PHOENIX, March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona Virtual Academy (AZVA), a tuition-free, online public school serving students in grades K-12, is welcoming families to enroll for the 2016-2017 school year. Open to all students who reside in Arizona, AZVA offers online instruction, hands-on curriculum and the support of state-licensed teachers to cultivate an individualized education for each student.
"Every student deserves an education as unique as they are," said Kelly Van Sande, Head of School of Arizona Virtual Academy. "At Arizona Virtual Academy we give students the opportunity to design an education plan that works for them so that they can be successful."
The online curriculum used at AZVA is rigorous and engaging, including courses in language arts/English, math, science, history, world languages, art and music, as well as over 160 elective and Advanced Placement® courses for high school students. College- or career-minded students can choose from a broad range of profession-focused courses in order to gain a competitive edge for the future, discover their path after high school or explore a possible college major. Students are also provided the opportunity to earn concurrent enrollment credit, meaning they can earn college credit while still enrolled in high school, at no cost to the family, as long as the student meets the eligibility criteria.
Courses are delivered online with the support of a state-certified teacher and students receive a diploma at graduation. In 2015, AZVA graduates headed to colleges such as Arizona State University, University of Arizona, The Juilliard School, and Brigham Young University.
Students who need extra assistance or who are interested in working on small-group projects can also take advantage of the blended learning centers located throughout the state. Students can access their online courses with onsite instructional support at numerous locations in the Phoenix-Metro area, Tucson and Kingman while participating in service learning projects, community services, clubs, and group projects with other students.
"AZVA was the best choice for me because it allows me to structure my own schedule," says China Dennington, a student at AZVA. "I can dedicate time for both school and my passion—writing."
During the enrollment period AZVA will be conducting online and in-person information sessions throughout the state. Interested families are encouraged to attend to meet teachers, staff and other families and to learn more about the award-winning online curriculum provided by K12.
For more information on AZVA and the enrollment process, please visit http://azva.k12.com/.
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/.
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