FARMINGTON, N.M.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New Mexico Virtual Academy (NMVA), a full-time online public school, is currently accepting enrollment applications for the 2017-18 school year. A program of the Farmington Municipal School District, NMVA is open to students across the state in grades 6-12.
NMVA incorporates online lessons and instruction from New Mexico-licensed teachers who monitor student progress and provide professional insight, working in partnership with parents. Teachers communicate with students and parents via phone, email and the online classroom technology in order to provide an individualized approach that helps prepare students for post-graduation career or college success.
Students, who are required to successfully complete credits in the areas of English, math, science, social studies, fine arts and physical education, can choose from a diverse middle school and high school catalog of courses provided by K12 Inc. NMVA offers students in grades 6-8 a robust Advanced Learner Program, and high school students have access to honors and Advanced Placement® courses, as well as a variety of electives such as world languages and career and technical education (CTE) courses.
For students who need extra assistance, NMVA also offers a blended learning facility, the Farmington Learning Center, where students can receive in-person tutoring and instruction. The school also offers a unique ELL program for non-native English speakers.
“Education is not one-size-fits-all – every student is different,” said head of school Lynn Barr. “At New Mexico Virtual Academy, we provide students with an alternative to the traditional brick-and-mortar school, and we strive to meet the needs of our diverse student population.”
Rising sophomore students who are college-bound can receive dual credit through one of NMVA’s innovative partnerships with six of the post-secondary institutions around the state. Over a dozen students took advantage of the opportunity in the spring of 2017.
NMVA also provides students with opportunities to give back to their community, as well as clubs and monthly social outings throughout the state, such as field trips and dances.
In the coming months, NMVA will host in-person events in several communities across the state, as well as monthly online information sessions. Families who are interested in learning more about the school are encouraged to attend one of these events or visit the school website at http://nmva.k12.com.
About New Mexico Virtual Academy
New Mexico Virtual Academy (NMVA) is an accredited full-time online public school program of the Farmington Municipal School District that serves students in grades 6-12 across the state. As part of the New Mexico public school system, NMVA is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the curriculum provide by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of K-12 proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about NMVA, visit http://nmva.k12.com.