COLUMBIA, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--South Carolina Virtual Charter School (SCVCS), an accredited, full-time online public charter school, welcomes families with students in kindergarten through 12th grade to enroll for the 2017-2018 academic year – its 9th year of operation in the state. Open to all students who reside in South Carolina, SCVCS offers an individualized approach to learning combining high academic standards with Career Technology Education (CTE) options to ensure every student receives an exceptional learning experience.
SCVCS is open to all students in grades K through 12 who reside in South Carolina. The rigorous and engaging curriculum offered by the school includes courses in language arts/English literature, math, science, history, art and music, as well as world languages for grades 3-12, and elective and Advanced Placement® courses for high school students. Students who qualify can take part in a robust Advanced Learner Program, designed to help top students do more with their education.
SCVCS students also have the ability to participate in their school district's extra-curricular athletics and activities. In addition, SCVCS offers many school sponsored and National clubs. These clubs and honor organizations include but are not limited to National Honor Society, honor societies for Spanish, English, math, social studies and art, National Beta club, Book club, Junior Beta club, Writer’s Roundtable and Music.
The SCVCS dual credit program allows qualified high school students to earn college credits for select courses. Students can also enroll in career and technology courses that allow them to explore career areas such as Health Science, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Criminal Justice, Computer Science, Engineering Design, Hospitality and Tourism, Agriculture Science and more.
“Through our College and Career Guidance Model, we provide our students with a dedicated counselor who will help guide them through our broad range of career and technology-focused courses in order to gain a competitive edge for the future, discover their path after high school, or explore a possible college major,” said Cherry Daniel, head of school at South Carolina Virtual Charter School. “We believe that this focus on the future contributes greatly to the success of our graduates.”
Additionally, SCVCS is national AdvancED® accredited, which ensures parents and students greater ease in transferring credits and grades between schools within South Carolina and other states. Families can also gain greater access to student federal loans, scholarships, post-secondary education, and military programs that require students to attend an accredited school. The rigorous criteria to achieve the AdvancED® accreditation demonstrates that SCVCS is committed to, and is successful in, providing quality instruction, enhancing student achievement, recognizing student achievement, and encouraging professional growth.
SCVCS is now accepting enrollments for the 2017-2018 school year. Parents are encouraged to attend one of the online information sessions hosted by the school each month. More information on SCVCS and upcoming events can be found at http://scvcs.k12.com/.
About South Carolina Virtual Charter School
South Carolina Virtual Charter School (SCVCS) is a full-time online public school program of The South Carolina Public Charter School District that serves students in grades K through 12. As part of the South Carolina public school system, SCVCS is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the engaging curriculum and tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of proprietary K-12 curriculum and online education programs. For more information about SCVCS, visit http://scvcs.k12.com.