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Online Learning For Your 6th-12th Grader
You Can Experience
  • High School Curriculum
  • Middle School Curriculum
  • Fully Accredited
  • Certified Teachers
  • Individualized Instruction
  • Flexible Choices
  • Industry-leading Technology
  • Teacher Support
  • Technical Support
  • Advanced Placement Courses ®
  • Credit Recovery
Who We Help:
You are looking to augment your local
school offering.
All Virtual Academy courses and materials are available for individual purchase, for a wide variety of needs. Students can enroll in one or more courses throughout the year.
  • Grades 6-12

ACHIEVE A COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE

Boost the “wow” factor of your academic record by taking more AP courses, an additional language, or numerous unique electives.

EXPAND BEYOND THE OFFERINGS YOUR SCHOOL

You can take a course that is not currently offered at your school; if you would like credit for the course, please check with your principal in advance.

RETAKE A SUBJECT

With the approval of your principal, you can enroll in a credit recovery course to learn un-mastered topics and stay on track for graduation. These courses are available in compressed summer school versions or during the school year.

TRY A NEW LANGUAGE

Learn a new language for a school requirement, personal enrichment, an anticipated adventure, or just for fun.

GET A CERTIFICATION OF COURSE COMPLETION
FROM AN ACCREDITED INSTITUTION

With the approval of your principal, upon finishing a course you can receive credit from your full-time school.

RESOLVE A SCHEDULING CONFLICT

At your school, if two or more classes occur at the same time, or if an extracurricular activity can’t be moved, here’s the answer.

GET A JUMP START ON A CAREER

You can prepare for your dream job with a personalized combination of course and electives, in areas such as technology and business.

How We Help:
You need a more independent alternative
— one that’s focused on maximum flexibility,
choice, and accessibility.
For a family seeking more options in their student’s education, the Virtual Academy offers continuous enrollment options across an extensive catalog of self-paced courses, available in multiple academic levels and delivery formats. Once your principal approves the course, you are eligible to receive school credit.
  • Grades 6-12

AN EXTENSIVE CURRICULUM

Pick and choose from an extensive curriculum catalog including 30 middle school courses and more than 120 high school courses. Offerings cover all core subjects as well as AP, six world languages, dozens of electives, and credit recovery courses.

TEACHERS WHEN YOU NEED THEM

You can reach out to your online teachers as often as you need, with response returned within one business day. The teachers are proficient in their content area and use a variety of instructional strategies.

MULTIPLE COURSE FORMATS

Through the Virtual Academy, you can learn most core subjects and some electives either online or via a print-only correspondence course. We deliver all Honors, AP, and middle school courses online, as well as most world languages, with many online course featuring a textbook or workbook component.

PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY

Through rigorous coursework—and setting your own schedule with family and teacher guidance— you build autonomous study habits, including project and time management skills as well as writing and communication proficiency.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH

You can take courses purely for enrichment at any time and for credit with your principal’s approval, to study areas of interest such as marketing, digital video production and game design.

A STUDENT SERVICES TEAM

Course specialists, administrative staff, and technical support are only a toll-free phone call away. Your family can also attend group webinars. Your diocesan school may also choose to engage with you on these courses.

ALL ACCREDITED COURSES

The Archdiocese of Chicago Catholic schools are in the AdvancED accreditation process. We have chosen to partner with a provider that is fully accredited by the same.

Testimonies:
The AoC Virtual Academy will have an exciting and immediate impact on our ability to offer more Advanced Placement courses to our students.
- High School President
For students who are ill and nontraditional learners,
the Virtual Academy will be a godsend; I am eager to
see how it can be further integrated into our middle
school programs.
- Elementary School Teacher