EUFAULA, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Students and teachers at Alabama Virtual Academy at Eufaula City Schools (ALVA-ECS), will start the 2018-2019 school year on August 6. A full-time, online public school authorized by the Alabama State Department of Education and the Eufaula City Schools, ALVA-ECS is tuition-free and open to students in grades K-12 throughout Alabama.
Combining innovative technology with a rigorous curriculum led by state-certified teachers, ALVA-ECS provides each student with a personalized learning experience. Students take a full course load across the core subjects of math, science, language arts and history, as well as electives, world languages and AP® courses at the high school level.
Students enroll in online school for a variety of reasons, including advanced learning, a bullying-free environment, and the ability to balance their education with extracurricular pursuits or medical needs.
"At ALVA-ECS, we recognize that each student is different, and our online platform allows our students to learn in ways that meet their needs," says Head of School Kayleen Marble. "We are proud to provide Alabama families with a public education option that prepares students for the future."
ALVA-ECS’s dedicated staff facilitate lessons during live, interactive online classes. In addition, the dedicated teachers offer one-on-one instruction, online chat sessions and family phone calls to build close partnerships with parents and students to support academic success. The online platform enables students to enjoy a safe learning environment, and connect with classmates and teachers from across the state.
Throughout the year, ALVA-ECS builds a sense of community through in-person field trips, community service opportunities and social outings, and celebrates graduating seniors with an in-person commencement ceremony in the spring. Virtual clubs and student organizations also allow students to further explore their interests together in the online setting.
ALVA-ECS is accepting enrollment for the 2018-19 school year. Families are encouraged to attend an online or in-person information session hosted by the school. To learn more about enrollment and for a schedule of information sessions visit alva.k12.com, or download the K12 enrollment app for iOS and Android devices.
About K12 Inc.
K12 Inc. (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 serves over 2,000 schools and school districts and has delivered millions of courses over the past decade. K12 provides online and blended education solutions to charter schools, public school districts, private schools, and directly to families. The K12 program is offered through more than 70 partner public schools, and through school districts and public and private schools serving students in all 50 states and more than 100 countries. More information can be found at K12.com. To download the enrollment app visit K12.com/app.
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.