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Bruce Peters, Principal

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Welcome to the C.O.O.L. School Virtual Academy!

2014 - 2015!!!

To access forms and enroll, click here...

The C.O.O.L. School Virtual Academy (C.O.O.L. stands for Collaborative Opportunities for Online Learning) is a public, tuition-free independent study virtual program offered through the Rescue Union School District. The COOL School offers an innovative, 21st century learning experience where students have the opportunity to complete coursework online at home. All curriculum is aligned to the California state standards. Students enrolled full-time are offered choices of online coursework and face-to-face instruction. The  highly recommended blended learning model combines virtual learning with face-to-face instruction and allows students rich socialization experiences. The certificated teachers for the program are employed by the Rescue Union School District and are highly-qualified as defined by the No Child Left Behind Act.


  • Innovative, relevant and personalized learning plans
  • Engaging, self-paced online curriculum
  • Curriculum, resources and enhances services are all FREE
  • Parents / guardians take an active role at home
  • Home schooling with teacher support
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the student and family
  • Rigorous standards-based curriculum
  • Blended learning model offers ample opportunity for social opportunities
  • Student progress is closely monitored by credentialed instructors
  • Allows for differentiation for each student
  • Accessible anytime and anywhere


To provide an innovative, rigorous digital learning environment that prepares students for the 21st century and beyond.

Our Advantage - The Teacher

  • You will develop a one-on-one relationship with a teacher who cares about you and your success.
  • The teacher offers enrichment classes 4-5 hours per week instead of one hour a month.
  • Teachers utilize placement tests to personalize the student's learning plan.
  • Online work is constantly monitored by a highly qualified teacher.
  • Most of the online work is automatically graded freeing up the teacher to provide more support.


March Newsletter with Important Information for Parents
Please read the attached newsletter containing important information from Supt. David Swart. Continue
Posted by: Sheila Simmons
Published: 3/23/15

The RUFT Negotiations Team signs Tentative Agreement to include a 4.5% salary increase...
On Friday, March 20, 2015, the District Negotiation Team and the Rescue Union Federation of Teachers’ (RUFT) Negotiation Team met to continue negotiations for the 2014-15 school year.

The Negotiation Teams signed a Tentative Agreement for... Continue
Posted by: Sheila Simmons
Published: 3/23/15

Rescue Union Confidential Employees Agree to 4.5% Salary Increase
On Friday, March 13, 2015, the Rescue Union Confidential Employees accepted an offer of a 4.5% salary increase for the 2014 -2015 school year.  The salary increase is retroactive to July 1, 2014. Continue
Posted by: Sheila Simmons
Published: 3/17/15