SLVUSD Charter is 100% free public charter school that is open to all students and parents. This K-12/K-12 institution, with charter number 0025, is publicly funded by Unified School District and Felton government, but operates independently. SLVUSD Charter is a tuition-free, non-profit public school of choice included in the listing of California's charter schools
. Charter organizations around Santa Cruz county must seek approval to open a school and must apply to renew their charter license to exist every five years. Teachers at SLVUSD Charter should have the same or better credentials as teachers at any other type of public school in Felton
. Generally speaking, charter schools offer personal approach, passionate teaching and promote creativity and therefore also send more kids to college
than other types of schools in the region.