Phoebe Hearst and Camellia elementary schools are Basic Schools that emphasize the development of academic skills and good study habits. Students must meet admission criteria to be accepted to the lottery for the Basic Program.
The overall goal of the school staff is to bring together the most successful traditional and new methods of instruction which emphasize academic skills and good study habits.
Parental support at home contributes to children’s success in these rigorous programs. A collaborative relationship between parents and teachers creates ideal conditions for student learning and high levels of achievement.