• Choir Performance

    Choir Performance

  • Excelsior Quad

    Excelsior Quad

  • Field Trip to The Lion King

    Field Trip to The Lion King

  • Excelsior Eagles

    Excelsior Eagles

  • Phelan Students

    Phelan Students

Our Programs

“Providing student athletes the necessary information to help them on their journey to college sports.”  Read More…

“The excelsior Aviation, Medicine and Engineering Academy has the high desert’s only FAA approved high school aviation program.” Read More…

“The Band Program provides students with a wide variety of courses of study in music.” Read More…

“The vocal music program showcases a diverse range of choral and solo experiences for students interested in developing their voice.”Read More…

“Dance is the hidden language of the soul”-Martha Graham Read More…

“Acting classes range from beginning, for those with little or no experience in acting to advanced, for those at competition level…”Read More…

“Instructor Roger Gillespie has enjoyed a successful and varied pro career as a studio and live performer with hundreds of album credits…” Read More…

The Excelsior Aviation, Medicine and Engineering Academy has a very exciting, vocationally-oriented medical program. Our students are able to learn in a hands-on environment by using simulated auscultation (breathing), and blood flow simulation mannequins. These training aides are state of the art allowing our junior and senior high school students to learn preventative and life saving measures on two simulated lifelike training mannequins.

“Excelsior A.M.E.’s competitive robotics team is one of the best in the country after receiving a rank of 5th at the C.R.E.A.T.E. U.S. Open National Championship in 2013. In SkillsUSA, the A.M.E. Robotics team was the State Champion in job skill demonstration for 2013.”Read More…

Latest News

Accelerated Learning at Excelsior

Daily Press named five High Desert High Schools that offer unique experiences. Daily Press wrote, “Excelsior Charter Schools’ motto is “Preparing students to be successful adults,” and its focus on students’ “Personal Life Plans” reflects this. At Excelsior, each student is assigned to a credentialed teacher, called a “facilitator,” who they meet with regularly, along with their parents, in order to develop and remain accountable for a PLP, which engages students to set goals for their academic and career path after high school”

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Upcoming Information

Detours for Main Campus Traffic

  • Spring Valley Parkway will undergo construction most likely beginning the week of 11.23.15.  At this time we are unsure of the scheduled detours. Attached is a map showing the best route for drop-off and pick-up using Fish Hatchery Rd.  Please plan for delays while the construction is taking place.  Click here to see the Detour Map.

Upcoming Holidays

  • Excelsior Charter Schools and Offices will be observing the Thanksgiving Holiday Break from 11.23.15 to 11.27.15. Excelsior would like to wish all of our families an exceptional holiday break. 

  • Winter Break will start on 12.21.15 until 1.1.16. Excelsior wishes all of our students and families, Happy Holidays!




Barstow C.T.E.

Spirit Day
Remember every Friday is Spirit Day. So come dressed in your best school spirit wear or contact your ASB for some new Eagle gear!
View our event calendar for more information.

N. Victorville A.M.E.

Santa’s Clothes
Santa Clothes is a local volunteer effort in which funds are raised to provide & shop for new clothes for high desert elementary students in need. This event will be on 12.12.15 at 6am located at the Target in Hesperia. Contact the AME office for more details on how you can help make a difference.
View our event calendar for more information.

Phelan S.T.E.M.

Northern Lights: Under the Stars
Come watch a holiday movie with us on 12.17.15 from 5pm to 7pm. We will enjoy hot cocoa and popcorn or cotton candy. Tickets are on sale for $3 for teens/ adults and $2 for elementary or younger children. View our event calendar for more information.


UCR Tour
Reserve your spot today for  our trip to UC Riverside on 12.04.15. This invite is open to 10th-12th graders. We will leave at 11:30am and return by 4:00pm.
View our event calendar for more information.


Food Drive
Excelsior Ontario is hosting a Food Drive from 11.02.15 to 11.20.15. Let’s give thanks and help those in need!
View our event calendar for more information.


Christmas Tree Fundraiser
Athletic Club is doing our 1st annual Wood Mountain Christmas Tree Fundraiser! The fundraiser will run through 11.10.15 and trees can be picked up on 12.05.15. See the fundraiser flyer details here.
View our event calendar for more information.

Explore our Program

Excelsior Charter Schools provides students with a fully WASC accredited, blended learning program that enables students in grades 7-12 to develop, execute and achieve a strong vision for their future.  Excelsior offers classes that are A-G approved courses for UC.  Excelsior combines independent study with on-campus classes to give students a balance of autonomy, guidance and support to ensure their success. The focus of Excelsior is to provide a motivating, challenging and safe learning opportunity that will prepare students not just for graduation, but also for careers and lifelong success.