CLICK HERE to apply to join us in the 2014-15 academic year!

Sycamore Valley Academy (SVA) is a tuition-free, K-8 Visalia charter school. We offer a site-based, academically accelerated instructional program with thematic units, project-based learning, and enriched curriculum (including Spanish language, hands-on science, service-learning, and arts instruction) to support students who have the desire to work ahead or work deeper in their studies. Our constructivist educational philosophy and program for gifted learners makes our school unique in the area.  We opened in August of 2012.  2014-15 is our third school year.


We are located at  6832 Ave. 280  Visalia, CA  93277.


Visit our Admissions page to learn about the admissions process.  Applications can be sent by fax (622-3237), email (, postal mail, brought to our front office or to a school event.