EUFAULA, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Students and teachers at Alabama Virtual Academy at Eufaula City Schools (ALVA-ECS), will start the 2017-2018 school year on August 10. An online public school authorized by the Alabama State Department of Education and the Eufaula City Schools, ALVA-ECS is tuition-free and open for all K-12 students in Alabama. The virtual school offers a personalized approach to learning that ensures every student receives an excellent educational experience.
ALVA-ECS’s dedicated staff facilitate lessons during live, interactive online classes, and are also available to students by phone. Alabama-certified teachers lead courses in the core subjects of math, science, language arts and history, as well as electives, world languages and AP® courses at the high school level. Online planning and assessment tools and resources are complemented by hands-on materials from textbooks to telescopes.
"ALVA-ECS allows students to learn in ways that meet their unique needs," says Head of School Kayleen Marble. "Thanks to the flexibility of online learning and our rigorous curriculum, we are able to provide our students with the support they need to thrive in today’s virtual classroom."
In addition to their award-winning curriculum, ALVA-ECS students are part of an active and supportive school community, where social and extracurricular activities further enrich time spent in class. Monthly in-person gatherings connect ALVA-ECS families from across the state, and allow students to further explore their interests together.
ALVA-ECS is accepting enrollment for the 2017-18 school year. To learn more about enrollment visit http://alva.k12.com/how-enroll.html and find an in-person or online information session at http://alva.k12.com/events-calendar.html.
About Eufaula City Schools
Established in 1872, Eufaula City Schools is the oldest city school district in Alabama and is the heartbeat of this beautiful southeast Alabama city. Eufaula City Schools is a progressive district providing many academic, enrichment, and technical opportunities for students and teachers while maintaining the values and traditions of the best in public schools. More information can be found at www.eufaulacityschools.org or https://youtu.be/bNhbdkiFyAY. Eufaula City Schools also has Facebook and Twitter pages.
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.