EUFAULA, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Students at Alabama Virtual Academy at Eufaula City Schools (ALVA), an accredited, full-time, online public charter school, began their 2016-2017 school year on August 4th. This marks its 2nd year of operation in the state.
Alabama Virtual Academy at Eufaula City Schools is a tuition-free, full-time public school program for grades K-12. Students at ALVA follow the Eufaula City Schools district calendar.
Students enrolled at Alabama Virtual Academy at Eufaula City Schools learn outside the traditional classroom and receive their courses and participate in teacher-led instruction online. State-certified teachers work in close partnership with parents or other guardians who serve as learning coaches for the students.
“We are excited to be working with students and families in Alabama this year through Eufaula City Schools,” said Kayleen Marble, ALVA Head of School, “We are looking forward to meeting all of our students and providing them an excellent education option through this program.”
Earlier this summer, ALVA challenged enrolled families to prevent summer ‘brain drain’ by offering students free access to LearnBop, a self-paced solution that simulates a one-on-one, personalized math tutoring experience. The award-winning online program will continue to be available free of charge throughout the fall and can be used alongside the regular math curriculum to build math skills or prepare for high-level exams.
Eufaula City Schools is partnering with K12 Inc. Alabama Virtual Academy at Eufaula City Schools will use K12's award-winning curriculum and academic services. K12 Inc. is accredited by AdvancED, the world's largest education community.
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.ecs.k12.al.us.
About K12 Inc. K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), is the nation's largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information on the school, please visit: http://alva.k12.com and follow us on Facebook.