Calaveras River Academy / Oakendell

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Calaveras River Academy (CRA) serves as an alternative school for students in grades six through twelve who reside in Calaveras County. The focus of the Community School is to remediate identifiable weaknesses with the student's known strengths while building self-image and personal worth.  CRA believes in the worth of each student and strives to meet each individual's needs. Emphasis is also placed on community services and numerous activities are organized which involve students directly with community projects.
Cathy Thomas Employee Making a Difference
Calaveras River Academy 2022-23 Employee Making a Difference 
Mrs. Cathy Thomas is in her 25th year making a difference for CRA students as a para-professional/van driver.  She is a very versatile and caring employee and has been a positive role model and mentor to all of the students who have been fortunate enough to be touched by her gentle yet firm demeanor. 
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2023-2024 School Calendar