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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.

Learn more about what to expect next.

Enrollment for Grades Kindergarten-12 is Open for 2017-18
Hurry! Enroll now to ensure your spot in FLVS Full Time for fall! School starts on August 14, 2017. 

  • Enroll for grades 6-12 by following the steps below.
  • Enroll for grades Kindergarten-5 here.

Step 1: Check Your Eligibility

The following eligibility requirements must be met in order to enroll in FLVS Full Time. Please review the requirements carefully to determine if your student is eligible to enroll in grades 6-12.

 

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 who are age 19 or older are not eligible to enroll.
  • Students must be able to meet graduation requirements (24 credits) during the school year in which he or she turns age 19 by earning 6 credits per academic year and maintaining the required GPA.
  • Students who will be 18 years of age on the first day of school, and who, by earning 6 credits in the upcoming academic year cannot meet graduation requirements by the end of the school year, including GPA, are not eligible to enroll.
  • Age requirements for students with disabilities that have an active Individual Educational Plan (IEP) differ from the general school age requirements.

 

Academic Requirements

  • Students who need to earn less than 25% of their required credits to be eligible for a diploma are not eligible to enroll. AdvancED accreditation requires “the institution ensure that students graduating from the institution complete at least 25% of the courses for graduation at the institution.”
  • Students must meet the recommended academic progress outlined below:
  • Proficient scores* on grade 5 FSA ELA reading, writing and math
  • Promotion from grade 5

* Proficient scores = At least satisfactory achievement (level 3 or higher) on the most recent Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) per grade level as defined by the Florida Department of Education’s achievement levels and scale scores. Click here to review each achievement level. Students may also demonstrate academic achievement through proficient grade level scores on an official standardized test administered by another public or private school system or concordant scores on the SAT (430), ACT (19) and/or PERT (97).

  • Proficient scores* on grade 6 FSA ELA reading, writing and math
  • Passing grades in at least 4 core courses in grade 6
  • Minimum unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.0

* Proficient scores = At least satisfactory achievement (level 3 or higher) on the most recent Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) per grade level as defined by the Florida Department of Education’s achievement levels and scale scores. Click here to review each achievement level. Students may also demonstrate academic achievement through proficient grade level scores on an official standardized test administered by another public or private school system or concordant scores on the SAT (430), ACT (19) and/or PERT (97).

  • Proficient scores* on grade 7 FSA ELA reading, writing and math
  • Passing grades in at least 4 core courses in grade 7
  • Minimum unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.0

* Proficient scores = At least satisfactory achievement (level 3 or higher) on the most recent Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) per grade level as defined by the Florida Department of Education’s achievement levels and scale scores. Click here to review each achievement level. Students may also demonstrate academic achievement through proficient grade level scores on an official standardized test administered by another public or private school system or concordant scores on the SAT (430), ACT (19) and/or PERT (97).

  • Proficient scores* on grade 8 FSA ELA reading, writing and math
  • Promotion from grade 8
  • Minimum unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.0

* Proficient scores = At least satisfactory achievement (level 3 or higher) on the most recent Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) per grade level as defined by the Florida Department of Education’s achievement levels and scale scores. Click here to review each achievement level. Students may also demonstrate academic achievement through proficient grade level scores on an official standardized test administered by another public or private school system or concordant scores on the SAT (430), ACT (19) and/or PERT (97).

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

* Proficient scores = At least satisfactory achievement (level 3 or higher) on the most recent Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) per grade level as defined by the Florida Department of Education’s achievement levels and scale scores. Click here to review each achievement level. Students may also demonstrate academic achievement through proficient grade level scores on an official standardized test administered by another public or private school system or concordant scores on the SAT (430), ACT (19) and/or PERT (97).

  • Proficient scores* on grade 10 FSA ELA and Algebra 1 EOC, as applicable
  • Successful course completion of English 1, 2 and Algebra 1 or Geometry and 1 science and 1 social science
  • 11 minimum accumulated credits
  • Minimum unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.0

* Proficient scores = At least satisfactory achievement (level 3 or higher) on the most recent Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) per grade level as defined by the Florida Department of Education’s achievement levels and scale scores. Click here to review each achievement level. Students may also demonstrate academic achievement through proficient grade level scores on an official standardized test administered by another public or private school system or concordant scores on the SAT (430), ACT (19) and/or PERT (97).

  • Proficient scores* on Grade 10 FSA ELA and Algebra 1 EOC
  • Successful course completion of English 1, 2, 3 and Algebra 1 and Geometry and 2 science and 2 social science
  • 17 minimum accumulated credits
  • Minimum unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.0

* Proficient scores = At least satisfactory achievement (level 3 or higher) on the most recent Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) per grade level as defined by the Florida Department of Education’s achievement levels and scale scores. Click here to review each achievement level. Students may also demonstrate academic achievement through proficient grade level scores on an official standardized test administered by another public or private school system or concordant scores on the SAT (430), ACT (19) and/or PERT (97).

  • 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 section on Exceptional Student Education (ESE) and Section 504 (page 28) for more information on students with disabilities.

 

Technology Requirements

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

  • Computer (view system requirements here)
  • Internet service
  • Email
  • Telephone

 

Does your student meet the eligibility requirements outlined above?
If so, please proceed to Step 2.
If not, please browse our 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.

Review age requirements here.

 

❑ Proof of Residency (2 forms required)

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.

Families living outside the state of Florida due to military service: Provide a statement of earnings indicating Florida as your state of legal residence in addition to the required proof of residency documents below.

 

Group A

Please submit one:

  • Utility bill 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
  • Bank account statement

Review residency requirements here.

 

❑ Proof of Immunization

Provide Florida Certificate of Immunization:

Form DH680 or exemption forms DH681, DH680B or DH680C

 

❑ Academic Records

Prior Public, Private, and Charter School Students:

  • Submit end-of-year report card for the most recent school year showing promotion status.
  • Submit most recent FSA (reading and math).
  • Submit all prior middle school report cards.
  • Submit most recent FSA (reading and math) and EOC scores.
  • 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.
  • Submit end-of-year report card for the most recent school year showing promotion status from 8th grade.
  • Submit most recent FSA (reading and math) and EOC scores or an unofficial transcript for high school credits earned. Unofficial transcripts should include the most recent state test scores (FCAT, FSA, EOC) or score reports should be included as academic documentation.
  • Submit an unofficial transcript, including all high school credits earned. Unofficial transcripts should include the most recent state test scores (FCAT, FSA, EOC) or score reports should be included as academic documentation.

Prior Homeschool Students:

  • Complete the Homeschool Prior Academic History Form here. Incoming 6th graders must submit 5th grade academic history; incoming 9th graders must submit academic history for grades 6-8.
  • 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).

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
  • Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • 504 Plan and supporting documents

 

Do you have all of the required documents outlined above?
If so, please proceed to Step 3.

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Step 3: Apply Online

If your student meets the eligibility requirements in Step 1 and you have all required documents in Step 2, you are ready to enroll!

Click the button below to get started on the enrollment application in Focus, our online system.

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