Who we are

Big Picture Educational Academy is a government funded independent charter school accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. It is a free, non-tuition public charter school funded by both the State and Federal Government.

We are an Elementary (UPK – grade 8), High School (grade 9-12) and Adult-Aged High School Diploma school located on two campuses and one resource center in Fresno CA.

What we do

Big Picture is a co-educational, secular school offering a non-traditional model of education called The Big Picture Way. This is a 21st century educational approach, centered around personalized learning plans focused on:

  • Essential 21st century knowledge and skills
  • A student’s individual needs and talents
  • Relevant, inspiring, and stimulating content
  • Individualized college and career Pathways

Our Mission

BPEA educates individuals of all ages, one student at a time, to understand and engage in the world around them, take ownership of their own learning, and develop abilities and interests for success in college, career and life.

Our Vision

BPEA students leave confident in their knowledge, skills and relationships to pursue unique passion and make lasting positive impact on their lives and communities.