Design Learning Academy
Design Learning Academy is a tuition free online public education option for families. We are part of the Cajon Valley Union School district and offer your students all the benefits of being an established school district with high academic standards and student support systems. Our program is delivered through an easy to use, robust Learning Management System with the tools needed to access daily lessons and communicate with teachers. Students successfully completing 8th grade curriculum are eligible for promotion to high school.
Serving San Diego, Orange, Riverside and Imperial Counties.
Distance Learning Options
Design Learning Academy Virtual Learning Program
- Lessons are taught by parent/guardian
- Parent weekly check in with home school teacher
- Attendance is counted based on work completion
- Work is assigned and due weekly. It can be completed at parent/student pace
- Optional weekly on campus enrichment opportunities through our Explorations program
- Lessons taught by certificated Cajon Valley teacher
- Daily connection with their teacher via zoom
- Attendance is taken daily
- Work is assigned in a more traditional format with the teacher assigning daily or weekly due dates
- Optional monthly opportunities for on-campus opportunities with enrichment and/or academic support.
The Cajon Valley Design Learning Academy provides a connected/virtual learning community where strengths and individuality are valued. Students are encouraged to transcend traditional learning boundaries to access knowledge and creativity.
We build connections and a sense of community among students.
District News and Announcements
The Surging World of Work
The World of Work (WoW) is surging in the Pittsburgh K-12 area in 2023. World of Work is a career initiative that started in the Cajon Valley Union School District, San Diego CA. There are now districts across the United States who are using this model to prepare students in K-12 for their future directions.
District Office Closed for Spring Break
District Offices are closed to the public April 3 – April 7. Regular hours will resume April 10.
CALIFORNIA STATE PRESCHOOL PROGRAM
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DIVE AWARDS 2022 District of the Year: Cajon Valley Union School District
A California district implemented a robust career exploration model that begins with teaching students to deliver TED Talks — in kindergarten.
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Senator Brian Jones Visits Lexington Elementary
"It's an honor to represent Cajon Valley in Sacramento as the State Senator...we are going to continue that relationship and expand that next year." - Brian Jones
Cajon Valley expanded before and after school care. The program is open to all students regardless of income.
"That's wraparound service and care that should be standard for all kids.”
Interview with Superintendent Dr. David Miyashiro about back to school
"The biggest change for us is providing free before and after school care and enrichment for all families."