COLUMBIA, S.C., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With recent student and parents surveys continuing to show strong satisfaction with the quality of education they are receiving at Provost Academy South Carolina, the state-wide online high school is now enrolling students for the 2011-2012 school year.
Parents and students seeking more information about Provost Academy should visit the Web site at: www.sc.provostacademy.com, or call: 877-265-3195 toll free.
Provost Academy is a state-authorized public online high school that is tuition-free to residents of South Carolina. Nearly 1,400 students are currently enrolled in the school, and working toward their regular public high school diploma that is recognized by colleges and employers.
A recent survey of current Provost Academy students and parents report that 98 percent are satisfied with the overall quality of the education they are receiving. The same 98 percent highly recommend the online school to those families seeking the more engaging and personalized online learning experience offered by Provost Academy South Carolina. Both of these totals are an increase from last year's 95 percent ratings.
"It's very encouraging to receive such a high review and recommendation rate from our students and parents," said Dr. Darrell Johnson, executive director of Provost Academy South Carolina. "We take pride in listening to the needs of our students and making adjustments where needed. It is evident by this feedback that our efforts are well-received."
In contrast to other online learning programs, Provost Academy South Carolina uses a proprietary modular curriculum design so courses can be adapted to fit a student's individual needs, and content can be rearranged and customized for individual learning paths. Further, parents and students can easily monitor learning progress, assignments, and grades at a glance on their own personal home page. For those needing additional help, Provost Academy also offers on-demand tutors that keep students on track and on pace for progress.
"South Carolina high school students deserve an alternative high-quality educational opportunity that matches the way they learn and live, yet also challenges their true skills," Dr. Johnson said. "Provost Academy provides students personalized learning plans adapted to meet their schedule and specific academic needs, and inspires them to achieve the highest levels of success."
Provost Academy South Carolina is an Online Public High School serving grades 9 to 12, and is uniquely designed to offer a challenging, flexible, and individualized education option for students who want or need something different from traditional high schools. Provost Academy is the only online high school backed by EdisonLearning, a global leader in providing education services. For twenty years, EdisonLearning has prepared more than 1 million students for college and the workforce.