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OCASA & OCASA College Prep: Open Enrollment Parent Info Session
February 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
One event on February 8, 2020 at 10:00 am
One event on February 19, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Orange County Academy of Sciences and Arts (OCASA) students learn by doing. They are encouraged to ask questions, take risks, make discoveries, observe patterns, exhibit creativity, and reflect on their own work. OCASA offers two unique and innovative campuses designed to help your K-9 student launch their bright future.
OCASA Charter School is a tuition-free, public K-8 charter school specializing in individual learning and small group instruction. With an emphasis on science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, our students apply real-world experiences to understand new concepts and gain knowledge. According to the California State Dashboard, OCASA students attained tremendous growth in 2018 with a 29.7 point increase in Math and an 18.5 point increase in English Language Arts. Our campus features multiple hands-on labs, including a Science Lab, Maker Lab, Audio/Visual Lab with Music, Arts Lab, Resource Lab, and a Practical Life Studio, which encourage exploration and experimentation under the guidance of OCASA’s credentialed teachers and experienced staff.
OCASA College Prep will meet the evolving needs of students in South Orange County and ensure that every child in attendance receives a rich, individualized, rigorous and joyful education that will prepare him or her to thrive. OCASA College Prep, currently enrolling Grades 6-9, will be the only classroom based, tuition-free public charter high school in South Orange County. The school’s curriculum places an emphasis on the academic, social and physical development of young adults in the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. OCASA College Prep was approved by Capistrano Unified School District in September 2019, in a unanimous 7-0 decision, and will host 6th – 12th graders once fully enrolled.
We invite parents who are interested in 2020-21 enrollment for Kindergarten – 9th grade students to learn more about our schools, Orange County Academy of Sciences and Arts (OCASA) and OCASA College Prep. Please join us on our campus, in room P13, where we will be giving a brief overview of the schools’ programs.
Please note, the parent information session will not include a tour of OCASA’s Campus.
Tour dates are available on select Tuesday and Thursday mornings and require separate registration.