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Athens Virtual Academy
Online School in Indiana

Who Are We? - Broadening Student Horizons

At Athens Virtual Academy, we're dedicated to expanding learning opportunities and empowering student success through innovative virtual education.  Explore our unique approach to online learning and discover how we're shaping the future of education in Indiana.

Vision Statement

The vision of the AVA is to provide each student with a foundation for building a successful future as a responsible, productive citizen in a global society.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a flexible, engaging, and inclusive virtual learning experience that empowers students to achieve academic excellence and personal growth. We are committed to fostering a supportive community that values collaboration, innovation, and lifelong learning.

Philosophy of Virtual Learning

AVA embraces the potential of online education to break down geographical barriers and offer a flexible learning environment. We believe in the power of technology to enhance education, allowing students to explore, collaborate, and excel in ways that suit their individual learning styles.

Core Values

  • Excellence: We strive for academic excellence in all aspects of our virtual learning programs.
  • Inclusivity: We celebrate diversity and create an inclusive environment that respects our students' unique backgrounds and perspectives.
  • Innovation: We embrace technological advancements and continuously seek innovative ways to enhance the learning experience.
  • Collaboration: We foster a sense of community and encourage collaboration among students, parents, and educators.
Ava Core Values

 

Virtual Learning Environment

AVA utilizes emerging technology and interactive platforms to deliver a rich and engaging curriculum. Students can access courses, resources, and support services from anywhere with an internet connection. Virtual classrooms provide opportunities for authentic interactions, meaningful discussions, and collaborative endeavors.

Registration and Enrollment Policy

AVA's registration guidelines facilitate a smooth enrollment process and ensure that students and their families understand the expectations and requirements. Please read the following registration policy carefully.

Eligibility: Registration is open to students who meet the specified eligibility criteria, including age and grade-level requirements.

Application Process: Prospective students must complete the online application form available on our website. The application may require submission of relevant documents, such as academic transcripts, proof of age, and other required materials.

Confirmation of Enrollment: Once the application is reviewed, and eligibility is confirmed, the school will send an acceptance email along with details about the AVA.

Course Selection: Students, in collaboration with the school counselor or administrator, will choose their courses based on academic requirements, interests, and any applicable prerequisites.

Technology Requirements: Students are responsible for ensuring they have the necessary technology and internet access to participate in virtual classes.

Chromebook Distribution: All full-time students will be issued a Chromebook. Distributing Chromebooks to students is a proactive initiative that aims to enhance the virtual learning experience and facilitate a modern learning environment.

Orientation: All enrolled students, along with their parents or guardians, will participate in a virtual pre-recorded orientation to familiarize themselves with the virtual learning platform, policies, and support services.

Attendance and Participation: Per Indiana Compulsory Attendance Law (IC 20-33-2-6), regular and active virtual class participation is essential to successful enrollment. Students are expected to adhere to the school's attendance policy.

Withdrawal Policy: Students wishing to withdraw from a course or the school must communicate with the school counselor or administrator.

Communication: Students and their parents/guardians are responsible for maintaining open communication with the school regarding any changes in contact information or other relevant details.

Special Accommodations: Students with special needs or accommodations should inform the school during registration.

Code of Conduct: Students should promote a positive and respectful virtual learning environment.