Mississippi Virtual Public School

Mississippi Virtual Public School is a tuition-free, grades 9–12 online public school supplement program that students attend from home. Mississippi uses the Connections academic program, which combines strong parental involvement in homeschooling with the expertise and accountability of public funded education. Each enrolling parent or guardian serves as a “Learning Coach” to their student, and works closely with the teacher to ensure that assignments are completed, schedules are met, and that learners are engaged and motivated. Most students in Mississippi are eligible for the program.

Mississippi Virtual Public School Review

Fee Structure: Tuition-free for residents of Mississippi
Student Type: Only teens
Program Type: Semester-based
Offers Diploma: No. Diplomas are offered through participating high schools
Accredited: Yes
Accreditation: Mississippi Department of Education

About Mississippi Virtual Public School

Established by legislation in 2006, the Mississippi Virtual Public School is a tuition-free program that offers students the option to enroll in online courses to supplement to their traditional, bricks and mortar, education. Mississippi Virtual Public School utilizes the curriculum of the nation-wide Connections Academy online educational network.

Mississippi Virtual puts a particular focus on connecting its students: not just to academics, but to other students and families. Family members are encouraged to take an active role in the dynamic learning community where students interact with teachers and classmates in real-time, online classrooms. Online students have the opportunity to meet classmates face-to-face at school-sponsored clubs, activities, and field trips throughout Mississippi, and engage in lively discussions and project collaborations with other students online. Teachers are always available to provide support through telephone sessions and individualized online sessions.

Mississippi Virtual Public School Accreditation

Mississippi Virtual Public School is accredited by the Mississippi Department of Education.

Mississippi Virtual Public School Programs

Students can to take core classes in math, science, language arts, and social studies, and have the option of extensive electives, including foreign languages.

Mississippi Virtual Public School Admissions

Enrollment at Mississippi Virtual Public School takes place on a semester basis, and prospective students may apply for admission online. For more information on the school’s admission requirements, contact Mississippi Virtual directly.

Toll-free Number: 800-382-6010
Email: mvps@connectionsacademy.com
Website: www.mvps.mde.k12.ms.us

Mississippi Virtual Public School Tuition Cost

Mississippi Virtual Public School is tuition-free for residents of Mississippi only.

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