SIMI VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Many area students in grades K-12 will skip the bus, classroom and lunch room hustle as they start school this fall, having chosen to attend the full-time, tuition-free, online public school, California Virtual Academy @ San Mateo (CAVA @ San Mateo). Students will begin their 2016-2017 school year on August 29 as the program marks its 14th year of operation in the state.
CAVA @ San Mateo is one of 10 independent charter schools in California that use the K12 online curriculum to offer students in grades K–12 a unique learning experience. Attending school online provides students with access to innovative curriculum and creates an opportunity for students to have an individualized academic experience and personal connection with their teachers.
Families enroll in CAVA @ San Mateo for a wide variety of reasons. Some students are advanced learners, motivated to increase their knowledge beyond the basic course offerings, while others are athletes or performers looking to balance a full schedule. Regardless the reason, online school provides the support students and families seek.
"The students that enroll in CAVA @ San Mateo 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."
Teachers for CAVA @ San Mateo are California-credentialed and provide instruction, guidance and support, and interact with students and parents via email, web-based classrooms, online discussions, phone and face-to-face meetings.
CAVA @ San Mateo is accepting enrollments for this fall. To learn more about enrollment requirements visit http://cava.k12.com/ and find an in-person or online information session at http://cava.k12.com/events-calendar.html.
About California Virtual Academy @ San Mateo
California Virtual Academy @ San Mateo is a tuition-free, online public school serving students in kindergarten through 12th grade who are residents of Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Francisco and San Mateo 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 delivered to the student that make learning come alive. Common household and office supplies such as printer ink and paper are not provided. CAVA @ San Mateo provides opportunities for advanced learners, and prepares students to be college and career ready at graduation. Learn more at http://cava.k12.com.