Capital Area School for the Arts Charter School uses a 21st century, hybrid model of teaching and learning while maintaining a safe and welcoming environment. Students are taught by experienced, certified, and engaging teachers in a live teaching environment for selected core classes. Other classes are delivered in a virtual environment via the Capital Area Online Learning Association (CAOLA). Lastly, several classes are taught using a hybrid approach comprised of a combination of live teaching and online learning. Students are expected to meet deadlines, complete homework, and engage in lively classroom discussions in all classes. The curriculum is designed to meet all of the Pennsylvania Core State Standards. Students will take the Keystone Exams at the end of the following courses: Algebra 1, Biology, and 10th Grade English.