When was Halstrom founded?
In 1985, Halstrom was founded as Futures High School. Since then, Halstrom has helped every one of the 15,000 students whom we have taught to reach their potential and believe in themselves.
How many students are typically enrolled at Halstrom?
The number of students fluctuates from year to year and month to month. However, the school has experienced continued growth since it first opened in 1985. To date, more than 15,000 students have attended Halstrom.
What kind of students attends Halstrom?
Our students are from varied backgrounds with a wide range of abilities and learning styles. All kinds of students attend Halstrom from gifted to remedial, and all students find success. Halstrom students are motivated to succeed on their own terms, and they become responsible, self-directed learners. They are students who want to take responsibility for their education.
How can a student succeed at Halstrom by attending only a few days a week?
Students attend Halstrom a few hours a day, a few days a week. Each student has a 45 minute, one-to-one individualized instruction appointment designed specifically to meet their unique needs and learning level. After each appointment, the student is assigned five hours of homework/preparation that is completed away from school. All students must demonstrate a minimum mastery level of 80% per assignment. If a student is not able to demonstrate minimum mastery, the teacher will re-teach and reassign the material before moving on to the next assignment.
Why does Halstrom go by Halstrom Academy and Halstrom High School?
Halstrom High School is in the process of changing its name to Halstrom Academy to serve both middle school and high school students. WASC accreditation, UC/CSU certification and NCAA approval is classified under Halstrom High School until Fall 2013 when the name change will become official. To check the CEEB code for the campus nearest you please click here.
Is Halstrom accredited?
Halstrom High School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Each campus has earned 6 year terms, the most allowed by WASC.
Are Halstrom courses approved?
Yes, Halstrom has an "a-g" approved course list from the University of California and California State University, as well as an approved course list from NCAA.
Do Halstrom graduates attend college?
Yes! Many of our graduates attend colleges and universities across the country and abroad, including UCLA, Arizona State, Loyola Marymount, Fisher College (MA), Stanford University, San Diego State University, and London School of Business, to name a few. Click here to see a full listing of colleges Halstrom students have attended.
How much does it cost to attend Halstrom?
Tuition is schedule-specific to each student and is determined by the number of courses taken at once. Full-time enrollment costs $10,000 - $14,000 per year. Visit your campus page for cost and fees.
What is the Halstrom schedule?
Halstrom has a year-round, open enrollment policy. Each student creates a personalized schedule to accommodate their optimum learning time. Appointment times are available during the following times:
8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Saturday
Can students transfer to other high schools?
Students may transfer to another high school. Bear in mind that each high school has its own transfer policy and course requirements. In addition, Halstrom credit can be transferred to other high schools. To find out more contact the Halstrom campus you attend or would like to attend.