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YouthBuild Charter School of California is a free, project-based charter school, rooted in social justice, for students between 16-24 years of age.


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Community School Hub Launch

We are excited to announce the launch of our Community School Hub! As a Community School, YCSC’s goal is to not just provide wrap-around services, but also to engage with parents and community members to shape the educational experiences and outcomes of our students. Our new Community School Hub is an online portal of resources tailored to the unique needs of our young people, their families and communities.
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Student Spotlight: Edward Duran

Edward Duran, 17, is currently a junior attending our Moreno Valley site at Rising Stars Business Academy. We interviewed Edward about his YouthBuild experience so far, including what brought him to YouthBuild Charter School of California, his favorite part about YCSC, and what his future plans are.
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A Better Future Starts With Your High School Diploma

Is earning your high school diploma worth the time and effort? Definitely! With a diploma, you can increase your earning potential and find more job opportunities, go to college or trade school, complete an apprenticeship and get a union job, start a business, or join the military. If you had to leave high school early and are looking for a second chance to earn your diploma, YouthBuild Charter School of California can help!

At A Glance

  • 16 Years in Operation
  • 16 School Campuses
  • 5,200+ Graduates
  • 64 Full-time Faculty and Staff
  • 71% Graduation Rate