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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 closed for the fall 2020 semester.
  • The first day of school is August 19, 2020.

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 Kindergarten-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 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

For fall enrollment, students must meet the recommended academic progress outlined below, including the following enrollment requirements:

  • Students are required to complete 6 courses during the semester of graduation. This is an accreditation requirement.
  • 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.”

Incoming Kindergarteners

  • 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
  • Grade 3 FSA* ELA reading and math demonstrated at or near proficiency** as well as a clear predictor of student success based on academic history

* FSA scores not required for incoming private, out-of-state, or homeschool students. 2018-19 FSA scores will be accepted due to cancellation of all statewide testing for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.

** Proficiency is defined as 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 a strong academic history.

Incoming 6th Graders

  • Promotion from 5th grade
  • Grade 5 FSA* ELA reading, writing, and math demonstrated at or near proficiency** as well as a clear predictor of student success based on academic history

Incoming 7th Graders

  • Passing grades in 6th grade core courses, including math, science, social studies, and language arts
  • Grade 6 FSA* ELA reading, writing, and math demonstrated at or near proficiency** as well as a clear predictor of student success based on academic history

Incoming 8th Graders

  • Passing grades in 6th and 7th grade core courses, including math, science, social studies, and language arts
  • Grade 7 FSA* ELA reading, writing, and math demonstrated at or near proficiency** as well as a clear predictor of student success based on academic history

* FSA scores not required for incoming private, out-of-state, or homeschool students. 2018-19 FSA scores will be accepted due to cancellation of all statewide testing for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.   

** Proficiency is defined as 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 a strong academic history.

Incoming 9th Graders

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

Incoming 10th Graders

  • 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

  • Proficient* scores on 10th grade 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
  • 12 minimum accumulated credits
  • Minimum unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.0

Incoming 12th Graders

  • 9th grade cohort year must be 2017-18 or later
  • Proficient* scores on 10th grade 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
  • 18 minimum accumulated credits
  • Minimum unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.0

*Proficiency is defined as 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 a strong academic history.

**FSA scores not required for incoming private, out-of-state, or homeschool students. 2018-19 FSA scores will be accepted due to cancellation of all statewide testing for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.   

  • 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.
     

 

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 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. Please ensure the below information is included if submitting Form DH680.

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:

Incoming Kindergarteners*

  • No academic records required

Incoming 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Graders*

  • Submit all report cards received to date for current school year

Incoming 5th Graders*

  • Submit all report cards received to date for current school year
  • Submit available FSA** scores (reading and math)
*Official enrollment is contingent upon receipt of final academic records for the current school year.
**FSA scores not required for incoming private, out-of-state, or homeschool students. 2018-19 FSA scores will be accepted due to cancellation of all statewide testing for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.   

Incoming 6th and 7th Graders*

  • Submit all report cards received to date for current school year
  • Submit available FSA** scores (reading and math)***

Incoming 8th Graders*

  • Submit all report cards received to date for current school year, plus 6th grade final report card
  • Submit available FSA** scores (reading and math)***
*Official enrollment is contingent upon receipt of final academic records for the current school year.
**FSA scores not required for incoming private, out-of-state, or homeschool students. 2018-19 FSA scores will be accepted due to cancellation of all statewide testing for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.   
***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. 

Incoming 9th Graders*

  • Submit all report cards received to date for current school year
  • Submit available FSA** scores (reading and math) and EOC scores, if applicable

Incoming 10th, 11th, and 12th Graders*

  • Submit an unofficial transcript, including all high school credits earned to date for current school year
  • Unofficial transcripts should include all available state test scores (FCAT, FSA**, EOC) or score reports should be included as academic documentation
*Official enrollment is contingent upon receipt of final academic records for the current school year.
**FSA scores not required for incoming private, out-of-state, or homeschool students. 2018-19 FSA scores will be accepted due to cancellation of all statewide testing for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.   

Prior Homeschool Students:

  • 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).

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 Education Plan (IEP)
  • 504 Plan and supporting documents

*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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Step 3: Apply Online

FLVS Full Time applications are no longer being accepted for the fall 2020 semester.

Consider enrolling in FLVS Flex, which uses the same courses as FLVS Full Time and is also taught by state-certified teachers. For the difference between options, please visit our FAQ page.