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FLVSCA for Grades K-5

Florida Virtual School's Connections Academy serves students in grades K-5. Enrollment in FLVSCA requires the participation of a parent, guardian or other responsible adult as the Home Learning Coach during the school day.

To participate, students must have been enrolled in a Florida public school for the 2008-2009 school year.

Students enrolled in Connections Academy grades K-4 for 2011 - 2012 are eligible.

Kindergarten enrollment is limited to public school students who were retained in Kindergarten at the end of 2008-2009, students who participated in public Pre-K programs for children of teen parents or who are disabled and have an active IEP

Military dependents who have moved to Florida in the last 12 months are eligible

Students enrolled in a home education program or private school during 2011 - 2012 are not eligible.

For more information and to apply please go to

Applications for the 2011-2012 school year will begin April 1, 2011. The deadline for registration is July 15th, 2011.

DUAL ENROLLMENT in Marion Virtual School

Public school students in grades 6-12 may take online courses to satisfy promotion or graduation requirements, make up units or credits, or accelerate a program of study.

Dual enrolled students may take virtual courses from home or other remote location in combination with, or in addition to, classes taken on the school campus.

Approval of the school counselor is required for participation.

Dual enrolled high school students receive a diploma from the public school in which they are enrolled upon completion of all graduation requirements.

To enroll and select courses for grades 6-12, go to

FULL TIME Marion Virtual School

Students in grades 6-12 may apply to take all their courses online.

To participate students must have been enrolled in a Florida public school for the 2011-2012 school year.

Full time students are enrolled in Marion County Public Schools. They must attend 180 days and comply with all policies set forth by the Marion County School Board.

Full time students must take and pass the FCAT and participate in all school district testing.

Full time students must maintain a schedule of 6 courses per year.

Participating students may earn a standard high school diploma upon satisfaction of all graduation requirements set forth in the Student Progression Plan for Marion County Public Schools. See page 28-29 at the link below:


Students in grades 6-12 who are enrolled in a home education program may take all middle and high school courses online at no cost.

To participate, students must be registered with the Marion County Public Schools Home Education Department.

Students in this program generate a transcript of middle school units and high school credits. The graduate transcript will allow students to enter a post secondary institution if all state graduation requirements have been met. Home school students do not receive a high school diploma.

Information regarding the home school option as well as the enrollment information packet can be found at

A listing of appropriate courses for middle and high school students can be found in the Contents section under "Courses Offered" on the Marion Virtual School site.

Carolyn Ayres
Franchise Manager
Michael MacLennan
Program Support Specialist
352-671-1451, x55717
Jeanine Deese
Program Assistant
352-671-6848, x55721
Christi Dunning
Guidance Counselor
352-671-6984, x55756
FAX: 352-671-6837 | Marion County Public Schools :: An Equal Opportunity School District