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Desert Trails Charter to hold informational meeting
ADELANTO • An informational meeting for parents and guardians interested in sending their children to the newly established Desert Trails Preparatory Academy in Adelanto is scheduled for Thursday.
Desert Trails Elementary School will be converted to Desert Trails Charter Academy beginning with the 2013-14 school year. The Adelanto School District
Board of Trustees approved a charter petition from LaVerne Preparatory Academy in January, after a group of parents invoked the Parent Trigger law, which could force comprehensive changes to the school.
Desert Trails Elementary garnered national media attention after consistently low test scores left them looking for answers on how to make the school a better place for student achievement.
Joe Morales, spokesman for the Desert Trails Parent Union, said the meeting will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Adelanto School District and will be an opportunity for parents to learn more about the charter academy and how their children would benefit from attending the school.
The Adelanto School District is at 11824 Air Expressway.
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