Students and teachers at Minnesota
Virtual Academy (MNVA), an online public school program of the
Houston Public School District, start classes on Sept. 5th. A full-time,
tuition-free school of choice available to students in grades K-12, MNVA
provides families throughout Minnesota with an innovative option to
pursue their academic goals.
“We aim to help our students discover and develop to their greatest
potential,” says head of school Krin Abraham. “As an online school, we
offer the flexibility to do that in a unique environment that works for
Students at MNVA tackle a full course load of the core subjects of math,
science, English/language arts and history, as well as a host of
electives and Advanced Placement® classes in high school.
For students looking to advance their post-secondary studies while still
in high school, eligible MNVA students may take courses tuition-free at
a local community college or university through the state’s
Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) program. The program allows
10th-, 11th- and 12th-grade students to earn both high school and
college credit while still in high school, through enrollment in and
successful completion of college nonsectarian courses at eligible
participating postsecondary institutions. For students who begin the
PSEO program full-time in their junior year, it is possible to graduate
from high school with enough college credits for an Associate’s degree.
MNVA classes are delivered in live, online sessions by
Minnesota-certified teachers, and through virtual Class Connect sessions
where students can work together with their peers. Lessons are
integrated across the curriculum, so students may apply what they are
learning in one class to the lessons they encounter in another.
The virtual classroom allows students to pursue their courses at a pace
that meets their needs and talents. Advanced learners can progress more
quickly through their lessons, while those needing additional support
can get what they need from teachers in class or during one-to-one
Enrollment is still open for the 2017-18 school year. For more
information visit http://mnva.k12.com/how-enroll.
Learn more about MNVA from teachers and school leaders at an upcoming
online or in-person information session, at http://mnva.k12.com/events-calendar.html.
About Minnesota Virtual Academy
Minnesota Virtual Academy (MNVA) is an accredited, online public school
program of Houston Public Schools that serves students in grades K
through 12. As part of the Minnesota public school system, MNVA is
tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the
curriculum and tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s
leading provider of proprietary K-12 curriculum and online education
programs. For more information about MNVA, visit http://mnva.k12.com/.
About K12, Inc.
K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) is driving innovation and advancing the quality of
education by delivering digital learning platforms and technology to
students and school districts across the globe. K12’s curriculum
services over 2,000 schools and school districts and has delivered more
than four million courses over the past decade. K12 is a company
consisting of thousands of online school educators providing
instruction, academic services, and learning solutions to public schools
and districts, traditional classrooms, blended school programs, and
directly to families. The K12 program is offered in more than seventy
K12 partner public schools across the country, and through private
schools serving students in all 50 states and more than 100 countries.
More information can be found at K12.com.
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