Florida Virtual School (FLVS) is an established leader in developing and providing virtual Kindergarten – 12th grade education solutions to students nationwide. A nationally recognized e-Learning model, FLVS was founded in 1997 was the country's first state-wide Internet-based public high school. In 2000, the Florida Legislature established FLVS as an independent educational entity with a gubernatorial appointed board. FLVS is the only public school with funding tied directly to student performance.
Coverage Area - Worldwide
FLVS is part of the Florida public education system and serves students in all 67 Florida districts, 49 states, and 57 countries. FLVS also serves students, schools, and districts around the nation and world through tuition-based instruction, curriculum provision, and training.
FLVS offers more than 120 courses—including core subjects, world languages, electives, honors, and 15 Advanced Placement courses. FLVS courses are accepted for credit and are transferable. Florida Virtual School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and courses are NCAA approved. FLVS also offers AP Exam reviews in April, even for students who did not take the course through FLVS.
FLVS has over 1,800 staff members who reside throughout Florida and beyond. All FLVS teachers possess a valid Florida teaching certificate and are certified specifically in the subject they teach. One hundred and twenty-five instructors are national board certified.
FLVS served over 148,000 students in 303,329 half-credit enrollments in the 2011-12 school year. Enrollment is free and open to public, private, and home school students in the state of Florida. Students outside Florida enroll on a tuition basis. Enrollment summary can be viewed here.
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