Welcome to Community Roots Academy (CRA), an innovative and close-knit kindergarten through eighth grade public charter school located in the heart of Orange County, California.
In contrast to traditional education models that rely primarily upon memorization and teaching to the test, project-based learning is at the center of CRA. Here students learn by doing as they actively explore real-world problems and challenges.
Semester-long projects are used as frameworks to simultaneously teach students multiple, fundamental disciplines and the essential 21st Century skills. As a result, they become independent thinkers, responsible citizens and active community members.