A Place Where You Create A Unique Educational Experience
Family Partnership Correspondence School (FPCS) began with the efforts of parents and ASD teachers in June of 1997. The school has led the way in partnering home school families with the Anchorage School District and it is the oldest and largest home-based school in Anchorage. FPCS has led the way in partnering home school families with the Anchorage School District, and it is the oldest and largest home-based school in Anchorage.Our Purpose:
To provide a parent-driven and student-centered program that allows students to reach their full potential in a well-rounded program that sets and achieves goals for academic performance following Alaska State Standards.
The correspondence school is a bridge between home-school students and formal education. It provides a mechanism by which families may work with certified teachers to plan personalized, individualized learning plans for their students.
In the practical application of diverse parent guardian educational philosophies and curriculum choices, each student will be encouraged to develop the necessary skills and concepts to his/her capacity in alignment with the State of Alaska Content and Performance Standards.
FPCS school-wide purposes include:1. To achieve both spoken and oral command of the English language;2. To understand and apply mathematics;3. To understand and use the scientific method in studying physical and life sciences;4. To think critically and gain skills and knowledge of the major achievements of civilization;5. To know and understand our American heritage;6. To gain knowledge of the culture and history of diverse populations;7. To develop intellectually, emotionally, morally and socially;8. To develop intellectual curiosity and creativity;9. To develop skills and appreciation of the fine arts;10. To gain understanding about maintaining a healthy body, and;11. To emphasize knowledge, choices and an awareness of academic and career pathways.