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Frequently Asked Questions

Question: This school sounds great. What's the cost?


Answer:  Our school is a tuition-free public school!


Question:  What is the difference between a charter school and a public school?


Answer: The charter schools have the freedom to operate from some of the district's rules and regulations, while still operating under the rules and guidelines of the school district.  School districts have the charter schools accountable for children having mandatory academics studies for academics results that are transferable to other school districts. 


Question:  Do teachers need a credential to teach at charters schools?


Answer:  Yes.  Since January 1, 1999, all teachers who work at charter schools who earned a teaching credential or other document that is equal to a teaching credential is required.  This credential can be issued through the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, or for some, have gone through a four-year college.

Question: What type of education do you offer?

Answer: Julia Lee Performing Arts Academy, we have adopted the State Board of Education Common Core State Standards. Additionally, our students have Music, Dance and Theater class taught by experts in the field. For more information on the Common Core Standards, please click on the following link or give us a call to talk to our principal. https://www.cde.ca.gov/re/cc/

Question: Who is Julia Lee?

Answer: Julia Lee (October 31, 1902 – December 8, 1958) was an American blues and dirty blues musician. She was one of the most popular performers in Kansas City until her death in Kansas City, at the age of 56. In 1944 she secured a recording contract with Capitol Records, and a string of R&B hits followed, including "Gotta Gimme Whatcha Got" (No. 3 R&B, 1946), "Snatch and Grab It" (No. 1 R&B for 12 weeks, 1947, selling over 500,000 copies), according to Wikipedia.

Our Founder decided to start a school to serve children in Lake Elsinore. She decided to incorporate the arts in honor of her great aunt, Julia Lee.

Question: How big are classes at this school?

Answer: Smaller class sizes are our standard. This encourages a much-needed positive student-teacher relationship.



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19740 Grand Ave.
Lake Elsinore, CA  92530




29991 Canyon Hills Rd #1709-527

Lake Elsinore, CA 92532