Capistrano Connections Academy
The Capistrano Connections Academy (CapoCA) is a tuition-free online K-12 charter school located in the US state of California. Founded in 2004, it is described as providing independent, non-classroom-based education to students from five counties in Southern California. Parents or guardians serve as learning coaches, guiding students through home-based, fully online learning.
Of 1020 students enrolled in 2009-2010, 37% were from "socioeconomically disadvantaged" backgrounds.
The curriculum is provided by private partner Connections Academy.
The Capistrano Connections Academy web site is at http://www.connectionsacademy.com/california-southern-capistrano-school/home.aspx
The school offers field trips and other activities for students and families.
- "A National Primer on K-12 Online Learning", iNACOL, October 2010, http://www.inacol.org/research/docs/national_report.pdf
- Capistrano Connections Academy web site, http://www.connectionsacademy.com/california-southern-capistrano-school/home.aspx
- "Executive Summary School Accountability Report Card, 2009-10: Capistrano Connections Academy Charter School", http://www.connectionsacademy.com/Libraries/Board-Agendas/Capo-0910-SARC.pdf
- "Keeping Pace With Online Learning: An Annual Review of Policy and Practice", Evergreen Education Group, 2010, http://kpk12.com/reports/