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 30, 2019 in order to enroll.
  • 1st–12th grade applicants must submit a prior year Report Card indicating 90% attendance rate with no more than 5 days absent in any given marking period.
    • The report card for 1st–3rd grade applicants must indicate on- or above-grade-level reading proficiency.
  • 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–12th grade applicants who attended a Virginia public school during school year 2018–2019, must submit a Spring 2019 SOL score report indicating a scaled score of at least 375 for reading and math, and if applicable, science and/or history
  • 4th–12th grade out of state, private, and prior year home school applicants must provide independently proctored standardized test results for reading and math indicating grade level proficiency.
    • Acceptable standardized tests:
      • All tests administered outside a testing facility must be administered by a state certified teacher. Copy of proctors teaching license and letter verifying that student took the test independently is required.
        • Iowa Basic (ITBS)
        • Stanford 10
        • Woodcock Johnson
        • Standardized test results from states other than Virginia
  • 10th grade applicants must submit their final 9th grade transcript indicating each of the following:
    • 90% attendance rate with no more than 5 days absent in any given marking period
    • 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:
    • 90% attendance rate with no more than 5 days absent in any given marking period
    • 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:
    • 90% attendance rate with no more than 5 days absent in any given marking period
    • 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