Details

Structure

Aspire High is a tutoring business.  You pay this business to provide support for an online high school education being received from another institution, for instance, public school. 

Application and Acceptance Process

You (parent or student) contact us and we set up a time to talk.  Then we send you an application to complete.  The student then fills out an application and has an interview.   All of us (parents, students, staff) decide whether it is a good mutual fit.  You pay an enrollment fee, sign a contract that outlines exact responsibilities, and pay the first month's tuition by the 24th of the preceding month.

 

2020-21 Academic Calendar

  • We will follow Asheville High's schedule.

  • August 17- Online classes begin

  • August 24 - Aspire High Fellowship Program begins

  • Sept. 7 - Closed for Labor Day

  • October 26 - Teacher Work Day. Building Closed.

  • November 1 - Closed for Veteran's Day

  • November 25- 27 Closed for Thanksgiving break

  • December 18 - Last Day of 2020 

  • January 4 - School Opens for 2021

  • January 15 - Teacher Work Day.  Building Closed.

  • January 18 - MLK Day. Building Closed.

  • March 19 - Teacher Work Day. Building Closed.

  • April 2-9 - Spring Break. Building Closed.

  • May 28 - Last day!!

 

Commitments

Students are required to acknowledge openly that they are choosing to be at Aspire High. Everyone associated with our program agrees to uphold the following principles:

  • Treat each member of the community with respect and consideration in all aspects of personhood, regardless of appearance, body, race, nationality, ethnicity, religion, politics, gender, sexual orientation, mental health, and neurological differences

  • Honor the need for open and honest communication about challenging issues

  • Uphold Covid safety requirements on campus

  • Speak directly and compassionately to any member of the community with whom one has conflict

  • Seek, and be willing to participate in, mediation for issues that cannot be resolved through direct dialogue

  • Recognize that the Director of Aspire High tutoring services will make final decisions about student and parent issues, as well as curriculum.

Students agree to do the following:

  • Pursue excellence as a person and a student

  • Respect the space and each other

  • Wear an approved (i.e. safe) mask at all times indoors covering mouth and nose

  • Wear a mask outdoors when social distancing is not possible

  • Have written and visible daily goals and schedule at work station at all times

  • Check-in briefly each day with Andrew about goals and challenges

  • Participate in Community Circles when present  

  • Mentor with Andrew on a weekly basis regarding goals, intentions, obstacles

  • Send email home to parents once a week, on Fridays, about success and challenges from the week, CCing Andrew

  • Provide username and password for all online classes, assignments, and grades (if parents want)

  • Respect decisions of adults in the moment, unless conscience requires otherwise.

A Personalized Educational Experience

828-406-5005

Andrew@aspirehighasheville.com

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