FAQS

Who is the typical ICL student?

The ICL student is seeking a college-prep education that is personalized and accommodating to meet their needs of their commitments relating to their passions. They are intellectually curious and benefit from personal interaction with their peers and teachers.

How do I get more information about enrolling in ICL Academy?

Please complete this inquiry form, and you will be contacted within 24 hours by the Head of School or a member of the Admissions Team.

May I start classes at any time of the year?

Yes, we offer rolling admissions and our courses are self-paced. Students can complete their coursework in a suggested time-frame, or they may feel free to accelerate or slow down their pace at any time.

Is ICL Accredited?

Yes, we are accredited by WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges). Accreditation is integral to a school’s perpetual cycle of assessment, planning, implementation, monitoring, and reassessment based upon student achievement.

The philosophy of the Accrediting Commission for Schools centers upon three beliefs:

(1) a school’s goal is successful student learning;
(2) the school has a clear purpose and schoolwide student goals;
(3) the school engages in external and internal evaluations as part of continued school improvement to support student learning.

Additionally, ICL Academy is a registered independent school with the State of California (CDS Code: 19647336150239), and all courses will be NCAA approved.

Does ICL offer financial aid?

Yes, financial assistance is available to those families facing financial difficulties. Speak with the Head of School for more information.

Will my child be working alone on “modules” or interacting with teachers and peers?

Our classes are designed to be highly interactive, where students are regularly engaged in collaborative problem solving exercises with peers. Further, they will have frequent 1:1 conversations with all their teachers.

What are the specific admissions criteria? Are there standardized tests required in order to enroll?

Upon completion of the inquiry form, you will be contacted by ICL to learn more about the school. We will also review your child’s academic history to create a personalized course of study. We do not require any formal admissions exams, but will be happy to include them as a part of the application process.

To what extent will my child work with and be supported by their teachers?

Students will meet with each subject teacher at least twice a week, using real-time video conferencing. They are also available to answer questions and emails to help ensure students do not struggle with their coursework.