DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--North Carolina Virtual Academy (NCVA), a full-time online public charter school, welcomes families with students in kindergarten through 12th grade to enroll for the 2017-2018 academic year. Tuition-free and open to all students who reside in North Carolina, NCVA offers a data-driven approach to learning that combines online instruction, hands-on curriculum and the support of state-licensed teachers to ensure every student receives an exceptional learning experience.
NCVA’s rigorous and engaging curriculum includes courses in English/language arts, math, science, history, world languages, art and music, as well as elective and Advanced Placement® courses for high school students. Additionally, juniors and seniors have the opportunity to participate in the North Carolina College and Career Promise program allowing them to take classes at a local community college for both high school and college credit. NCVA’s 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.
“All of our students benefit from a data-driven approach to learning and our ability to recognize and respect different learning styles,” said Joel Medley, head of school for North Carolina Virtual Academy. “Our students can dive deeply into areas of interest through our robust course offerings, designed to help them succeed in the classroom and beyond.”
Enrollment applications can be submitted through April 21, 2017. Open seats are first offered through a lottery system that is required by the state of North Carolina. The lottery is conducted on April 28, 2017, with students being notified of acceptance following the lottery. On May 15, 2017 NCVA will open for enrollment for non-lottery applicants and students will be waitlisted or offered seats, depending on grade level caps being met.
NCVA 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 NCVA and upcoming events can be found at http://ncva.k12.com.
About North Carolina Virtual Academy
North Carolina Virtual Academy (NCVA) is a full-time online public school program that currently serves students in grades K through 11, and will offer 12th grade beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. As an authorized public charter school in North Carolina, NCVA 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 NCVA, visit http://ncva.k12.com.