WCPSS Virtual Academy FAQs

  • What health measures will be in schools in 2021-22 for students attending in-person?

  • Can students with an IEP sign up for Virtual Academy?

  • Can students in Virtual Academy be enrolled in a school's Career Academy?

  • On which calendar(s) will the WCPSS Virtual Academy operate?

  • What will the typical WCPSS Virtual Academy school day be like?

  • What will the course offerings look like?

  • Will AP and Honors courses be offered in the WCPSS Virtual Academy?

  • How much time will a student be expected to spend in front of a computer? Will the schedule/routine be the same everyday?

  • What are the responsibilities of a parent or guardian regarding ensuring their child is participating appropriately and effectively in virtual learning?

  • How is technology going to be handled? Will students get laptops/wifi if they don’t have access?

  • Will special services be provided virtually, too?

  • Why the long-term commitment for the WCPSS Virtual Academy in 2021-22?

  • Will a student lose their magnet seat for the future if they enroll in the WCPSS Virtual Academy?

  • Is WCPSS Virtual Academy an option for Pre-K learners?

  • Can students who participate in WCPSS Virtual Academy also participate in athletics and student activities at their assigned school?