NORTH BEND, Ore., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oregon Virtual Academy (ORVA), an accredited, full-time, online public school, welcomes families with students in grades K-12 to enroll for the 2015-2016 academic year. ORVA is open to all students who reside in Oregon and is tuition-free. By combining online instruction, hands-on curriculum and the support of Oregon-licensed teachers, ORVA cultivates an individualized education for each student.
To help parents and children learn more about the program, now in its 7th year, ORVA hosts in-person information sessions around the state each month, online information sessions, and upcoming community events in Beaverton, North Bend and Medford. Interested families are encouraged to visit the school's website for details on these upcoming events, as well as more about ORVA and how to enroll.
Students who enroll in ORVA receive an individualized education experience, designed to let them discover their own learning style. ORVA gives advanced learners the ability to progress faster in subjects in which they excel, including opportunities for advancement in STEM education and the ability to earn college credits while in high school.
ORVA provides a rigorous and engaging curriculum, including 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. 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.
"ORVA is a perfect fit for families who seek a rigorous academic program and are interested in getting more involved in their children's education," said Mike Kazek, Interim Head of School at Oregon Virtual Academy. "We're very proud of our school community and strongly believe that when parents, teachers and students work together closely, great educational outcomes occur."
More information on the school, the upcoming community events, and how to apply can be found online here: www.k12.com/orva.
About Oregon Virtual Academy Oregon Virtual Academy (ORVA) is an online public charter school authorized by the North Bend School District and open to students in grades K through 12. As part of the Oregon public school system, ORVA 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 ORVA, visit www.k12.com/orva.