PHOENIX, July 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students at Arizona Virtual Academy (AZVA), an accredited, full-time, online public charter school, will begin their 2016-2017 school year on August 3 as the program marks its 13th year of operation in the state. According to a spring 2016 survey conducted by Edge Research, 93 percent of the families with students enrolled in the school during the 2015-2016 school year felt that their child had benefitted academically from the curriculum.
AZVA is open to all students in grades K through 12 who reside in Arizona. The rigorous and engaging curriculum offered by the school includes courses in language arts/English, math, science, history, world languages, art and music, as well as elective and Advanced Placement® courses for high school students. State-certified teachers provide instruction, guidance and support, and regularly interact with students and parents via email, web-based classrooms, online discussions, phone and face-to-face meetings. As a public school option, there is no tuition.
"Our graduates are highly competitive in the college application process and workforce," said Kelly Van Sande, head of school of Arizona Virtual Academy, "According to our Spring 2016 exit survey, our graduates have been accepted to colleges and universities across the country including Arizona State University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, University of Arizona and Brigham Young University."
At AZVA advanced learners have the ability to progress faster in subjects at which they excel, while students who need more time to grasp a concept can get that opportunity. Students who need additional instructional support or who are interested in working on small-group projects can also take advantage of the blended learning centers located at numerous locations in the Phoenix-Metro area, Tucson or Kingman.
About Arizona Virtual Academy
Arizona Virtual Academy (AZVA) is an accredited, full-time online public school that serves Arizona students in grades K through 12. As part of the Arizona public school system, AZVA is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the award-winning curriculum and tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation's largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about AZVA, visit http://azva.k12.com and follow on Facebook.
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