Online and In-person Information Sessions Available to Families Interested in K-12 Virtual Public School
California Connections Academy Southern California, a high quality tuition-free, virtual public school, announces open enrollment for the 2019-20 school year. The school serves more than 4,000 students in the 2018-19 school year in grades from transitional kindergarten to 12th grade, residing in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties. The ﬂexible learning option accommodates the needs of the modern student.
“Having flexibility and independence as a student allows me to pursue my passions in full force without feeling like I’m sacriﬁcing my education” said Sean Lew, California Connections Academy senior and former NBC ‘World of Dance’ competitor. “Thanks to California Connections Academy, I have the time and energy to do what I love most while expanding my creative interests.”
Teachers work closely with students to develop individualized learning plans using advanced technological tools and a rigorous curriculum that nurtures strengths and provides additional support in difﬁcult areas. The school serves a diverse student body, which includes competitive athletes facing challenging schedules, former homeschooled students seeking high caliber teacher support, and other students seeking expanded course offerings, among others.
“Our driven team of educators and diverse student body create an evolving picture of modern education,” said Dr. Richard Savage, executive director at California Connections Academy schools. “Our school employs technological tools that offer students one-on-one support with their teachers and ensure their needs and academic goals are fulﬁlled.”
Prolific California Connections Academy alums include world champion ﬁgure skaters Mirai Nigasu, Vincent Zhou, Karen Chen, and Nathan Chen, who accommodated rigorous training schedules and international championships with the school’s ﬂexibility.
Beyond the ﬂexibility, the beneﬁts of online learning include a high-quality curriculum which meets rigorous state education standards, and state-credentialed teachers who lead a variety of courses, including honors and (AP)® classes, digital technology and career technical courses. In addition, the school offers a variety of UC “a-g” courses such as science wet labs, numerous visual performing arts courses and more. California Connections Academy offers students National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society chapters, and an AVID program to help students in grades 6-12 prepare for college.
California Connections Academy coordinates multiple in-person ﬁeld trips and special events throughout the year, from college visits to Prom, and school picnics for students to socialize ofﬂ ine with their staff and fellow students.
For additional information about online education and the enrollment process, the school is hosting complimentary online and in-person information sessions. To learn more about California Connections Academy and begin the enrollment process, visit the school’s website.