All BUSD Families Welcome BIS Announcements:

No School ***May 16th Malcom X Day snd May 30th Memorial Day***
last day of School June 4th

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

Please read the BUSD 12+ Vaccination Policy in English and Spanish. And in Arabic.

2022-2023 BIS Enrollment process for the next school year:

Step 1. All families must attend an orientation as a first step to enrolling at Berkeley Independent Study.

BIS K-8 School Orientations will take place on Tues, June 21 at 10am and August 9 at 9:00am by zoom. Orientation sign up is here.


BIS 9-12 Orientation August 4th and 9th at 12noon.

Google Sign for high school Orientation is here.


Step 2. After attending an orientation please fill out the BIS Application (If you have no ID# use 0000000)

Families must enroll in BUSD before attending. BUSD admissions information here.


Step 3. Email to let BIS know that you want to move on with the enrollment process.

High School students, in the email please request a meeting with the academic counselor to sign a contract and do a schedule.

Students must stay enrolled and attend current school until transfer is complete.

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

BUSD COVID-19 2021-2022 Safety Plan

Independent Study parent notification Letter New SB 130 law

BIS Updated Information for students with IEPs and Section 504 Plans

Ed Hub Tech Resources for Families in English

Ed Hub Tech Resources for Families in Spanish

BIS Informational Brochure

BUSD Admissions

BUSD Special Education

BHS Website

Home and Hospital Instruction Application