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Frequently Asked Questions About Cincinnati Digital Academy

Distance Learning at Cincinnati Digital Academy

Cincinnati Digital Academy is an alternative, technology-based learning option for families who do not wish to send their children to in-person school. It will be the only distance option for the 2021-22 school year.

Cincinnati Digital Academy students will have flexible access to online curriculum to accommodate their unique needs and schedule.

This year, we've made several enhancements to Cincinnati Digital Academy:

K-6 Classes

  • Students can attend daily Google Meets for math and English language arts. Sessions will be recorded to provide anytime access to students.
  • To accelerate learning, students can attend one-on-one and small group Google Meets.
  • Students also have access to a wide variety of instructional intervention resources.
  • English to Speakers of Other Languages and other related services provided.

7-12 Classes

  • To maintain regular communication with our students outside of lesson time and understand their unique needs, we are placing an increased focus on Google Meets for one-on-one conversations.
  • Middle school students have new electives including civics, health and additional foreign languages.
  • High school students have 22 new courses across math, African American history, business, careers and technology.
  • English to Speakers of Other Languages and other related services provided.

Better Parent and Guardian Communication 

Parents and guardians will have access to a portal to monitor progress, receive weekly emails and have the opportunity to provide feedback through surveys.

Whether you choose In-Person or Distance, we're excited to get back to learning for your 2021-22 school year!

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Cincinnati Digital Academy Instructional Model

Do students interface with teachers at CDA?  

Teachers provide instructional supports and collaborative opportunities via Google Meet and the Edgenuity platform.

What are the current course offerings? 

Please see the course list attached.

Is CDA full?

No, CDA is not full. Enrollment questions, call (513) 363-2040.

How do I register in CDA?

Read the CDA Registration Process here

What are the current course offerings? 

Please see the course list attached.

Will my child be able to return to their magnet school?

Yes. If a student enrolls in CDA now, they retain their spot at their magnet, neighborhood or high school if the departure is COVID-19 related.

Can students transfer back at any time?

The request can be made however students may not return to their "home school" until the end of the semester.

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Office of Communications and Engagement

Phone: (513) 363-0020

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