Learn Anywhere, Any Time

Benefits of a Local Program

  • RVA offers a wide variety of online courses including unique electives. Our online students have the flexibility to work on their courses full-time at home or choose a part-time schedule of online & in school courses.  Students in grades 6-12 have the opportunity to to work on their online courses in our virtual academy classroom at the ROCC building. Please consult the Virtual Academy Coordinator for the best options for your student. RVA students also have the opportunity to participate in school activities, events and extra-curriculars. We encourage students to become involved in our local assemblies, field trips, after-school clubs, dances and athletic programs.

    By participating in out online program, students will be provided local technology support, on-demand teacher support, asynchronous courses, and the ability to take state mandated testing (PSSAs and Keystones) in our schools. Students who take three or more online courses qualify for several additional benefits including borrowing a printer/scanner from the district and receiving internet reimbursement.

    Commitment to Learning
    Students must be committed to online learning with motivation and self-discipline in order to be successful in an online education program. Parents/Guardians must also be aware of the time commitment expected of their child and monitoring of their child’s academic progress. Online learning can be just as challenging or even more so than the traditional school.

    Graduate Locally
    RVA offers the cyber option to area students at a cost that is significantly lower than prices charged by for profit cyber school. As a result, hile students benefit from high quality online learning with superior local support from RVA personnel, our district taxpayers enjoy substantial cost savings. In addition, students who graduate through the RVA program earn an honorable RVA diploma and can participate in the graduation ceremonies. RVA provides the best of both worlds: virtual learning and real world cost effectiveness.

    Curriculum Provider
    RVA is partnered with Edgenuity a leader in online education for curriculum. Edgenuity provides a state of the art digital learning platform for students with an engaging course design combining real-time instruction, resources from leading education partners, customized lesson plans, and interactive learning tools.

Learning Lab

  • RVA has an onsite location for students who want to work at their own pace, but may need the structure and support of an onsite lab with learning coaches and teachers available. The RVA Learning Lab offers:

    • Support from learning coaches onsite with access to highly qualified teachers

    • Students can accelerate or get help exactly when they need it

    • Open from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays

    • For RVA students in Grades 6-12