— Students return to online public school August 29–
LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Students at Nevada
Virtual Academy (NVVA), an accredited, full-time, online
public charter school, will begin their 2016-2017 school year on August
29 as the program marks its 8th year of operation in the state.
According to a spring 2016 survey conducted by Edge Research, 91% of the
families with students enrolled in the school during the 2015-2016
school year felt that their child had benefitted academically from the
NVVA is open to all students in grades K through 12 who reside in
Nevada. The school provides each student with an individualized learning
plan, incorporating the use of rigorous and engaging curriculum. In
addition to core courses in language arts/English, math, science,
history, world language, art and music, students also have access to an
extensive catalog of elective courses and Advanced Placement®
courses for high school students. State-certified teachers provide
instruction, guidance and support, and interact with students and
parents via email, web-based classrooms, online discussions, phone and
face-to-face meetings. As a public school option, there is no tuition.
“NVVA staff and teachers work tirelessly to provide each student with a
high-quality educational experience,” said Orlando Dos Santos, Head of
School of Nevada Virtual Academy, “NVVA is an excellent choice for
students and families seeking a school setting that allows advanced
learners to progress faster in subjects at which they excel, and
personalized supports to those who need more time to grasp a concept.”
NVVA students can also take advantage of the blended learning center
located in Las Vegas, and the face-to-face tutoring available in Reno.
These provide additional support for students who are interested in
working on small-group projects or seek to meet with a teacher
NVVA is still accepting enrollments for this fall. To learn more about
enrollment requirements visit http://nvva.k12.com/
or find an in-person or online informational session at http://nvva.k12.com/events-calendar.html.
About Nevada Virtual Academy
Nevada Virtual Academy is a tuition-free, statewide, online public
school serving students in Kindergarten through 12th grade.
Nevada-credentialed teachers deliver lessons in K¹²’s virtual classroom
platform with a combination of engaging online and offline
coursework—including a wide array of textbooks, CDs, videos, and
hands-on materials that make learning come alive. Learn more at nvva.k12.com
Anne Heavey, 206-528-2550