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Mission and Values

Camino Nuevo Charter Academy educates students in a college preparatory program to be literate, critical thinkers, and independent problem solvers who are agents of social justice with sensitivity toward the world around them.

By 2022, more than 2,000 Camino Nuevo graduates will be equipped with the skills, knowledge, and worldview necessary to be literate, critical thinkers and independent problem solvers. As a result of this success, 90% will be accepted to, 80% will attend and 60% will graduate from a four-year college within six years.


We take responsibility for our students and staff achieving consistently outstanding results.
We recognize and value the individuality and experiences of all students and respond to their unique academic, emotional, psychological, and social needs.
We are rooted in our community’s richness and in the cultural and environmental context where our students and families live.
We continuously learn, are curious, and implement new ideas, perspectives, and evidence-based methods in our work.
We build and maintain positive relationships that foster happiness and fulfillment among students, staff and families.