• Personalized Learning
    • Teacher Support
    • Caring, CA Credentialed Teachers
    • Fully  WASC Accredited
    • A Free Public Education
    • Variety of On-site  & Community Classes
    • Organized Monthly Field Trips
    • Special School Events & Activities
    • State Adopted Curriculum
    • Variety of Curriculum Choices On-Site
    • Standardized Testing
    • Parent Training Workshops
    • Record Keeping For Your Child
    • Virtual High School with On-site Support
    • Site based Facility
    • Jr High Team Sports
    • Science Wet Labs
    • Enrichments


    The California Distinguished School Award (2004-2008)


    W.A.S.C. 'Western Association Schools and Colleges' Accredited

      • Tk - High School
      • Since 2013 (Renewal 2028)



    3920 Shoemake Avenue

    Modesto, CA 95358

    (209) 523-0401

    Hours:  M-F  8 am - 4:00 pm




  •       FACILITY

    Hart-Ransom Academic Charter was established in 1995 and is located in the Hart-Ransom Union School District.  The current school facility (completed in 2011) is located adjacent to Hart-Ransom Elementary School and the District Offices. Our main campus includes the Education Center which features administrative offices and school library. it additionally includes 6 classrooms that are utilized for on-site courses, a curriculum room, parent work center, and outside open space for student activities.  Shared District facilities include a multipurpose gymnasium and a band/choir room.


    2023 NEW Additional Campus: The "College Campus" is a newly aquired facility used primarily for our High School Classes and activities.


    No Inter-District Transfer Necessary

    Free TK-12th Grade PUBLIC Charter school



    Note:  Children must be 5 years old before September 1st (of the year entering) for Regular Kindergarten. Please see below for Transitional Kindergarten enrollment requirements


    Does your child qualify for Transitional Kindergarten (TK)?


    Child may enroll in 'TK' if turning 5:

    • 2023-24 After Sept. 2, 2023, but before April 2, 2024
    • 2024-25 After Sept. 2, 2024, but before June 2, 2025
    • 2025-26 After Sept. 2, 2025, but before Sept. 1, 2026
  •       TECHNOLOGY

    Our 1:1 Chromebook program is available for all enrolled students that are currently enrolled in grades 2 through High School.  Students can check out a school supplied Chromebook to use at home and also with the optional onsite classes.


    Hart-Ransom Academic Charter School is a Google G-Suite (formerly Google Apps for Education) School.  Students have free access to many Apps such as Docs, Drive, Slides, Sheets, and Draw to integrate into their curriculum.

Where are you schooling today? Begin a new adventure with Hart-Ransom Charter

Publicly Funded Education &


Serving students who live In the counties of Stanislaus, Calaveras, Merced, San Joaquin, and Tuolumne



3920 Shoemake Avenue, Modesto, CA 95358

Message/PH (209) 523-0401    FAX (209) 523-1064

  Hours:  M-F  8:00 am  -  4:30 pm

UPDATED: June 2024