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Programs Available

Butterfield Charter School is a public charter school composed of various education options and support programs, designed to fit the needs of our diverse student population. Currently Butterfield serves students in grades K-12. 



Educational Program Options


TK - 8 -  Grade Programs Available - SUSPENDED FOR SY 21-22. All TK - 8 families are to enroll in the PUSD Independent Study Program.

  • Home Schooling - Parent and student meet with teacher as scheduled. Parent participation is mandatory.  

9 - 12 Grade Programs Available

  • Independent Study - Meet with Advisory Teacher 1x wk for one hour plus additional testing time.


Support Programs Available

*   Independent Study Structured Supports:


     Seat Beased Courses (SBC) - Attend small class(es) (max 15 - 20 students) for direct instruction. Participation in SBC must be approved by referred by school administration as an intervention support. 


     Study Skills - Onite tutorials to complete work assignments. Students may walk in or be referred by Advisory teacher as an intervention. 






*   Home & Hospital Coordination Services - The purpose of home and hospital instruction is to help students maintain continuity of instruction during a period of temporary disability. "Temporary disability" means a physical, mental, or emotional disability incurred while a student is enrolled in regular day classes or an alternative education program and after which a student can reasonably be expected to return to regular day classes on an alternative educational program without special interventions." (CA Ed Code Sec. 48206.3). Medical referral forms to be submitted by home school campus. 


*   Porterville Alternative to Success Solutions (PASS) - Referral completed by home school campus or district office. For students in lieu of suspension or part of a progressive intervention. 



*   Teen Age Pregnancy & Parenting (TAPP) - Available for expectant and current parents. Perinatal and child development courses available. Child care services are also available by request. 




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To be completed by families interested in learning and potentially enrolling in our school.
Families considering attending Butterfield are invited to visit and tour our school. To schedule a visit please contact the front office at (559) 782-7057. 
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