ISPA is open tuition-free to all students who reside in Pennsylvania. Authorized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and delivered entirely online, ISPA offers a personalized approach to learning, delivering rich, engaging curriculum designed to assist students who seek alternative pathways to education.
While working towards their high school diplomas, ISPA students can participate in the Destinations Career Program and discover exciting options for their future in a variety of career fields, including: Business, Health Sciences, and IT. They can also prepare to take industry-recognized certification exams upon graduation.
“Some kids know exactly what they want to do with their lives, and some don’t. Our career program lets students try new things and get a sense for what they may want to do,” says ISPA Head of School Shannon McElwain. “And our diverse courses give students the opportunity to pursue their academic and career goals at an appropriate pace for their learning style.”
Virtual classes are taught by Pennsylvania-licensed teachers who provide instruction during live online class sessions, and are available to students via phone, email and one-to-one meetings.
Students choose online school for a variety of reasons including advanced learning, a bullying-free environment, and the ability to support extracurricular pursuits or medical needs.
ISPA offers a challenging academic program focused on college preparation and career readiness. Students take a full course load in the core subjects of math, science, English language arts, history, art and music. Electives include world languages, as well as high school honors courses. ISPA also offers student clubs, in-person field trips and social gatherings to foster a sense of school community.
ISPA is now accepting enrollments for the 2019-2020 school year. Families are encouraged to attend an online or in-person information session hosted by the school. More information on ISPA, how to enroll, and a schedule of upcoming events can be found at pa.insightschools.net.
About Insight Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School
Insight Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (ISPA) is a tuition-free online public charter school authorized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education that serves students in grades K through 11 in 2018-2019, adding 12th grade in 2019-2020. As part of the Pennsylvania public school system, ISPA 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 K-12 proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about ISPA, visit pa.insightschools.net.