Florida Virtual School full-time enrollment opens mid-school year

FLVS has opened enrollment for the spring semester for its full-time option, grades kindergarten through twelfth, until Friday, Nov. 12.

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On Monday, Nov. 1, Florida Virtual School opened its full-time enrollment option for the spring semester. 

Florida Virtual School offers full-time and part-time flexible options for grades kindergarten through twelfth.

Students in FLVS have access to more than 190 courses – including core, electives and specials, Advanced Placement, and Career and Technical Education courses – all tuition-free for Florida residents, and taught by state-certified teachers using a curriculum developed specifically for the online learning environment to ensure students’ success, according to the FLVS website. 

As families continue to evaluate their children's educational options, FLVS has opened the enrollment until Friday, Nov. 12, so that parents have the opportunity to make the learning decision that works best for them.

“We understand and empathize with parents who are assessing their choices when it comes to which educational path will work best for their children,” said Robin Winder, senior director of instruction for FLVS. “With more than 20 years of experience teaching students online, we have the tools, resources, and knowledge to help students thrive in the online environment, and we want families to know we are here to support them and help their children’s individual needs.”

The full-time FLVS option becomes a student’s school of record and combines the structure of a traditional 180-day school calendar with the flexibility of online learning. 

FLVS Flex, the flexible option that provides online courses for students in the same age group who are either enrolled in traditional school and want to supplement their learning or are registered as homeschool students, is open for enrollment year-round.

In the 2020 to 2021 school year, FLVS said it saw an increase in school year state assessment results for full-time students across grades third through tenth, when compared to the 2019 results.

The latest survey conducted by FLVS also revealed that 94% of parents believe online learning has a positive impact on their children’s ability to understand course content.

Most parents also note that online learning positively impacts their children’s education experience, resulting in increased ability to focus, motivation to finish homework and the confidence to be authentically themselves.

To learn more about FLVS full-time, FLVS Flex and other schooling options, click here



Annabelle Sikes

News Editor Annabelle Sikes was born in Boca Raton and moved to Orlando in 2018 to attend the University of Central Florida. She graduated from UCF in May 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in sociology. Her past journalism experiences include serving as a web producer at the Orlando Sentinel, a reporter at The Community Paper, managing editor for NSM Today, digital manager at Centric Magazine and as an intern for the Orlando Weekly.

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