Learning Any Time, Anywhere, Grounded in the Local Reading Community!

  • The new Reading Virtual Academy is the best of both worlds. An extension of the Reading School District, the tuition-free program provides online education for students who excel in a non-traditional setting. This dynamic blended-learning program provides flexible pacing and an individualized learning plan for all students in grades 1-12. Your child’s education is the key to their future. Let’s work together to meet your child’s educational goals!

Eligibility Requirements

How it works

  • The Reading Virtual Academy offers numerous online courses to satisfy a variety of student needs. Students may choose to take all of their courses online or may choose to take a blending of online courses and traditional brick-and-mortar courses in our schools.

    RVA will utilize Edgenuity’s curriculum which is aligned to Common Core academic standards.

    This curriculum is developed by Pennsylvania certified and highly qualified teachers to meet our district’s expectations. The program is easy to navigate and is student-centered.

    The courses include web-based curriculum with materials, highly qualified teachers, and a proprietary technology platform specifically designed for each grade level education (Grades K-12).

    Everything is online:

    • It works like a traditional school except curriculum is online

    • Log-in and access your courses from home, on-site with a teacher, the public library, or anywhere you have internet connectivity

    • Live state-certified instructors are available for on-demand student support!

    • Materials & equipment are provided

What we offer

    • A high-quality public school education

    • Full-time learning options that are flexible, on-demand and provide an individual approach to learning

    • Students receive a Chromebook and technical support

    • District-approved curriculum provided tuition-free

    • Access courses from home or anywhere there is WiFi

    • Designated Reading School District Learning Lab at the ROCC Building with an on-site teacher and tutoring available

    • Option to also enroll in Reading-Muhlenberg Career and Technology Center

    • Full access to all Reading School District resources, events and facilities, including guidance counseling, summer programs, libraries, sports, clubs, activities, field trips, scholarships, awards and dances (including Prom)

    • Students earn a diploma from Reading High School and are invited to participate in commencement activities

Frequently Asked Questions - RVA

  • What does RVA stand for?

  • Who can be a RVA student?

  • How do I enroll my student in RVA?

  • Is there a difference between homeschooling my child and signing up for RVA?

  • What is the difference between RVA and other online programs?

  • Will students remain in RVA even if all RSD schools transition to 100% remote?

  • Will specialty classes, such as Advanced Placement and Career and Technical Education, be offered?

  • Can students participate in extracurriculars and athletics?

  • How will students access counseling services?

  • Will my child fall behind if they enroll in RVA?

  • My child has an IEP, can they enroll in RVA? And how will RVA support my child?

  • My child is in ESL, can they enroll in RVA?

  • Do you reimburse for the internet?

  • Does my child need a computer for RVA?

  • Does RVA follow the same academic calendar as other Reading SD schools?

  • I live in Reading but my child attends a non-RSD school. Can they enroll in RVA?

Enrollment

Contact

  • Vacant
    Reading Virtual Academy Principal


    Reading Virtual Academy Assistant Principal

    Managed by the Home School Counselor
    1-8 Reading Virtual Academy School Counselor

    Rebecca Roland
    9-12 Reading Virtual Academy School Counselor

    Osvaldo Samboy Perez
    Reading Virtual Academy Social Worker

    Lynn Olivencia
    RVA Parent Outreach Assistant

    484-258-7101 ext 60200

    Brandon Sanchez
    Reading Virtual Academy Attendance Clerk

    484-258-7101 ext 60150


    Address
    ROCC Building
    800 Penn Street
    Reading, PA 19602

Attendance

  • If  you have any question regarding absences or if you child is absent, contact: 

    Brandon Sanchez, sanchezb@readingsd.org
    Reading Virtual Academy Attendance Clerk

    484-258-7101 ext 60150



Edgenuity

  • Edgenuity provides a research-based video course curriculum, which offers more than 185 semester equivalent core and elective online courses for students, grades 6-12. The online courses are mastery-based, aligned with National Common Core standards and provide a flexible alternative for students who need to catch up or get ahead. Course offerings include core courses and career-oriented courses (business, IT, health sciences).

    https://www.edgenuity.com/  

     

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