Providing high quality instruction, Berkeley Independent Study (BIS) acknowledges and welcomes each student’s personal, cultural and academic background. BIS is an option for students who prefer a flexible schedule and weekly classes with teachers. Students at varying academic proficiencies thrive. BIS students are critical thinkers and independent, lifelong learners. Please explore our different Alternative Education programs for 9th-12th grade, K-8. Home and Hospital, and Herrick. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.