The Honor Roll by CBEE is the only school recognition program in the state using only student achievement outcomes as the criteria and is a growing resource for all schools to learn about best practices that increase student achievement. CBEE utilizes data from the non-profit Educational Results Partnership, the largest longitudinally-linked, actionable school system of data in the country. http://edresults.org/HonorRoll/HonorRoll
Board Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at River Oaks Academy, 920 Hampshire Road, Suite X, Westlake Village, at 6:30 p.m. Meetings may be cancelled or rescheduled due to unavoidable calendar issues. No meeting is scheduled during the month of July. Meetings are open to the public. Click here for Board Agendas
Our school policies are posted on our website along with other school documents. Click here for School Policies

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New Homeschoolers


River Oaks is a personalized learning, accredited public charter for students in kindergarten through grade twelve. Our families are
fully supported by credentialed, caring teachers. We support a variety of learning and teaching styles and encourage “out-of-the” box approaches to learning and curriculum. Our approach is personalized to your family’s needs.


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Tuition-FREE


We are a public, tuition-free charter school. We are open to any student who wishes to attend a personalized learning program. We are exploration-based and creative, providing children with the opportunity to address the California content standards in a variety of methods. We incorporate onsite classes for socialization, parent participation and parent education.

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Your Schedule


As a personalized learning program, you can create your own schedule and your student works at his/her own pace. We believe that all children are born with the capacity for brilliance. It is our mission to help children find, nurture and sustain the passion that will lead to their individual forms of brilliance, by allowing and tailoring education to ensure that every student achieves the highest standard possible.

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Top Quality


At River Oaks Academy we believe that twenty-first century children need an educational system that focuses more on process: an education that relies less on the rote memorization of out-dated facts and more on exploring, experimenting and creating. We believe that our students should learn to access information through synthesizing, prioritizing and analyzing. Our success has shown in our latest API score, which has increased by 46 points to 851.

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Great Teachers


In our program you will have the support of our highly qualified, credentialed teachers. Our teachers have extensive training to work with the varying needs of our students and are trained to guide and collaborate with our families to meet their needs. Our teachers are excited about our mission and vision and always stay on top of the latest personalized learning trends.

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Support & Community


At River Oaks we support and are committed to a high level of parent participation. Parents are involved in a variety of committees and organize field trips, park days, parent mentor programs, potlucks and much more. Seasoned parents welcome new parents to the program, children make friends with new children and everyone participates in their own way. River Oaks Academy is filled with other families like yours who have made the choice to join our personalized learning program. We know you’ll find great events, make new friends and get thoughtful support.

NOTICE: THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ("CDE") HAS REQUESTED THAT LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES THROUGHOUT THE STATE POST THE FOLLOWING LINK:  www.cde.ca.gov/morganhillcase  PURSUANT TO CASE NO. 2:11-cv-3471-KJM-AC

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