Education & Career Tech
Sierra Ridge Treatment Center provides clients with a quality education through a long-standing relationship with the El Dorado County Office of Education. The WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges) accredited school places a strong emphasis on academic achievement and excellence; our students gain an average of two grade levels in reading and math each year. This proven track record is the work of an experienced team of education professionals who believe that every student can succeed.
Sierra Ridge’s Instructional Framework
Reading, writing and mathematics are vital components of education, but Sierra Ridge emphasizes an additional 4 R’s: relationships, rigor, relevance and rituals. In the Instructional Framework™, Administrators, teachers and students work collaboratively to achieve academic goals.
Rigor: SRTC classes and high school graduation requirements adhere to Common Core Standards; students easily transfer credits to any traditional high school or graduate with a high school diploma.
Relevance: SRTC implements a personalized, culturally-driven curriculum focused on 21st century skills.
Relationships: Teachers develop relationships and become advocates for students, supporting treatment goals in the classroom.
Rituals: Family, staff and students participate in graduations and learning celebrations; they are able to visualize the student’s continued success.
Through our vocational curriculum, youth gain practical, applicable skills that will enable them to enter the job market with specialized experience and industry-recognized certifications.
Vocational offerings include: