Louisiana Virtual Charter Academy Begins 2017-2018 School Year

Classes Back in Session for Online Public Charter School on August 9

BATON ROUGE, La.--()--Students and teachers at Louisiana Virtual Charter Academy (LAVCA), an online public charter school, head back to the virtual classroom on August 9. A statewide school available to students in grades K-12, LAVCA offers students a rigorous and engaging curriculum.

The dedicated staff at LAVCA facilitate lessons during live, interactive online classes, as well as through recorded sessions. Teachers communicate one-on-one with students via phone and email, providing families across the state with an innovative education option. In addition to their virtual classrooms, LAVCA students have the opportunity to participate in a blended learning experience, with in-person courses offered at locations in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Monroe, Alexandria, New Orleans, Houma, Northshore, Lake Charles, and Shreveport.

"LAVCA allows students to learn in ways that meet their unique needs," says Family Engagement Coordinator Gina Warren. "Thanks to the flexibility of online learning, we are able to deliver the supports that empower students to thrive in today’s virtual classroom."

Students across all grade levels take language arts, math, science, and history courses, as well as additional offerings in appropriate grade levels, such as music, art, world languages and physical education. High school students have access to AP® courses, as well as more than 40 electives. They can further set themselves apart by earning college credits through dual enrollment with local colleges.

LAVCA is now accepting lottery applications for the 2017-2018 school year. To learn more about enrollment, visit http://lavca.k12.com/how-enroll.html and find an online information session at http://lavca.k12.com/events-calendar.html

About Louisiana Virtual Charter Academy

Louisiana Virtual Charter Academy (LAVCA) is an accredited, full-time online public school program that serves students in grades K through 12. LAVCA is available tuition-free to Louisiana students through a partnership between K12 Inc., the nation’s leading provider of proprietary K-12 curriculum and online education programs, and Community School for Apprenticeship Learning Inc. (CSAL). Founded in 1997, CSAL is a not-for-profit with a mission to provide students with real-world experiences by giving them access to alternative forms of instruction. For more information about LAVCA, visit http://lavca.k12.com/.

About K12, Inc.

K12 In. (NYSE: LRN) is driving innovation and advancing the quality of education by delivering state-of-the-art, digital learning platforms and technology to students and school districts across the globe. K12’s curriculum services over 2,000 schools and school districts and has delivered more than four million courses over the past decade. K12 is a company consisting of thousands of online school educators providing instruction, academic services, and learning solutions to public schools and districts, traditional classrooms, blended school programs, and directly to families. The K12 program is offered in more than seventy K12 partner public schools across the country, and through private schools serving students in all 50 states and more than 100 countries. More information can be found at K12.com.

Contacts

K12 Inc.
Emily Riordan, 703-483-7328
eriordan@k12.com

Contacts

K12 Inc.
Emily Riordan, 703-483-7328
eriordan@k12.com