Kings County Public Schools
Links to the 13 school districts in Kings County can be found on the Kings County Office of Education website and the NAS Lemoore School Liaison Officer has additional resources to assist families who are relocating to NAS Lemoore and the surrounding area.
High school children living in housing at Naval Air Station Lemoore, and in Lemoore, are zoned to attend Lemoore High School. Hanford residents attend one of the schools in the Hanford Joint Union High School District: Hanford High, Hanford West, or Sierra Pacific high schools.
Kings County Charter Schools
University Charter 6-8, Lemoore Middle College High 9-12, Island Elementary K-8 and Pioneer Elementary District Schools K-8 are all public charter schools within driving distance of NAS Lemoore. Some public charters in the area give priority placement to students who live within their boundaries; others give priority to students residing in their districts. Applications for charter schools are available at school/district sites. The enrollment period for these schools can be as early as a year in advance. If charter schools have more students requesting to enroll, than space available, most form waiting lists.
Lemoore Union High School District and Hanford Joint Union High School District offer online high school: Lemoore Online Hanford Online Charter. Other online public school options are available to Kings, Tulare, and Fresno County residents.
Private schools in Lemoore
Mary Immaculate Queen School (PK-8)
Kings Christian School (PK-12).
Kings, and surrounding counties, have additional private school options.
The California Department of Education maintains a searchable listing of all private schools in the state.
California does not have specific homeschooling laws; however, the following options allow families to school their children in the home.
Establish a home-based private school by filing the Private School Affidavit with the California Department of Education
Enroll children in a private school that offers independent study
Enroll in a public school independent study program or public charter school that offers a homeschool program
A parent with a valid California teaching credential, for the grades being taught, can use the tutorial option
Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) is the nation’s largest, homeschool advocacy organization.
The NAS Lemoore Child and Youth Program offers weekly PE to military homeschooled children. Please call 559-998-4344 for more information.