HERNDON, Va., Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Students at Virginia Virtual Academy (VAVA), an accredited, full-time, online public charter school, will begin their 2015-2016 school year on August 24th as the program marks its 7th year of operation in the state.
Virginia Virtual Academy is available tuition-free to students in grades K–7 who are residents of Virginia as the school is open for state-wide enrollment.
"We strive to create a balanced approach in educating our students providing the support and student-centered focus required to treat each student as a unique and individual learner," said Suzanne Sloane, the Head of School at Virginia Virtual Academy. "Our administrative and teaching staff is committed to the success of every child in the program."
By combining individualized online instruction, hands-on curriculum and the support of highly qualified and state-certified Virginia teachers, VAVA helps students discover their individual learning style. Students who enroll at VAVA follow an academic program that includes engaging web-based lessons along with age-appropriate instructional materials – books, videos, CDs and other hands-on tools and resources – which are shipped directly to each student's home. The rigorous and engaging curriculum includes courses in language arts/English, math, science, history, world languages, art and music. Students can also choose to participate in dozens of extracurricular activities and clubs that cover a wide variety of interests.
VAVA 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 opportunities. Teachers also organize numerous field trips and school activities where students have the option to participate in events that blend academics and socialization.
VAVA is still accepting K-2 enrollments for this fall. To find out more about this tuition-free online option or learn more about enrollment requirements visit http://vava.k12.com/.
About Virginia Virtual Academy
Virginia Virtual Academy (VAVA) is an accredited, full-time online public school program that serves students in grades K through 7. VAVA is available tuition-free to students in select Virginia counties through a partnership between K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation's largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs for grades K-12, King and Queen County Public Schools and Patrick County Public Schools. For more information about VAVA, visit http://vava.k12.com/.
SOURCE Virginia Virtual Academy