All BUSD Families Welcome BIS Announcements:

BIS enrollment for the 2023-2024 school year starts in April 2023. Please return to this website in April for more information.


Check the BUSD Calendar for any important school dates, or holidays.


BIS K-8 Assisted Home School

All families must attend an orientation as a first step to enrolling at Berkeley Independent Study.

BIS K-8 School Orientation  Wednesday January 25th , 2023, 12:00pm for this school year.

Sign up here for the K-8 orientation.


BIS 9th-12th grade

BIS 9th-12th grade is full for the current 2022-2023 school year. We are not taking any more high school students at this time. Please consider joining for the next school year. Orientations start in April for the next school year.

AB/SB 130 Education Code RE Independent Study

ACLU Know Your Rights AB/SB 130 Independent Study English

ACLU Know Your Rights AB/SB130 Independent Study Spanish

Independent Study parent notification Letter New SB 130 law

BIS Updated Information for students with IEPs and Section 504 Plans

BIS Informational Brochure

BUSD Admissions

BUSD Special Education

BHS Website