MURRAY, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Utah Virtual Academy (UTVA), an accredited online public charter school, is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2017-18 school year. UTVA is open to students statewide in kindergarten through 12th grade.
The rigorous and engaging curriculum offered at UTVA includes courses in English/language arts, math, science, history, art and music, as well as six world languages, more than 50 electives and Advanced Placement® courses for high school students. State-certified teachers provide instruction, guidance and support and interact with students and parents via email, web-based classrooms, online discussions, phone and face-to-face meetings.
“UTVA helps students become independent, self-motivated learners,” said Meghan Merideth, head of school at Utah Virtual Academy. “With our innovative learning program, UTVA allows families and teachers to work together to help students maximize their academic potential.”
The school has a robust Advanced Learner Program for younger students, and high schoolers can get ahead by earning college credits through in-person and online concurrent enrollment available at Salt Lake Community College, Snow College and Dixie State University.
Students have the choice to enroll full-time or remain in their local high school or homeschool setting and enroll through the Statewide Online Education Program in up to six full-year online courses from the K12 catalog.
UTVA also offers the Destinations Career Program, which prepares full-time students in grades 9-12 for college and careers and provides them with relevant technical skills in two career fields – health and information technology. Students enrolled through the Statewide Online Education program can also access career technical education (CTE) courses.
UTVA provides experiential learning opportunities such as school field trips and social gatherings, as well as the opportunity to participate in student government and other clubs.
During the open enrollment period, UTVA will host in-person and online information sessions throughout the state. For more information and a list of events, please visit http://utva.k12.com.
About Utah Virtual Academy
Utah Virtual Academy is an accredited online public charter school that serves Utah students in kindergarten through 12th grade. As part of the Utah public school system, UTVA is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the curriculum provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of K-12 proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about UTVA, please visit http://utva.k12.com.