Merced County Office of Education


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Come Ba​ck ​​Charter School

Picture of Graduating Class



Ready to Come Back?

Are you ready to Come Back and earn your high school diploma? We are currently accepting new students for the fall. If you are interested, please click on the link below or go to our "How Do I Get Started?" page and follow the steps.

Please note: all interested students must complete the CBCS New Student Intent to Enroll Form on the "How Do I Get Started?" webpage to get you on the wait list. We will not longer be taking this information over the phone. This is to ensure we do not overlook your interest in our school and try to get you started as soon as possilbe.
CBCS New Student Intent to Enroll Form​

2021 Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) Grant Plan

The following plan summarizes how CBCS will utilize ELO funds to provide additional opportunities to support the academic and social/emotional needs of our students. If you have any questions, please contact the school office at 209-386-6025 or email the school at

Board Approved 5/17/2021


​Who Are We?

Come Back Charter School, a charter school authorized by the Merced County Office of Education, is an independent study program for students 18 and older.​​

We offer:

  • An independent study format with flexible hours to accommodate work and day care responsibilities.
  • Individualized learning plans with a mix of online course work, presentations, and general instruction
  • College and Career readiness programs
  • Counseling services

​If you are 18 and over and don't have a high school diploma, what's stopping you? It's never too late to Come Back to school!

Call us today to get more information at (209) 386-6025.