Information & Resources

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.

Updates from the School

Distance Learning Family Forum

Ingenuity Families, you are cordially invited to attend a Distance Learning Parent Forum via Zoom.

This event will be held:

     *Wednesday, January 13th at 9am or

     *Thursday, January 14th at 5pm.


Topics of discussion:

     *Ingenuity’s reopening plan

     *Family feedback regarding distance learning.

Zoom link:


Meeting ID: 610 258 6924


Passcode: 8232018

Presentation Slideshow - English

Presentation Slideshow - Spanish

December 4, 2020

Please see the letter below (English & Spanish) for an update on how the latest restrictions form Governor Newsom regarding Covid-19 will affect our school.

November 10, 2020

Ingenuity's Reopening Plan

Ingenuity’s reopening will have 3 basic phases.

  • Phase 1 One on one assessments for special education purposes by appointment only. (families will be contacted by assessors).

  • Phase 2 Small groups made up of the most vulnerable students by appointment only. Students will be identified and contacted by school staff.

  • Phase 3 *All students return 

    • * When all students return to campus, they will attend between 1 and 3 times weekly for between 1 and 2 hours, with no more than 10 students and 2 staff members at each resource center.

September 10, 2020

Ingenuity Health and Safety Protocols for Reopening

Please see the document (In English and Spanish) below regarding Ingenuity Charter School's health and safety protocols for reopening. 

September 2, 2020

Ingenuity Reopening Statement

Please see the document (In English and Spanish) below regarding Ingenuity Charter School's reopening plans. 

August 31, 2020

Ingenuity School Supplies Pick Up

Starting August 31, 2020, parents and students will be able to pick up school supplies and student ID's at the O'Farrell School site from 8am to 12pm.


Please the August Parent Letter below (English and Spanish) for more information.

August Parent Letter - English

August Parent Letter - Spanish

July 20, 2020

Please see the document (English and Spanish) below for an update regarding distance learning.

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.

Access To Technology

If you are having technology issues, our IT team is available at the O'Farrell office, 6130 Skyline Dr., every Monday between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. You do not need to schedule an appointment; you may just walk in during this time frame. 

Acceso a Tecnologia

Si ustedes estan teniendo algun poroblema tecnológico, nuestro personal de IT esta disponible en la oficina de O'Farrell 6130 Skyline Dr. cada lunes de 8:30 am a 10:30 am. No necesita programar una cita, usted puede ir directamente durante este horario.

Mental Health Resources

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

Ingenuity Charter

6130 Skyline Drive
San Diego, CA 92114

Phone: (619) 262-2046

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