The new Southern Nevada Urban Micro Academy opens Aug. 24 coinciding with the first day of instruction for the Clark County School District.This new public-private partnership between local government and microschool providers offers student-centered, city-supported K-8 education options for the fall semester.
SNUMA's innovative approach to education will reverse the harmful learning loss our community has experienced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic by offering children a microschooling experience tailored to their specific educational needs.
Students in grades 1-8 will receive live classroom instruction from a teacher blended with online lessons, along with enrichment and extracurricular activities during a highly-structured school day. Class sizes are capped at 18 students per teacher. Students can attend for $2 per day. Need-based scholarships are available.
SNUMA also provides support to CCSD students in grades K-8. This option provides a place for students to go to attend CCSD online classes with in-person instructor support in a classroom setting. Students will also receive enrichment and extracurricular activities during the school day.
Class sizes are capped at 18 students per teacher. Students can attend for $20 per day. Need-based scholarships are available. Additionally, the City of North Las Vegas will provide learning space for homeschooling co-ops, commonwealths and other education groups. Safekey programming and care before and after school hours is also available.
The Southern Nevada Urban Micro Academy follows SNHD and CDC best practices, and abides by all directives from the state, including mandated face coverings, socially-distant classroom seating, and frequent cleaning and sanitizing of classrooms and facilities.