COVID-19 Update

We understand this is a confusing and challenging time for our community, and circumstances are continuing to evolve. Our goal is to use this page as a centralized source of information for the latest updates, news, and resources. Please continue to check back frequently for the most up-to-date information regarding TLC’s response to COVID-19, as well as resources to support your family. 

Last Updated: August 30, 2021


Please review our Safe Return to School plan for detailed information. We are excited to be back on campus and return to in-person learning for our Hybrid Program students.

We recognize that this pandemic is still a fluid situation, and are continuously monitoring local, state, and federal advisories to ensure that we balance health and safety with students’ educational needs. Thank you for your continued partnership with The Learning Choice Academy!


View a copy of the CAL-OSHA CPP here.

Lunch is free for all students this year due to a federal grant. Please do not pre-load money on your My MealTime account this year. Students in our Hybrid program will automatically receive lunch when on campus. Students in the homeschool program can request a lunch. Please visit our school lunch program page for more detailed information. If you have questions, TLC’s Food Service Administrator, Cathy Kniss can be reached by email at or by calling 619-463-6845 x136.

All information sessions are currently being held virtually. Registered participants will receive a link and instructions a few days prior to their information session.

The Events department is assessing the COVID-19 guidance and case rates to evaluate offering an outdoor, site-specific welcome back event and field trips in the coming months. We will share updates will be shared as decisions are made. 

If a student or staff member is confirmed to be COVID-19 positive TLC will notify anyone who may have had contact with that person via a phone call and email. General class exposures and school-wide notifications will be shared via a ParentSquare email. Notifications will only be shared with our school community for confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus. Please continue to follow the general health advice from state and local officials to protect yourself, your family, and your community.

Educational Partners are available by phone and email. Our staff directory on our website lists all contact information. Educational Partners will also be reaching out to all of their families.


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Food Distribution Sites:

This link provides a list of the food service sites confirmed by the San Diego County Office of Education. 

If you have questions, TLC’s Food Service Administrator, Cathy Kniss can be reached by email at or by calling 619-463-6845 x136.


For the latest news, recommendations, and guidelines regarding COVID-19, please refer to San Diego County’s website, the California Department of Public Health’s website, or the CDC’s website