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Bayhill's mission is to educate students with learning differences, focusing on their individual needs, maximizing their inherent abilities, and nurturing their potential for success.
Bayhill High School is an independent educational instition started by the Bay Area Ecucation Institute, a non-profit founded in 2006 by a group of committed educators, faculty and parents to meet the needs of seconday students with learning disabilities (referred to in our mission statement as learning differences). Bayhill is unique in its focus to specifically address the needs of this population. The school is certified as a Nonpublic School by the California Department of Education and is WASC-accredited (Western Association of Schools and Colleges). Bayhill has UC A-G courses approval for entrance into 4-year universities.
Bayhill provides a supportive, structured, learner-centered program that focuses on remediation and skill deveopment among students whose primary challenges revolve around their learning differences, rather than behavioral issues. The school is co-educational and currently serves 70 students in grades 9-12, a population representing diverse cultural and socio-ecomonic backgrounds from all over the bay area.
All of Bayhill's core teachers are trained in Special Education. Bayhill incorportates cutting-edge practices and technology, as well as therapeutic methods. Additionally, the school offers a vocation program that incorportates career awareness and skill development.