Bay View Academy (BVA) is a public, K-5 Charter School founded on the core principles of community, innovation, and passion for learning. BVA offers a broad academic program that sparks imagination and produces creative and critical thinkers. BVA is free and open to all students. Using charter school flexibility, BVA allows students to discover and pursue their interests, offers hands-on learning, actively involves parents, and extends the classroom beyond its walls into the community. Community involvement, including partnerships with local educational, cultural and research organizations enriches the academic program. At Bay View Academy, all children will be artists, authors, scientists, musicians, and mathematicians.