SIMI VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Local students in the areas of Kern, Inyo, Santa Barbara and San Bernardino will begin their first day of the 2016-17 school year on August 29 from the comfort of their own homes, choosing to attend the full-time, tuition-free, online public charter school California Virtual Academy @ Maricopa (CAVA @ Maricopa).
CAVA @ Maricopa is one of 10 independent charter schools in California that uses the K12 online curriculum to offer students in grades K–12 a unique learning experience. The virtual school setting allows both advanced learners and those students who need additional assistance the support to find the individualized learning experience they seek. The K12 online curriculum enables teachers, parents and the students to build an individualized learning plan, and provides support and flexibility in the structure of the school setting.
"The students that enroll in California Virtual Academy @ Maricopa seek a personalized learning experience that enables them to excel and explore their own learning style," said Kimberly Odom, Director of Special Education. "Each student receives quality instruction and support in a one-on-one setting as they grow throughout the year."
Additionally, the schools offer a unique program called Community Day that combines the best of online learning with weekly face-to-face interaction. During Community Days students receive instruction from teachers in math and language arts and participate in various other educational activities, such as PE and science fairs, while parents receive support and network with other parents.
CAVA @ Maricopa is still accepting enrollment of students for the 2016-2017 school year. In-person and online information sessions are being held throughout the month.
For a complete list of back to school events and information sessions or to learn more about enrolling, visit http://cava.k12.com or call (866) 339-6787.
California Virtual Academy @ Maricopa
California Virtual Academy @ Maricopa is a tuition-free, online public schools serving students in K-12 who are residents of Kern, Inyo, Santa Barbara and San Bernardino counties. California-credentialed teachers deliver lessons in an online classroom platform provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) with a combination of engaging online and offline coursework—including a wide variety of books, CDs, videos, and hands-on materials that are delivered to the student and make learning come alive. Common household items and office supplies such as printer ink and paper are not provided. California Virtual Academy @ Maricopa provides opportunities for advanced learners, and prepares students to be college and career ready at graduation. Learn more at http://cava.k12.com.