A Classical Education for Our Time


Our vision is to serve as a BEACON of virtue, truth, and beauty enlightening young hearts and minds to benefit society at large.



The mission of Beacon Classical Academy is to train the minds, improve the hearts, and develop the innate talent of young people through a rigorous, classical education in the liberal arts and sciences, moral character and civic virtue.


About Us

Beacon Classical Academy is a K- 8 public charter school that offers classroom-based Academy instruction (4.5 days a week) and regular Home Study support (5-days a week ) or Home Study Plus (2-day integrated academy instruction and 3-day home study). 


Enrollment (See Enrollment Tab)

Enrollment for new students has begun and will continue until all Academy / 2-day Home Study Plus spaces are filled. To start the enrollment process, please click on the enrollment tab.


South County

Beacon Classical Academy National City is located at the South Bay Community Church facility, 2400 Euclid Ave. National City, CA 91950. School began on 7/26/16 - Modified Year Round Schedule

Courses are offered weekly on Monday Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm as well as on Wednesdays from 7:30 am to 11:00 am.  Additionally, SOAR enrichment clubs are offered from 3:00 to 5:00 pm (with child care option to 6 pm) 4 days a week for home study and academy students. SOAR clubs are open to the community for K-8th grade students, if space permits.


Questions regarding enrollment procedures:

  • Contact  Mrs. Elsa Flores, Office Manager This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /619-267-1294 (office phone)

Questions regarding program and curriculum:

  • Contact Dr. Alma D. Van Nice, Executive Director / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 619-267-1294 x104


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