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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

General Questions

You can contact the school at (760) 949-9202 or [email protected] between 8am - 4pm, Monday – Friday. School closures are noted on the student calendar and the calendar posted on the school's website.
SLA is tucked into the Mission Crest residential community near I-15 and Main Street in Hesperia. The address is 12850 Muscatel Street, Hesperia, CA 92344.

Academic & Extracurricular Programs

Yes, SLA currently partners with Victor Valley College to provide college credit for select courses. Please contact the Guidance Counselor for more information to enroll your student in this program.
SLA borrows customs and practices from the public service field, however, it is the small school environment that truly impacts student outcomes. We are a tight-knit community where teachers and staff members build positive relationships with students and know them all by name. Many students who call SLA their second home show improvement because they build confidence through leadership training and connect with peers and mentors to form lifelong friendships.
Yes, SLA offers online college and career preparation courses with a designated teacher who monitors and supports student learning. This program is designed for independent learners, homeschool programs, credit recovery, and students who need a flexible schedule.
Yes, SLA is a part of the CIF Agape League. We offer both girls and boys varsity sports based on a survey of student interest each year. Please contact the athletic director's office for a current list of sports offerings.
SLA has a special education department to meet the needs of special learners. After enrolling, this team of educators meets with the student and family to develop an individualized educational plan.

Connecting with SLA

There are many opportunities to get involved as a member of the SLA Eagle family. Visit the school’s website for more information on how to become a volunteer.
SLAHD sends out robo-calls, emails, and text messages to the contact information listed in your Aeries Mobile Portal account. News and updates will also be posted on Facebook, Instagram, and the school website.

Download the Aeries Mobile Portal application to your device or go to the Aeries website to register for an account.

*Student’s verification passcode is needed and can be found on the student’s schedule or by calling the school office.
Visit the calendar and announcements webpages at  or follow SLA on Instagram or Facebook

Getting Started

The enrollment process begins by completing the Interest Form. Once submitted, you will receive an email with additional information and one of our team members will reach out to you to answer any questions you have about our programs.
The student dress code guidelines can be found in the Cadet Handbook and on the school’s website.

All students receive two polos and one sweatshirt for free. Additional items can be purchased in the student store or the web store.


Pants and shoes can be purchased separately at various stores like Walmart, Big 5, Kohls, and JCPenney’s.
No student shall be denied admission by SLA. However, students must fulfill the terms of suspension, expulsion, or pre-expulsion with their current school prior to enrolling at SLA-HD. Parents/Guardians must complete enrollment paperwork and provide immunization records to complete enrollment with exceptions for those students exempted by law.
SLA participates in the universal meal program which means all students receive breakfast and lunch for free. To maintain this program for all students, please complete the demographics update form in the Aeries Parent Portal before school starts each year. Paper Demographic Forms are also available in the front office.
Parents can add money to their students’ accounts on the web store. These funds can be used to purchase store items such as uniforms, school merchandise, snacks, or tickets to events.
SLA provides free bus service with stops in Apple Valley, Hesperia, Adelanto, and Victorville. Click here to view the bus schedule and complete the bus application. Students will be issued a bus pass through the student store once the application has been approved and processed.
Parents are able to make these changes between July 1st and October 5th using the Aeries Mobile Portal. Outside of these dates, all changes must be made through the records specialist in the front office.
Students must fulfill the terms of any and all suspensions and/or expulsions from another school prior to enrolling in SLA. This includes pending suspensions and expulsions as well.

Are you interested in becoming an SLA Eagle? Click here for more information regarding our enrollment process.