Pajamas Meet Textbooks: Back to School for Online Students at California Virtual Academy @ San Diego

Enrollment Still Open for New Students in Grades K-12

Aug 19, 2015, 12:37 ET from California Virtual Academy @ San Diego

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 1, San Diego area students will take a few steps from the breakfast table to their computers at home to log in for their first day of school through California Virtual Academy @ San Diego (CAVA @ San Diego), a full-time, online public charter school for students in grades K-12.

CAVA @ San Diego is part of a network of 11 schools in California that use the K¹² online curriculum to offer students in grades K–12 an exceptional learning experience. Families enroll in CAVA @ San Diego 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.  Innovative technology combined with a strong partnership between families and teachers makes it possible to focus on each student's unique academic needs, and gives a growing number of San Diego students a powerful educational option to reach their true potential.

Katrina Abston, Senior Head of Schools for California Virtual Academies, a network of 11 separate online charter schools across the state said, "The start of a new school year is always exciting for students and families. For our staff and teachers, knowing that we can provide an educational support system that truly accommodates each student's individual strengths and challenges makes each year even more special. We look forward to the possibilities that lie ahead for our young learners."

Students who enroll at CAVA @ San Diego follow an academic program that includes engaging web-based lessons along with age-appropriate instructional materials – books, videos, CDs and other hands-on tools and resources – all of which are shipped directly to each student's home. California-credentialed teachers provide instruction, guidance and support, and regularly interact with students and parents via email, web-based classrooms, online discussions, phone and face-to-face meetings.  The program offers advanced learners the ability to progress faster in subjects in which they excel, as well as opportunities for advancement in STEM education. College or career-minded students can choose from a broad range of profession-focused courses in order to gain a competitive edge for the future.

CAVA @ San Diego teachers organize numerous field trips and school activities where students have the opportunity to participate in events that blend academics and socialization. The school also offers a unique program called Community Day that combines the best of online learning with weekly face-to-face interaction. 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 @ San Diego is still accepting enrollment of students for the 2015-2016 school year. In-person and online information sessions are being held throughout the month.

Upcoming events include:

  • Corona Back to School K-8 Park Day
    Monday, August 31--10:00 AM  
    Ontario Park, W Ontario Ave., Corona

  • San Diego Mission Beach Back to School High School Hang Out
    Monday, August 31--11:00 AM
    Belmont Park, 3146 Mission Blvd, San Diego

  • Laguna Hills Back to  School High School Hang Out
    Monday, August--2-4 PM
    In-N-Out Burger, 24001 Avenue Carlota, Laguna Hills

For a complete list of information sessions or to learn more about enrolling, visit  or call (866)339-6787.

About California Virtual Academy @ San Diego
California Virtual Academy @ San Diego is a tuition-free, online public school serving students in kindergarten through 12th grade who are residents of Imperial, Orange, Riverside and San Diego 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 make learning come alive. CAVA @ San Diego provides opportunities for advanced learners, and prepares students to be college and career ready at graduation. Learn more at

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