Florida Virtual School (FLVS)

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Basic Information

Address: 2145 MetroCenter Boulevard Suite 200 Orlando, Florida 32835
County: Orange
District: Florida Virtual School (FLVS)
Phone Number: 407.513.3587
Fax Number: 407.513.3480
Principal: Julie Young

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Additional Information

School Type: Kindergarten-12 grade virtual school
Accreditation: Courses are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and are NCAA approved. FLVS courses are also accredited by the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation.
Grade Level: K-5, 6-8, 9-12
Founded: 1997
School Setting:

At FLVS, we believe in offering students the opportunity learn on their schedule. Our motto, any time, any place, any path, any pace, sums up this belief. Therefore, the school setting can be chosen by the student. Whether they work best at home, at the library, or at the beach, our courses are available as long as the student has access to a computer and the internet.

School Schedule (Hours in Day): Students can access their courses anytime, and teachers are available from 8 a.m.-8 p.m., 7 days a week.
School Days in Calendar Year: Students can access their courses 365 days a year. Teachers are available evey day, with the exception of official school holidays, noted below.
School Holidays: FLVS is officially closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Break, and a Winter holiday between December 25 and January 1. Students can continue working in their courses during these holidays.

Florida, the U.S., and the world

Classroom Size: Classrooms are virtual. Students can contact their teacher via IM, email, phone, text, or video chat anytime from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. to ask questions or discuss their course.
Classroom Teachers: 1100+ teachers
Student/Teacher Ratio: 25:1
Support Services:

FLVS offers a unique virtual setting that allows teachers to interact one-on-one with students. Teachers also hold group disucssions, chats, and office hours. Peer tutoring, guidance counseling/advising, an extensive virtual library, and IT support are also available.

Summer School: Yes
Computer Capabilities:

Each student must have access to a computer and the internet to take FLVS courses. Please visit www.flvs.net for a full list of hardware and software suggestions.

School Clubs:

FLVS offers nine different student clubs, including the National English Honor Society, Future Business Leaders of America, History Club, International Club, Latin Club, Model UN Club, Newspaper Club, Science Club, and Spanish Honor Society.

Mission Statement:

The FLVS mission is to deliver a high quality, technology-based education that provides the skills and knowledge students need for success.

Programs and Services:

FLVS offers over 110 courses for students. Courses are free for all Florida residents. Additionally, FLVS offers student clubs, virtual events and activities, school counseling and the advisement center, and much more!

Notes/School Information:

Florida Virtual School is an established leader in developing and providing virtual K-12 education solutions to students all over Florida, the U.S. and the world. A nationally recognized e-Learning model and recipient of numerous awards, FLVS was founded in 1997 and was the country’s first, state-wide Internet-based public high school. Today, FLVS serves students in grades K-12 and provides a variety of custom solutions for schools and districts to meet student needs.