California Virtual Academy @ San Mateo Celebrates New School Year

— Students return to online public school August 29–

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

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
and find an in-person or online information session at

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


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