Welcome

Welcome to JCS Mountain Oaks

Our Mission

The vision of JCS Mountain Oaks is to create a community of compassionate, innovative, life-long learners who continually strive for excellence. Our program’s aim is to promote an academically rigorous curriculum that values the different interests, learning styles, and abilities of each student.

Our program is designed to teach the California state standards while using differentiated curriculum addressed in the California GATE standards, such as acceleration, novelty, depth and complexity. Through differentiation of the core curriculum, the program creates opportunities for students to become analytic thinkers, creative producers and practical problem solvers. Lessons emphasize critical thinking skills, inquiry, and connections to universal concepts through cooperative learning experiences and discussions. A variety of research-based instructional strategies and materials are used throughout the grade levels to meet the needs of all students.

Testimonials

Julian Charter School is the first school I ever felt like I fit in. I love my teachers and the other kids are all nice.

Sam O. JCS 4th Grade Student

JCS Home Study has allowed me the flexibility to educate my own child while providing me with all the resources to be successful!

Megan G. JCS Home Study Parent

We are a success story, and it wouldn’t have happened without Julian Charter School.

Shelley C. JCS HOme Study Parent

You’re never going to find friendships at a (traditional) public school like you will here.

Peyton K. JCS High School Student

Challenging Every Child to Achieve Success

At JCS Mountain Oaks, we challenge every child to achieve academic and personal success in a nurturing environment.

Our Principal

Jennifer Dodds

Jennifer Dodds

Principal

Our Teachers

Amy Glancy

Amy Glancy

Middle School Science Teacher
Delanie Cynewski

Delanie Cynewski

TK Teacher
Chrystina Jun

Chrystina Jun

6th Grade Humanities Teacher
Jenny Hurst

Jenny Hurst

5th Grade Teacher
Emily Blanke

Emily Blanke

5th Grade Teacher
Jenna Yonenaga

Jenna Yonenaga

1st Grade Teacher
Katie Barton

Katie Barton

Kindergarten Teacher
Joanna Hoffman

Joanna Hoffman

Transitional Kindergarten Teacher
Krista Camacho

Krista Camacho

Home Study Educational Facilitator
Jackie O’Donnelle

Jackie O’Donnelle

Educational Specialist
Allison Scher

Allison Scher

4th Grade Teacher
Jane Shimizu

Jane Shimizu

3rd Grade Teacher
Amy Haseyama

Amy Haseyama

2nd Grade Teacher

Our Support Staff

Yvonne Ryzewski

Yvonne Ryzewski

Support Staff
Erin Engle

Erin Engle

Support Staff
Sarah Kaenel

Sarah Kaenel

Instructional Aide