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We're glad you have decided to enroll in California Connections Academy! Before you get started, take a look below about our application process.

Application Information

First semester enrollment is open

Enrollment is limited to 8,400 students, with each school having its own cap, and the open application period was from 3/10 to 4/11/2021

Depending on the school location and grade level, a lottery was held on 4/22/2021

Students applying after the open application period will be placed on a general waiting list

Enrollment Information

Enrollment is closed for the 2020-21 school year

 

 

Step 1
 

Understand Your Commitment

 
30h
Learning and growing
per week
 
90%
Exploring lessons on a computer
of school day
 
10%
Working independently offline
of school day
Step 2
 

Check Eligibility

In California, student eligibility requirements are determined by the state, which regulates all public schools including California Connections Academy.

California Connections Academy schools are open to all students who meet the state's age and geographic restrictions for virtual charter schools. While we are required to collect documents that show that the age and residency requirements have been met, we do welcome students who have unusual circumstances, such as homeless and foster youth, immigrants, refugees, migrants, and students who are not U.S. citizens. Contact the school office for assistance if enrolling a student for whom standard documentation is not readily available due to this type of situation.

Note: Students who are currently expelled from their local school or district may not be eligible for California Connections Academy.

Southern California (formerly Capistrano):

  • Los Angeles
  • Orange
  • Riverside
  • San Bernardino
  • San Diego

Central:

  • Fresno
  • Inyo
  • Kern
  • Kings
  • Tulare

Central Coast:

  • San Luis Obispo
  • Santa Barbara
  • Ventura

Monterey Bay:

  • Monterey
  • San Benito
  • San Mateo
  • Santa Clara
  • Santa Cruz

North Bay:

  • Colusa
  • Glenn
  • Lake
  • Mendocino
  • Napa
  • Sonoma
  • Yolo

Ripon:

  • Alameda
  • Amador
  • Calaveras
  • Contra Costa
  • Sacramento
  • San Joaquin
  • Stanislaus
Step 3
 

Prepare Documents - Starting in April 2021

The Open Application Period and public lottery drawings were completed on April 22, 2021. We are still accepting applications at this time, until the schools meet their enrollment caps for 2021-22. After an application has been started, eligibility tasks and documents are collected. We do not require receipt of student records prior to acceptance into our school. In the event that a space becomes available for your child, there will also be a registration process. The registration process will ask you to upload additional documents to the Enrollment Portal. The documents for the various parts of the process are listed in more detail below.

Child's Proof of Age

Proof of Residence

Child’s Proof of Immunization

Child's Proof of Health Examination

Prior Academic Records

Other Documents for Special Circumstances

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

California Connections Academy admits students and conducts all educational programs, activities, and employment practices without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, creed, sexual orientation, disability, or any other legally protected classification.