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Online Middle Schools in Virginia

Empowering Virginia Students to Reach Their Potential

If your child needs an alternative to traditional school, online middle school in Virginia could be a great way to take charge of their learning. Discover how online middle schools powered by K12 offer a personalized approach to learning and a way for you to be more involved in your student’s education. Middle school is an important time for students to experience engaging adventures through learning and prepare for new challenges. The K12-powered tuition-free* online middle school in Virginia provides students with the tools they need to succeed in their own way, at their own pace.

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How does Virginia online middle school work?

Online middle school in Virginia combines the flexibility and tailored nature of homeschooling with the structure and support system of traditional schools. Students follow a traditional school calendar, are taught by Virginia-licensed teachers, and have access to extracurricular programs and activities that connect them with their peers.**

Grades 6–8 are critical years for students to address gaps in learning, master challenging concepts, prepare for high school, and form lasting friendships. The K12-powered online middle school in Virginia uses quality curriculum and a personalized approach to learning, letting students explore topics that interest them, spend more time addressing education gaps, and expand their perspectives in new and interesting ways.

During the day, students participate in scheduled, live online classes from wherever they have an internet connection. Students work offline to complete subject and skill-level related assignments. These assignments can be completed independently, in small groups of peers, or with the assistance of their Learning Coach—usually a parent or another responsible adult who gives support and guidance to the student.

Explore the resources available for Learning Coaches and students that can ease the transition to online learning and set the foundation for success.

How is the curriculum developed for the K12-powered online middle school in Virginia?

Students enrolled in the Virginia online middle school powered by K12 will experience a curriculum that is rooted in the principles of how children learn, while harnessing the power of technology. As students progress through middle school, they’ll begin to take on more responsibility for their education, preparing them for the more rigorous academics of high school.

The combination of live lessons, interactive sessions, and assignments allows students to engage in lessons in varied ways. Time spent attending scheduled class online is just as valuable as time spent away from the computer screen. Learning Coaches can work closely with students with planning and progress tools, online assessments, and resources to maintain momentum throughout the school year.

Preview a sample online lesson to see what a K12-powered Virginia online middle school class is like.

Will my student have opportunities to socialize?

Middle school is an important time for students to develop important social skills and meaningful friendships. Students enrolled in the K12-powered Virginia online middle school will be able to participate in virtual and teacher-supervised clubs, in-person and online field trips, social excursions, and other events.** Explore the activities available to the online middle school in Virginia powered by K12.

Schools Available for Virginia Students

Grades K-12

Supporting the unique and individual needs of learners with a student-centered education.

  • Advanced learning, honors and AP® courses for high-performing students.
  • Field trips, clubs, extracurricular activities, and service opportunities.
  • Special education, English language learners, and credit recovery programs.

Grades Pre-K-12

Personalized, private education with a supportive team of teachers and counselors.

  • Accelerate learning with dual enrollment, AP®, and NCAA-approved courses.
  • Career and college prep, including career courses starting in 6th grade.
  • Enroll full-time, part-time, or per course with year-round start dates.

Grades K-12

A Catholic education that prepares students to excel academically and spiritually. Access to Marian University programs.

  • Tuition assistance for 96% of families through Indiana Choice Scholarship.
  • Catholic education taught by licensed teachers with online experience.
  • Hybrid learning for 6–12th graders on Marian University’s vibrant campus.

Grades K-12

With more than 40 years of experience in self-paced distance learning, students reach their potential any time year-round.

  • Accelerate learning with 170+ self-paced courses.
  • Students earn college credits while in high school with dual enrollment.
  • Awarded 771 high school diplomas in 2022.

Grades 8-12

Premier, private college preparatory education affiliated with The George Washington University.

  • Students have one-to-one college counseling and preparation for the future.
  • The Journeys Symposium prepares students for life outside the classroom.
  • 100% of graduates are accepted to college, from Harvard to UC Berkeley.

Grades Pre-K-12

Inclusive community, engaging curriculum, and tools to be global citizens.

  • Students graduate trilingual with our Early World Language Program.
  • Seminar-based instruction with a collaborative discussion-focused approach.
  • Graduate with an associate’s degree with our dual enrollment program.
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You can purchase K12 courses to supplement your homeschool curriculum or help your student catch up, get ahead, or explore an interest. These flexible courses are available with part-time and full-time options and with convenient year-round start dates.

*Families do not pay tuition for a student to attend an online public school. Common household items and office supplies like printer ink and paper are not provided. Our enrollment consultants can help you address your technological and computer needs.
**Extracurricular activities and clubs vary by school. Please check with your school