Eligibility Requirements

Per Virginia school division partner guidelines, applicants for the Virginia Virtual Academy program must meet the following criteria:

  • Kindergartener applicants must be five years old by September 30th of the upcoming school year to enroll.
  • 2nd - 8th grade applicants must submit the most recent Report Card
    • The report card for 2nd–3rd grade applicants must indicate on- or above-grade-level reading proficiency. This can be a letter from the current teacher stating the student is reading on grade level and will be promoted at school year's end.
  • 4th–8th grade applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.0
  • 9th–12th grade applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • 4th–8th grade applicants must submit the results of the mid-year assessments for eligibility determination.
  • All prior homeschool students must submit all documents/assessments they would typically submit to their local school division as a registered homeschool student.
  • 10th grade applicants must submit their final 9th grade transcript indicating each of the following:
    • Completion of 5 units of 9th grade credit
    • Pass 3 core 9th grade courses
  • 11th grade applicants must submit their final 10th grade transcript indicating each of the following:
    • Completion of 5 units of 10th grade credit and 5 units of 9th grade credit
    • Pass 3 core 10th grade courses and 3 core 9th grade courses
  • 12th grade applicants must submit their final 11th grade transcript indicating each of the following:
    • Have completed a minimum of 15 units of high school credit
    • Have earned a minimum of 9 credit hours in core course (English, Math, Social Studies, Science)
    • Have earned a minimum of 1 verified credit in each of the core subject areas
    • Show ability to meet all remaining graduation requirements within the 12th grade year, as determined by VAVA high school counselor