The Michigan Virtual School is an online resource that enables Michigan high schools and middle schools to provide courses (all taught by certified teachers) and other learning tools that students wouldn’t otherwise have access to. Michigan Virtual works in cooperation with individual school districts to grant course credit and diplomas.
Michigan Virtual High School Review
Student Type: Only teens
Program Type: Semester-based
Offers Diploma: Yes
Accreditation: North Central Association (NCA), Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA)
About Michigan Virtual High School
Michigan Virtual School enables all schools to offer students equal access to diverse courses. It helps them provide a way for students to build technology skills and tools that will help them succeed. Through MVS, Michigan high school and middle school students can take a variety of courses and learn any place there is a computer and an Internet connection. Many schools have students take Michigan Virtual courses during a regular school period. In other cases, students may be accessing courses outside of regular school hours, particularly if they are making up credit or have a scheduling conflict.
Michigan Virtual High School Accreditation
Michigan Virtual High School is accredited by the North Central Association (NCA) and the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA).
Michigan Virtual High School Programs
Michigan Virtual’s course catalog contains three course styles for high school students: Flex (Instructor-led), which includes Advanced Placement and Fast Track (six-week courses); Pilot (Instructor-supported); and Student Direct (Instructor-less). All three styles are offered during the regular school year, while Flex and Student Direct are also offered in the summer session.
Michigan Virtual High School Admissions
Prospective students must apply for admission through their local school district. For more information on the school’s admission requirements, contact Michigan directly.
Michigan Virtual High School Tuition Cost
Michigan Virtual High School is tuition-free for students in eligible Michigan school districts.