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Cal Prep Academy

About Cal Prep

California Preparatory Academy is a WASC-accredited, independent study high school established through Capistrano Unified School District. California Preparatory Academy has the benefits and flexibility of virtual curriculum blended with face-to-face instruction with highly qualified Capistrano Unified teachers. Advantages to a blended educational program through the California Preparatory Academy are:

  • Cal Prep students have access to UC/CSU approved coursework.
  • Individualized instruction with Capistrano Unified Teachers.
  • Cal Prep students can participate in CIF sanctioned sports at their home high school.
  • Cal Prep students have more flexibility when it comes to completing school work.
  • Cal Prep students can dual-enroll at your home high school. Students may take one or two classes at their home high school while they are enrolled at Cal Prep.
  • Cal Prep students can participate in co-curricular activities at their home high school. Some of these co-curricular events may include drama, band, newspaper, and yearbook. Audition and try-out requirements apply.
  • Cal Prep students will learn essential 21st Century Skills.
  • Different pacing options for students that include Advanced Placement (AP), honors and accelerated courses, as well as credit recovery.