• Hiring Playground Supervision Aides!

    Now hiring part-time supervision aides to work 1.5 hours a day 5 days a week for the 2014-2015 school year. See job posting on our website and on EdJoin. Read More
  • Visit the Classrooms!

    All friends, family, and interested community are invited to learn about an education at IVA. Schedule a visit to the classrooms on Tuesday or Wednesday mornings by contacting the office. Learn first hand about IVA's distinct vision for education. Read More
  • A Free Charter Middle School of LBUSD

    What is unique about Intellectual Virtues Academy? We foster meaningful growth in intellectual character virtues. It's our mission. Read More
  • Welcome 2014-2015 Applicants!

    All incoming students are welcome to join our Orientation from 8am to Noon, Tuesday, August 26. Read More
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Tue Sep 02 @12:00AM
Faculty Only Day
Wed Sep 03 @12:00AM
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  • The Why

    Five days left of 5th grade, and then the class of 2013 graduates on the 13th day of June. In the whirl of busyness and celebration, my husband Jesse and I sat down one recent evening to reorient ourselves to why we are choosing Intellectual Virtues Academy over Hughes, our neighborhood school (where Jesse and his father attended). Why does a virtues-based education matter more than a track team ... or a band ... or a science lab ... or honors classes ... or comfortable convenience? We listed the pros for Jess, me, and our student: It is an opportunity to rediscover (or fully embrace) learning ... It is a holistic view of education and the pursuit of knowledge ... It is the toolbox or operating Read More
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