Twin Ridges Home Study Charter School
(530) 478-1815

About us


Twin Ridges Home Study is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of parents, teachers and school administrators. The Board makes budgetary, program, and policy decisions for the school.
Please click here for agenda and minutes.

The Board of Directors meets once a month and parents can be a part of this important group that help guide the school. Parents interested in joining the Board of Directors, contact Jaynie Aydin, Director.

The public is always welcome to attend Board Meetings.



DSCF1904The Twin Ridges Home Study program facilitates responsibility, compassion and self-discipline so that students can reach their fullest potential in academics, personal awareness, athletics and the arts. The school, in partnership with the parents, creates a climate in which students can become scholars, critical thinkers, effective problem solvers and lifelong learners.  This program promotes a safe, nurturing and flexible school environment where students will exercise cooperation, tolerance and respect for the diversity of others. TRHS provides program excellence to students in the extensive availability of resources, experienced teachers, parent involvement, and a responsive administrative team. The Twin Ridge Home Study program model includes the following:

To give parents and their children the opportunity to choose goals that are in alignment with their educational philosophy.

To assist and nurture parents who want increased commitment and involvement in their child’s education.

To provide a collaborative relationship between parents and staff in designing successful programs, strategies, and practices.

To encourage an environment where parents and staff work together to assess the program by identifying strengths and areas that need improvement.

To assure that students exiting this program in eighth grade will perform at or above grade level as a group.





IMG_1310Twin Ridges Home Study Charter School respects and facilitates excellence in home schooling. We provide innovative, family-friendly environment and a balanced and centered program. Our quality instruction is tailored to every student and family. We offer support in the following ways:

• One-on-one teacher student ratio

• Family networking and community support

• Opportunity to participate in multi-age and family field trips, school wide social events and enrichment

• Access to a house library, community garden, hands-on resources. specialty courses and expert guidance

• Technological Resources

• Tutoring

TRHS accepts and serves all students, including students who are English learners and whose parents/guardians are not proficient in English. Further, TRHS will use information families provide about their English proficiency only to identify services for the student and it will not affect enrollment eligibility.  TRHS welcomes non-U.S. citizens, students with disabilities, low-income students, and students who are struggling academically or require additional academic supports. TRHS uses a public random drawing “lottery” for enrolling students and only turns away students when no space is available.
For concerns regarding our school’s Title IX compliance, contact Colette Finkbiner,, (530) 478-1815.

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Twin Ridges Home Study

111 New Mohawk Road
Nevada City, CA 95959
(530) 478-1815
fax (530) 478-0266

CA Charter #1428