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How to Enroll in FLVS Full Time

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To start the enrollment process, please read the steps below and click the “Next” button to advance to the following page. The enrollment process involves several steps, so we encourage you to start early.

FLVS Full Time provides a fully accredited, online, public school education option for students in Florida. Students attend school from August to June, take six courses per semester, participate in required state testing, and those who meet all district requirements are eligible to receive a Florida diploma from FLVS Full Time.

FLVS Full Time Enrollment Overview

FLVS Full Time Kindergarten-12 Enrollment

  • Enrollment is open for the 2022-23 school year. The online application involves several steps, so please start early.
  • Last day to submit an application: July 15, 2022 at 5pm. (Please note: date and time are subject to change)
  • First day of school starts August 15, 2022.

Step 1: Review Requirements

The following requirements must be met in order to enroll in FLVS Full Time. Please review the below section carefully to determine if your student is a good fit to enroll in grades Kindergarten -12. If a student is currently receiving a Florida school choice scholarship, please review our Scholarship Student Information to ensure requirements for scholarship eligibility and access to FLVS are met.

 

Residency Requirements

  • The student must be a legal resident in the state of Florida.
  • Military families who live outside the state of Florida may enroll their students but they must maintain their Florida residency.

 

Age Requirements

  • Students enrolling in Kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before September 1 in the school year for which he or she is enrolling.
  • Students enrolling in first grade must be 6 years old on or before September 1 in the school year for which he or she is enrolling.
  • The following requirements apply to students in grades 9-12 only:
    Students must be able to meet high school graduation requirements prior to their 20th birthday.
  • Age requirements for students with disabilities that have an active Individual Educational Plan (IEP) differ from the general school age requirements.

 

Academic Requirements

Students must meet the recommended academic progress outlined below, including the following enrollment requirements:

  • All students must maintain a full schedule of 6 courses even if student is ahead with credits toward graduation.
  • Students who need to earn less than 25% of their required credits to be eligible for a diploma are not eligible to enroll. Cognia accreditation requires “the institution ensure that students graduating from the institution complete at least 25% of the courses for graduation at the institution." Please note this includes all FLVS coursework (Flex, County Virtual School, and Global School).
  • Any student transferring from out of the country must provide a copy of the academic records, including any test scores, translated and evaluated for entrance into a Florida public school.
     

Any public, private, out-of-state, or homeschool students without FSA or standardized test scores may complete diagnostic screener assessments to ensure appropriate course placement and/or receive appropriate academic support. FSA scores are not required for completion of application. Any student transferring from out of the country must provide a copy of the academic records, including any test scores, translated and evaluated for entrance into a Florida public school.

Incoming Kindergartners

  • No academic requirements apply

Incoming 1st Graders

  • Successful completion of Kindergarten

Incoming 2nd Graders

  • Successful completion of 1st grade

Incoming 3rd Graders

  • Successful completion of 2nd grade

Incoming 4th Graders

  • Successful completion of 3rd grade

Incoming 5th Graders

  • Successful completion of 4th grade

Any public, private, out-of-state, or homeschool students without FSA or standardized test scores may complete diagnostic screener assessments to ensure appropriate course placement and/or receive appropriate academic support. FSA scores are not required for completion of application. Any student transferring from out of the country must provide a copy of the academic records, including any test scores, translated and evaluated for entrance into a Florida public school.

Incoming 6th Graders

  • Promotion from 5th grade

Incoming 7th Graders

  • Passing grades in 6th grade core courses, including math, science, social studies, and language arts

Incoming 8th Graders

  • Passing grades in 6th and 7th grade core courses, including math, science, social studies, and language arts

Any student transferring from out of the country must provide a copy of the academic records, including any test scores, translated and evaluated for entrance into a Florida public school. Submitting an application is not a guarantee of enrollment.  All academic documentation will be reviewed to determine placement and academic fit.

Incoming 9th Graders (starting 9th grade in 2022-23)

  • Promotion from 8th grade
  • Minimum unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.0, if applicable

Incoming 10th Graders (started 9th grade in 2021-22)

  • Proficient* scores on 9th grade FSA ELA and any applicable EOCs
  • Successful course completion of English 1 and Algebra 1 or Geometry
  • 6 minimum accumulated credits
  • Minimum unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.0

Incoming 11th Graders (started 9th grade in 2020-21)

  • Proficient* scores on 10th grade FSA ELA and Algebra 1 EOC, as applicable
  • Successful course completion of the following:
    • English 1, 2 
    • 2 math credits including Algebra 1 and/or Geometry
    • 1 science
    • 1 social studies
  • 12 minimum accumulated credits
  • Minimum unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.0

Incoming 12th Graders (started 9th grade in 2019-20)

  • Proficient* scores on 10th grade FSA ELA and Algebra 1 EOC, as applicable
  • Successful course completion of the following:
    • English 1, 2, 3
    • 3 math credits including Algebra 1 and Geometry
    • 2 science
    • 2 social studies
  • 18 minimum accumulated credits
  • Minimum unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.0

* Proficient is defined as scores 3,4 and 5 on state assessments. 

Any homeschool students without FSA or standardized test scores may complete diagnostic screener assessments to ensure appropriate course placement and/or receive appropriate academic support. FSA scores are not required for completion of application. Any student transferring from out of the country must provide a copy of the academic records, including any test scores, translated and evaluated for entrance into a Florida public school. Submitting an application is not a guarantee of enrollment.  All academic documentation will be reviewed to determine placement and academic fit.

  • Florida homeschool students: Provide most recent district homeschool evaluation indicating student is on grade level.
  • Out-of-state homeschool students without an evaluation or standardized tests: Submit a current student portfolio with evidence of work samples and activity logs (may be required).

Requirements for Students with Disabilities

  • Students with disabilities are required to meet the state and school admission criteria in order to be accepted into FLVS Full Time, just as their non-disabled peers.
  • Current Individual Educational Plans (IEP) of student applicants who meet the school’s entrance criteria will be reviewed on an individual basis in order to determine the appropriateness of the full-time virtual education option.
  • Please view the FLVS Full Time handbook on Exceptional Student Education (ESE) and Section 504 for more information on students with disabilities.
     

 

Supply Lists 

 

Technology Requirements

To maintain contact with teachers, staff, and administration, students must have daily access to the following:

  • Computer with webcam and microphone (view system requirements here)
  • Internet service
  • Email
  • Telephone

 

Does your student meet the requirements outlined above?

If so, please click "next" to proceed to Step 2.
If not, please browse other FLVS options.

Step 2: Gather Your Documents

The following documents are required for enrollment in FLVS Full Time. Use the checklist to gather the documents you will need. Please have documents available and ready to upload before starting the online enrollment application in step 3. 

❑ Proof of Age

Provide a copy of the student’s official birth certificate. For a foreign birth certificate, a translated copy must be provided.

Review age requirements here.

 

❑ Proof of Residency (2 forms required)

Students must have valid proof of Florida residency to be eligible for enrollment. Families living outside the state of Florida due to military service must provide a statement of earnings indicating Florida as their state of legal residence and the orders that moved the family out of state.

Submit a copy of the following documents, one from Group A and one from Group B.

Disclaimer The name on both documents and the name of the parent/legal guardian enrolling the student must match.

Group A

Please submit one:

  • Utility bill showing service address and dated within the last 60 days. Acceptable bills include electric, gas, water, sewer, or home phone.

  • Mortgage statement
  • Lease agreement or rent receipt with name and address of lessee included
  • Home purchase contract (with closing date) and copy of deed, to be provided within 60 days of closing date
  • Property tax statement

Group B

Please submit one:

  • Automobile insurance
  • Current Florida driver’s license or state of Florida identification card
  • Cell phone bill (entire statement)
  • Bank account statement

Review residency requirements here.

 

❑ Proof of Immunization

Provide Florida Certificate of Immunization:

Form DH680 or exemption forms DH681, DH680B or DH680C. If submitting form DH680, please ensure the below information is included:

Grades Kindergarten-12:

  • Four or five doses of diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTaP) vaccine*
  • Three, four, or five doses of polio vaccine
  • Two doses of measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine
  • Two or three doses of hepatitis B vaccine
  • One or two doses of varicella vaccine

*Students entering grades 7-12 are required to have one tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine.

 

❑ Academic Records

Prior Public, Private, and Charter School Students:

Any public, private, out-of-state, or homeschool students without FSA or standardized test scores may complete diagnostic screener assessments to ensure appropriate course placement and/or receive appropriate academic support. FSA scores are not required for completion of application. Any student transferring from out of the country must provide a copy of the academic records, including any test scores, translated and evaluated for entrance into a Florida public school.

Incoming Kindergarteners:

  • No academic records required

Incoming 1st - 5th Graders

  • Submit final year-end report card with promotion status
  • Submit available FSA scores (reading and math)

Any public, private, out-of-state, or homeschool students without FSA or standardized test scores may complete diagnostic screener assessments to ensure appropriate course placement and/or receive appropriate academic support. FSA scores are not required for completion of application. Any student transferring from out of the country must provide a copy of the academic records, including any test scores, translated and evaluated for entrance into a Florida public school.

Incoming 6th - 8th Graders

  • Submit final year-end report card with promotion status.
  • Submit available FSA scores (reading and math)
  • Students who have earned high school credits while in middle school must submit an unofficial transcript. Unofficial transcripts should include the most recent state test scores (FCAT, FSA, EOC) or score reports should be included as academic documentation.

Any student transferring from out of the country must provide a copy of the academic records, including any test scores, translated and evaluated for entrance into a Florida public school. Submitting an application is not a guarantee of enrollment.  All academic documentation will be reviewed to determine placement and academic fit.

Incoming 9th - 12th Graders
 

  • Submit an unofficial transcript, including all high school credits earned to date for current school year
  • Submit passing FSA (reading and math) and EOC scores or an unofficial transcript for high school credits earned
  • Unofficial transcripts should include all available state test scores (FSA, EOC)or score reports should be included as academic documentation

Prior Homeschool Students:
Any homeschool students without FSA or standardized test scores may complete diagnostic screener assessments to ensure appropriate course placement and/or receive appropriate academic support. FSA scores are not required for completion of application. Any student transferring from out of the country must provide a copy of the academic records, including any test scores, translated and evaluated for entrance into a Florida public school. Submitting an application is not a guarantee of enrollment.  All academic documentation will be reviewed to determine placement and academic fit.

  • Complete the Homeschool Prior Academic History Form here.  
  • Florida Homeschool Students: Provide most recent district homeschool evaluation and most recent FSA test scores, if applicable.
  • Out-of-State Homeschool Students: Those without an evaluation or standardized tests, submit a current student portfolio with evidence of work samples and activity logs (may be required).
  • Current FLVS Flex Students: Submit Cumulative Academic Record or unofficial transcript from VSA.

Review academic requirements here.

 

❑ Other Documents

Additional forms, such as those below, may need to be submitted with the application, if applicable.

  • Court custody or legal guardianship documentation from a state or federal agency*
  • Individual Educational Plan (IEP)
  • 504 Plan and supporting documents
  • English Language Learner (ELL) records indicating current ELL status, ELL entry date, and ELL exit date (if applicable)
  • Educational Plan (EP)

*Acceptable custody forms include court or state/federal agency documents; power of attorney and notarized documents are not accepted.

Do you have all of the required documents outlined above?

If so, please click "next" to proceed to Step 3.

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