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Reopening Plan and COVID-19 School Guidance Checklist

The Ingenuity Charter COVID-19 Prevention Plan 
 The Ingenuity Charter COVID-19 School Guidance Checklist
 Safe Return to In-Person Instruction Local Educational Agency Plan

School Closure Enrichment Plan for Students

Please see the document below for Ingenuity's plan for continued learning opportunities during the school closure. The document can be enlarged or printed for convenience. The document is also in English and Spanish. Please scroll down in the document to see the Spanish version.


Student Meals during the School Closure

Breakfast and lunch will still be available to students during the school closure. Grab and go meals may be picked up Monday through Friday between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in the O'Farrell Charter School parking lot at 6130 Skyline Dr. A station will be set up for you to come and pick up food. One lunch and one breakfast per student, per day.

Desayuno y almuerzo continuará a ser proveído durante el cierre de la escuela. Comida para llevar a casa se puede recoger de Lunes a Viernes dentro de las 11:00 am a 1:00pm en el estacionamiento de O’Farrell Charter, 6130 Skyline Drive. Cada dia en la estación temporal podrá recoger una comida de desayuno y una de almuerzo por cada estudiante.

CA Meals for Kids App

The CA Meals for Kids app (available in Apple's App Store, Google Play Store and Microsoft's App Store) helps students find the closest locations of meal programs. Watch the video below to find out how to use the app. Please make the video full screen for ease of viewing.


Food Bank

Please see the following document for food bank information in San Diego. The document can be enlarged and printed for your convenience. 


CalFresh/CalWORKS Grocery Delivery

Effective April 28th, CalFresh and CalWORKS recipients can use their EBT card to purchase groceries online at Walmart and Amazon. Please see the flyer below from more details.


Reminder - More than 250,0000 Students in San Diego County are Eligible for Pandemic EBT Benefits

Students who received free or reduced-price lunch during school are eligible for a one-time payment of up to $365 in groceries, depending on how many eligible children are in the household, the county said. Those same students are also able to obtain grab-n-go meals that are being distributed by schools and community organizations.

See the article for more information.

Los estudiantes que recibieron almuerzo gratis oa precio reducido durante la escuela son elegibles para un pago único de hasta $ 365 en alimentos, dependiendo de cuántos niños elegibles hay en el hogar, dijo el condado. Esos mismos estudiantes también pueden obtener comidas para llevar que están siendo distribuidas por escuelas y organizaciones comunitarias.

Vea el artículo (en el enlace arriba) para más información.

San Diego for Every Child

The San Diego COVID-19 Children's Fund supports childcare, food assistance, and equitable distance learning during these unprecedented times. The San Diego COVID-19 Children's Fund can provide financial support to families experiencing need. For more information please visit their website below.

Emergency Rental Assistance Program 

The county of San Diego has created an Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Please visit this link for more information and for the eligibility and application information. Eligible applicants may receive up to $3,000 for assistance with rent payments.

El condado de San Diego  ha creado un programa para asistir con la renta, Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Favor de visitar el enlace para más información y para información sobre elegibilidad y la aplicación. Aplicantes que sean elegibles pueden recibir hasta $3,000 para asistir con los pagos de la renta.

Internet Resources during School Closure 

1. Cox Internet is offering the following service:

  • Limited time, first month free of Connect2Compete

  • $9.95/month thereafter

  • See their website for more information

2. AT&T has opened their public hotspots for free access. See their website for more information.

3. Contact your wireless provider to ask about unlimited data. Some providers are offering a change of plan to unlimited data for households with students in K-12.​

Emergency Broadband Benefit

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary FCC program to help households struggling to afford internet service during the pandemic. Please see the flyers below, provided in English and Spanish, for more information.


Mental Health Resources

Please see our Mental Health Resources page for ways to take care of your emotional and mental health. 

Updates from the School

The O'Farrell Charter School Weekly Positive Covid-19 Cases

Please click on the PDF below for positive Covid-19 tests at O'Farrell & Ingenuity for staff and students. Data is updated weekly on Monday. Last updated on Monday, May 2, 2022.

The O'Farrell Charter School Weekly Positive Covid-19 Cases


A Letter from the Superintendent  - 3/11/2021

Please click on the PDF icon below to read an update from our Superintendent (English and Spanish) regarding updated guidance for students and school employees on face coverings

 Letter from the Superintendent 


A Letter from the Superintendent  - 3/1/2021

Please click on the link below to read an update from our Superintendent (English and Spanish) regarding Ingenuity's reopening plans.

Benefits of the Covid-19 Vaccine

Please see the flyer (English & Spanish) below to learn more about the benefits of receiving the Covid-19 vaccine.


Covid-19 Vaccine Appointment Scheduling Assistance

Our Registrar, Susana Niles, is volunteering her time to assist parents of enrolled students to schedule Covid-19 vaccine appointments 

If you are a parent of an enrolled student and would like scheduling assistance, please contact Susana Niles:

Email: [email protected]

Google Voice: (619) 292 - 9682

Mrs. Niles is fluent in English and Spanish.

COVID-19 Vaccine

Every Californian 16 years old or older is now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Please see below for more information

Get Vaccinated at a Location Near You 
Doctors, pharmacies, community clinics, and other healthcare providers are working to provide vaccinations. Supplies remain limited. Please be patient and check the website regularly for open appointments. 

  • First, check with your healthcare provider for a vaccination.

COVID-19 Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Clinic

Family Health Centers of San Diego offer treatment to COVID-19 patients within the first 10 days of mild to moderate symptoms and with high-risk conditions. 

Please see the flyers below (English & Spanish) for more information