Wisconsin Virtual Academy Opens Enrollment for 2017-18 School Year

Tuition-free online public charter school encourages families to
explore educational options

Virtual Academy (WIVA)
, an online public charter school
authorized by the McFarland School District, has announced its open
enrollment window for the 2017-18 school year. Open enrollment
applications are now being accepted for students in grades K-12 who
reside anywhere in the state of Wisconsin. Interested families can
submit an application during the open enrollment window, which runs from
Monday, Feb. 6 through 4 p.m. CST on Friday, April 28, 2017.

WIVA is a tuition-free educational option for students and families who
prefer an alternative to traditional brick-and-mortar school. The
program accepts students from across the state and takes an
individualized approach to learning, merging online instruction with the
support of Wisconsin-licensed teachers who are available online and by

“Every student deserves to thrive in the environment that works best for
them. Through our program’s tailored approach, we make the most of each
child’s potential,” said Nicholas Sutherland, Head of School at
Wisconsin Virtual Academy. “Whether enrolled in K-5, where students set
the pace to their learning day with the help of certified teachers, or
in high school, where a variety of academic choices including AP®
levels are available, we ensure that each individualized learning style
is considered.”

WIVA students in kindergarten through 5th grade work through a
mastery-based program, which allows them to move at an appropriate pace
to truly grasp the coursework. Middle school students take courses in
all core subjects – English, math, science, history, and art – as well
as self-guided elective courses in world language or music. The WIVA
high school program offers more than 150 courses with multiple academic
levels, including core, comprehensive, Honors, and Advanced Placement®
– all designed to let students enjoy a program tailored to their goals
and abilities and all taught by Wisconsin-licensed teachers.

WIVA will host in-person events in communities across the state for
families to learn more about the school and meet with teachers and
staff. Several online information sessions will also be held. More
information on these events can be found online

To learn more about the school and how to submit an open enrollment
application, visit http://wiva.k12.com.

About Wisconsin Virtual Academy

Wisconsin Virtual Academy (WIVA), a charter school authorized by the
McFarland School District, is the largest full-time online public school
serving students in grades K through 12 in the state. As part of the
Wisconsin public school system, WIVA is tuition-free, giving parents and
families the choice to access the award-winning curriculum and tools
provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s largest provider of
proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more
information about WIVA, visit http://wiva.k12.com/.


Wisconsin Virtual Academy (WIVA)
Jessica Schuler, 571-405-2211