Hayden Canyon Charter

an expeditionary school of Arts & Sciences

Deepening student understanding and purpose, expanding innovative thinking, and promoting excellence in character and in work.

Now accepting applications!

2021-2022 Lottery Application

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What does
Hayden Canyon Offer?

Hayden Canyon Charter is dedicated to achieving breakthroughs in academic excellence and character development by inspiring passion for inquiry and life-long learning utilizing hands-on discovery, real world application, collaboration and community; preparing each student for engagement in productive, thoughtful citizenship.

What does
Hayden Canyon Offer?

Hayden Canyon Charter is dedicated to achieving breakthroughs in academic excellence and character development by inspiring passion for inquiry and life-long learning utilizing hands-on discovery, real world application, collaboration and community; preparing each student for engagement in productive, thoughtful citizenship.

Come join us for our Cornerstone Celebration! September 11th 6:00-7:30pm 13782 N Government Way

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Parent 101

We are finally able to have Parent 101’s. These will be held during the first 2 weeks of June and will be arranged by grade level in order to keep the number of participants within compliance. These will be held at our Atrium Office in the the downstairs meeting room at 13403 N. Government Way. […]

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Admin Office Hours

Hello everyone, we have leased an office in the Atrium Professional Building at 13403 North Government Way, Hayden, ID. Our admin team will be available in the office Tuesday – Thursday 9am to noon. We will also have limited scheduled appointments available.

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Lottery Deadline Approaching

The Hayden Canyon Charter application applications deadline for Fall 2020 priority lottery are due by 5:00pm (PDT), next Friday, February 14, 2020. Any applications received after this deadline will not be entered into the priority lottery which will be held on February 18, 2020, but will be placed in order of their receipt after those […]

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Hayden Canyon Charter Now Official Landowner

On behalf of the Board of Directors, Hayden Canyon Charter School, Joshua Dahlstrom recently signed for the three and a half acres of land making it legally/officially ours! We are so proud of this board and all we have accomplished together! We look forward to the construction of our permanent building. The picture includes Gavin […]

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Board President Speaks at TEDx CDA

Our board president, Joshua Dahlstrom, recently had the opportunity to speak at TEDx Coeur d’Alene. He shared his Guide to Epic Adventures, which is the process he utilizes to turn a standard idea into an amazing adventure based on personal desire, vision, and motivation. We are grateful for the support he has provided to this […]

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Attendance Boundaries & Permanent Building Plans

In December 2019, the Idaho Public Charter School Commission (PCSC) voted to approve Hayden Canyon Charter’s request to move their authorization from Lakenland School District to the PCSC. Included in the approved petition was a map of the new attendance boundaries. The primary attendance zone will commence at the intersection of Boekel Road and Atlas […]

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Lottery Notification

Hayden Canyon Charter (HCC) will begin classes in September of 2020. The Charter School Board is excited to bring the expeditionary learning model, developed by EL Education, to the youth of North Idaho. Hayden Canyon Charter is prepared to meet the needs of a diverse student population. HCC is “designed to prepare youth – through […]

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City of Hayden’s Planning and Zoning Hearing and how it Affects HCC

On May 21, 2019 the city of Hayden held a planning and zoning hearing concerning several amendments from the developer for the Hayden Canyon development in which Hayden Canyon Charter is scheduled to be located. One of the amendments concerned Hayden Canyon Charter directly. This amendment is requesting the City of Hayden to amend the […]

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Clarifications from CDA Press News Article

This post is in regard to the CDA Press News Article on the subdivision amendments. You can read the article by clicking here. “But the charter school and the Lakeland Joint School District are at odds because Lakeland thinks the land at Hayden Canyon should be reserved for a public school.” The land at Hayden […]

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Admissions Process

HCC will be open to all students on a space-available basis. No student will be denied admission based on ethnicity, creed, gender, disability, or place of residence. With the exception of those who attend full day kindergarten, in-state students will not be assessed tuition rates. Out-of-state students will be assessed tuition rates based on the cost of education at HCC, minus funding (if any) available to offset the cost of education for out-of-state students.

Testimonials

  • “We came to your planning meeting at the church by Hayden canyon two years ago or so. I was blown away and have been waiting anxiously to see this become a reality!!!!”

    Shannon L.
  • “In addressing more learning styles of children, this program will allow more success of their peers, thus more involvement and participation by each student = less disruptive behavior by disengaged classmates.”

    Kristina W.
  • “Both my children love nature and science. They learn best hands on.”

    Kelcie H.
  • “We live right down the road on Lancaster and I would love to volunteer my time at my daughter’s school!”

    Krystal I.
  • “THANK YOU for opening this school! It sounds like everything I want for my kids!!! Please let me know if there is anything we can do to help you get started!!!”

    Kristi E.
  • “This looks awesome! Can’t wait to hear more!”

    Kristen J.
  • “I am excited about an opportunity for my daughter to grow in areas that aren’t often viewed as valuable in the traditional school system.”

    Sarah B.
  • “We are very excited that this type of learning environment may become available to [our son]!”

    Jessica B.