The students at The Tesla Academy come from four main groups.
Many parents and students are very concerned and frustrated with the poor
conditions of traditional public school. They are unable to afford expensive private school and have
had few options before The Tesla Academy. Students at the Tesla Academy no longer endure the
school day, but look forward arriving each day to an uplifting, clean and supportive environment. They are able
to interact and collaborate with fellow goal oriented students daily. The Learning Coaches inspire and
motivate students to go beyond what they think is possible.
Elite level student athletes are driven and focused on achieving their goals.
Whether this is a full ride scholarship or professional aspirations. The time commitment in order to
compete at this level is very high. The condensed school day along with flexibility for travel allows
students to focus on both school and training without a sacrifice in academics. The Learning Coaches
understand the unique needs of student athletes and work closely with student, parents, coaches
and teachers to ensure they stay on track and prepared for college and beyond.
Students who want to get a head start on college can participate in Dual
Enrollment. The Tesla Dual Enrollment Program (TDEP) directs students into high school and college
courses simultaneously. This allows students to earn high school and college credit at the same
time. The student has the flexibility to take the college classes online or in person at a local
Parents and students who love the flexibility and customization of home school but
miss socialization and accountability enjoy the structure of The Tesla Academy. Home School
parents maintain flexibility and oversight while giving their students the accountability and structure
that only professional Learning Coaches can provide. Parents are still able to supplement their
students’ learning with other curriculum as they see fit.