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California Virtual Academies
The 9 independent California Virtual Academies are K12's longest established online options in the state and offer students a fully accredited education. Passionate, California-credentialed teachers partner with families to create personalized learning opportunities to help students succeed. The rigorous, engaging K–8 curriculum includes traditional core subjects, art, music, and world languages. A K–8 Advanced Learner Program challenges students and fosters creativity. Honors, AP®, and numerous elective courses are available for high school students preparing for college and career. Field trips, social events, student government, and clubs connect students and families to an active school community.
iQ Academy California-Los Angeles
Grades: K–12, Greater L.A.
iQ Academy of California-Los Angeles helps students become independent, self-motivated learners by giving them a strong foundation and opportunities to explore interests and reach their academic potential. Serving residents of five southern California counties, the accredited online school offers an innovative use of technology, a rigorous and engaging curriculum, Individualized Learning Plans for each student, and a personalized approach tailored to different learning styles. Eligible high school students can earn college credits on select courses through concurrent enrollment available in partnership with local colleges. An active school community provides support and enrichment through a variety of activities, including service learning for all grade levels.
Insight Schools of California
Grades: 9–12, Greater L.A. and San Diego
The two Insight Schools of California offer individualized academic, social, and emotional support to help struggling high school students catch up and excel. Experienced teachers and counselors inspire students to work hard and achieve academic success. Special programs provide support to families and help students increase their self-confidence, resilience, and interpersonal skills. Counselors also guide students with college and career goals and skills. (Note: Upon graduation, students wanting to enter a four-year university will first need to attend a two-year or community college to meet university entrance requirements.)