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Kairos Innovative Scholars Pathway (KISP) 

The Kairos Innovative Scholars Pathway (KISP) operates a Kindergarten through eighth-grade homeschool/independent study hybrid program as part of Kairos Public Schools in Vacaville, California.

Kairos (καιρός) is an ancient Greek word meaning the right or opportune moment (the supreme moment). The ancient Greeks had two words for time, chronos and kairos. While the former refers to chronological or sequential time, the latter signifies a period between, moments of indeterminate length during which something special happens. We feel this metaphor aptly reflects our vision for KPSVA as a school where each student makes the most of every learning opportunity because they understand and embrace their school motto, “The Time is Now.”

The Kairos Innovative Scholars Pathway (KISP) was developed to create partnerships with parents on the journey of children's education. KISP partners a credentialed teacher (Academic Advisor) with parents and creates Personalized Learning Plans (PLP) to help each scholar thrive in each grade level.​

KISP offers optional workshops for scholars to attend to enrich their learning experiences and to provide opportunities for the KISP community to come together.

KISP Partnership

  • Kairos Innovative Scholars Pathway (KISP) provides families with the flexibility of homeschooling along with many of the opportunities found in traditional public schools.  Each family will meet with a credentialed teacher (educational advisor) to support and guide each scholar's progress.  Many optional courses are also offered on-site for scholars to participate in.  Educational field trips, a resource center, and a computer lab are also some of the many benefits that are available to enhance each scholar's learning opportunity.

  • Parents are an integral part of school operation and governance. We invite our families to share ideas, suggestions, knowledge, and talents with the staff, the student body, and with other parents.  As homeschoolers, you often feel you are alone in what you are doing.  Coming together as a team is a good way of reminding yourselves that you are part of a special group.

  • Kairos Public School's Kairos Innovative Scholars Pathway provides kindergarten through eighth grade scholars and their parent teachers with expanded educational opportunities that are in direct support of the charter's philosophy. In keeping with it's philosophy of individualized learning plans for each scholar, Kairos Public School will assist and support all families in their endeavor to create unique educational opportunities for their scholar(s) through home and community.

  • Upon acceptance into KISP, each parent-teacher and scholar enters into a contract with the Kairos Public School. The school will supervise the parent-teacher's record-keeping of their scholar's work and progress.

Sports, Field Trips, and Activities

All KISP scholars have access to the Kairos Public Schools sports programs, field trips, extra curricular activities, and more!​

We are one community at multiple locations!


Kairos Public Schools are committed to empowering a generation of learners who think critically, analyze and apply knowledge strategically, and utilize relevant tools to interact thoughtfully within a global community. 

Throughout implementation of a rigorous, standards-based educational program with high expectations of all stakeholders -- students, parents/guardians, staff -- Kairos Public Schools are committed to installing a life-long love of learning to prepare its students for high school and lay the foundation for success for the most prestigious four-year colleges, universities, and beyond.


All students at KPS will strive to achieve the Expected School-wide Learning Results (ESLRs). Each year, KPS will assess student progress towards attainment of the ESLRs and review and revise the ESLRs as necessary. The ESLRs will be adopted by the KPS Board and included in the Student Handbook each year

We Will Be:
  • Self-Directed Learners
  • Critical Thinkers
  • Effective Communicators
  • Responsible Citizens

 What is a Charter School?

A Charter School is a public school established to provide students and parents with more choices in the types of educational opportunities and programs that are available within the public school system.

The Vacaville Unified School Board approved our community-based charter school in the Fall of 2013. Kairos Public Schools, is open to students who reside within or outside of the Vacaville Unified School District.

Kairos Public Schools is a strong supporter of parent's rights to choose the direction of their child's education. In 1993, the state approved a plan for development of Charter Schools. These Charter Schools were to provide opportunities for school districts or individual schools to try out innovative instructional methods, increase parent involvement, and improve student achievement. Kairos Public School Vacaville Academy is #1635 in the state of California.