About Us

Inspiring Better Education

Located in the small rural community of Arvin in California’s Central Valley, Grimmway Academy is a K-7 charter school that embraces a unique blended learning model of instruction. Combining best practices in education with wellness and healthy lifestyle principles, Grimmway Academy students learn life skills that will support them on their path toward life-long achievement and success.

Grimmway Academy is a program of the Grimm Family Education Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving education in rural communities, encouraging healthy and sustainable lifestyles, and inspiring students, parents, teachers, and communities to expect more from their schools and educational leadership.

Our mission is for Grimmway Academy, a K-7 public school, to close the achievement gap for students in the rural areas of Kern County by creating an environment for student excellence and well-being.

Our vision is for Grimmway Academy to transform the educational landscape for students in the rural areas of Kern County by providing a model of excellence and innovation leading to college readiness and lifelong success.

 


Legal Documents

  • School Accountability Report Card (PDF)
  • Annual Education Protection Account (EPA) Resolution (PDF)
  • Grimmway Academy Wellness Policy (PDF)
  • Program Improvement Letter (PDF)
  • 2015 – 2016 Local Control Accountability Plan LCAP (PDF)
  • Title III Plan and Expenditure Report (PDF)
  • Prop 39 RFQ (PDF)

2014-15 Board Meeting Schedule, Minutes and Agendas:

Date Type Downloads
June 1, 2015 Special Meeting Agenda  Minutes
June 15, 2015  Public Hearing/Special Meeting  Agenda Minutes
June 29, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda Minutes
July 27, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda Minutes
August 24, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda Minutes
September 28, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda Minutes
October 26, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda Minutes
November 16, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda Minutes
December 14, 2015 Board Meeting Agenda Minutes
February 1, 2016 Special Board Meeting Agenda  Minutes
February 22, 2016 Board Meeting Agenda Minutes
March 7, 2016 Special Board Meeting  Agenda Minutes
March 28, 2016 Compensation Committee Meeting Agenda
March 28, 2016 Audit Committee Meeting Agenda
March 28, 2016 Board Meeting Agenda
April 25, 2016 Board Meeting Agenda