Flex Academy students receive an intensive amount of structure, routine, and support.

Elite Flex Academy (EFA) is a blended program with all online, all offline, or a blend of online and offline curriculum options. Students receive weekly instruction and support virtually. Students in Flex Academy participate in whole group, small group, and 1:1 learning opportunities to support them academically and socially. 

Flex Academy is designed for students who thrive with structure and routine. Flex Educators partner with parents/guardians to support students. Flex provides individualized pacing guides, schedules, and pre-selected curriculum options to assist your student with their daily activities. Flex also hosts in-person project-based learning experiences to foster curiosity and build relationships within the Flex community.

  • Individualized Pacing Guides
  • Virtual Instruction 
  • Online and Offline Curriculum Options 
  • Teacher Support and Guidance 
  • In-person Connection Opportunities 
  • Flex Community
  • Students are able to choose between offline, online, or a combination of both offline and online curriculum options.
  • Students are given a pacing guide to support them in organizing and creating their school work routines.
  • Students are required to complete work daily and submit work weekly to their Elite Educator.
  • The Elite Educator grades all submitted work and supports students with understanding key concepts.
  • Students are required to connect with their Elite Educator at least twice a week and are encouraged to participate in group conversations, Elite virtual webinars, field trips, and workshops.
  • Parents are responsible for keeping their students accountable for completing work daily. Elite Educators support parents along the way.

Flex Support Sessions Offered:

These sessions are designed to support students in fundamental Math skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, integers, expressions, proportions, and more.

These sessions are designed to support students in foundational literacy skills such as phonics, vocabulary, sight words, and writing.

Novel Study discussions are designed to support students in developing grade-level vocabulary and literary skills and strategies.

Students meet at least twice a week in their learning pod and receive instruction and support from a Flex educator in Language Arts and Math.

Students meet once a day (Monday-Thursday) with a content support teacher and receive instruction in English, Math, Science, and Social Studies.

Study Hall sessions provide students with the opportunity to complete schoolwork with other students and a Flex educator.

FLEXperience is about students experiencing what they are learning through doing. Students research relevant problems, engage in discussions with content experts and peers, and participate in hands-on projects.

A Day in the Life of an Elite Flex Academy Student

An Elite Flex Academy student enjoys flexibility and keeping a healthy balance between learning and pursuing extracurricular activities. The sky’s the limit with blended learning at Elite Flex Academy!


With blended learning, Elite Flex students enjoy a superior level of flexibility, choice and support.

  • Assist students in creating a comprehensive academic plan and oversee progress towards that plan. 
  • Choose an appropriate curriculum for each individual student.
  • Suggest various resources to help meet a student’s needs or learning style.
  • Document student learning and assess student progress in all coursework.
  • Proctor all state and internal diagnostics/assessments.
  • Order and deliver curriculum or other instructional resources in a timely manner.
  • Provide information to parent/legal guardian concerning Elite Flex Academy, Community Partner options, testing, field trips, and other special events throughout the school year.
  • Provide information related to Elite Flex Academy policies and procedures.
  • Communicate with the student weekly, meet weekly to ensure academic success, and provide weekly tutoring if needed.
  • Meet with the parent/legal guardian at least once every 30 school days for an academic consultation to verify attendance and ensure that progress has been made based on the established educational plan.
  • Provide report cards at the end of every semester.
  • Provide all required documentation for enrollment.
  • Attend SST, IEP, or 504 meetings if applicable.
  • Make sure students are working daily on their coursework.
    •  Review/teach daily lessons with students.
    • Support students with completing daily lessons/assignments in all subjects.
    • Upload/turn in student work daily/weekly.
  • Have students attend and complete all mandated school and state assessments.
  • Update Elite Educators on current phone numbers, emails, and addresses.
  • Communicate regularly with their Elite Educators and return emails and/or phone messages within a 24-hour time period.
  • Complete coursework daily.
  • Turn in assigned work weekly.
  • Complete mandated school assessments.
  • Attend weekly meetings with Elite Educator. 
  • Attend tutoring sessions and acceleration and support programs when applicable.
  • Participate in class and group discussions when applicable.

Frequently Asked Questions

Flexible learning is a principle of practice in formal education, concerned with increasing flexibility in the time and location of study, teaching, assessment and certification.

EFA is a flexible educational method that can combine online curriculum with traditional classroom methods of tutoring, personalized instruction, and small group work. It requires the physical presence of both teacher and student, with some element of student control over time, place, path or pace. This means that students can work at their own pace rather than the pace of their peers.

You will meet with your Elite Educator at least once a week. However, we have California Credentialed teachers and tutors available to meet with you as often as three times a week to help with any of your classes. You are not alone, and we will offer you the support you may need.

No, your courses do not have to be online. One of the many great benefits of EFA is the flexibility and variety of curriculum that we offer.  We offer textbooks, packets, projects, virtual learning and hands on experiences to complete your courses.

At EFA we believe all students learn differently.  The Elite educator, student and parents are a team and work together to determine what curriculum will work best for each student and their class.

Many of our courses involve considering career choices.  Your assigned Elite educator and support teachers will have many discussions about career options.  When in high school you will also have the opportunity to participate in Career Technical Courses, College and Career Readiness Courses, and WIOA centers to help develop a career path that suits you. You may also participate in workshops to prepare for job interviews, create resumes, practice phone and email etiquette, and develop presentation skills.

Absolutely, many of our high school students work while attending school.  You can complete your class work at your own pace.  The student and Elite educator work together to determine a schedule that best suits your needs.

EFA is 100% tuition FREE! We even offer instructional funds. K-8 students can enroll in the following counties:

  • Los Angeles
  • San Bernardino
  • Orange County
  • Riverside County
  • Inyo
  • Kern County
  • Imperial County
  • San Diego

Yes, EFA does offer instructional funds for students who are making progress in their courses. The funds are to be used to enrich an EFA students educational experience. A student and Elite educator will work together in choosing the right high quality Elite vendors that work best for the students’ needs.

Yes, a student is able to recover credits for courses he/she has previously withdrawn from or earned a D/F.

Of course! We celebrate diversity at EFA and provide an enormous amount of support for our students. Our teachers are highly-qualified California credentialed teachers with English Language support authorizations.

Yes! Elite Flex Academy students deserve to be celebrated for their accomplishments. Graduations are held at the end of each school year at various venues. We encourage our students and their families to attend the graduation ceremony to celebrate hard work of each Elite student.

The documentation needed to enroll in EFA are the same requirements as any other school. EFA registrar will need the following documents to enroll a student.

  • Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Records
  • Proof of Residency
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • IEP or 504 documents (if applicable)

Absolutely! EFA has Special Education credentialed teachers to ensure the IEP and 504 plan is being followed or revised for student success. Elite Educators are well versed in working with students who have 504 plans.  They know that all students learn differently and are able to help Elite students meet their full potential.

The Common Core standards are not based upon specific curriculum, but more so centralized around higher level understanding and critical thinking. Our educational philosophy aligns directly with the four C’s of Common Core that are currently being implemented: Creativity, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Communication. For more information about the Common Core Standards please contact your Elite Educator.

We offer a wide variety of field trips throughout the year in order to enrich the educational experience. Some of our official field trips include science centers, theatre, farms, museums, gems & minerals exhibits, hikes, historical reenactments, and so much more!

Offering our students access to high-quality materials and services is a top priority at Elite.  To that end, we strive to offer common core aligned quality materials and services in all geographic areas that we serve. Parents can easily search and view our options here.

Monique Waithe - Flex Academy Director

Monique Waithe

Flex Academy Director 

[email protected]
866-354-8302 ext.720

Shirley Alvarez - Flex Academy Assistant Director

Shirley Alvarez

Flex Academy Assistant Director 

[email protected]

Enjoy a personalized education with an academy that meets your learning needs and an enrichment program that allows you to pursue your passion.