What is the Virtual Academy?
The State College Virtual Academy is the State College Area School District's comprehensive cyber school option.
For the coming 20/21 school year this program will serve K through 12th grade. Details will be forthcoming. The Virtual Academy provides your student with all the benefits and opportunities of being a member of the State College Area School District and the flexibility to create a learning schedule that meets their needs.
Benefits of SCASD Virtual Academy
Courses are facilitated by a SCASD teacher to provide feedback and answer questions as your student works through courses at their own pace and at a time and place that suits them.
All Academy students graduate with their class and receive a State College diploma. As members of the student body they have access to:
- zero period tutoring & VIPs
- Math Center help
Andrés Aradillas-Fernández composed 20 fairy tales in German for his self-published collection translated as “Talking Mountains.” Available through Amazon, his work was inspired by an Advanced German 4 class project.
Dr. Ben Mordan, the new CTC director, takes over a popular program that intends to keep rising. This year, 1,331 students in grades 9-12 are enrolled in a CTC or technology education class, representing 56 percent of the State High population.
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the newly renovated Memorial Field. Beginning in 2013, the State College Area School District started a renovation project for Memorial Field, the district’s main outdoor athletic facility and a historic landmark.
Food Services staff distributed 3,137 bags of food to 1,500 families. That‘s 31,270 meals for the children in our community. Since March of 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic forced the closure of schools, they have distributed 315,384 meals.
After months of preparation, SCASD and Schlow are launching the All Ready Access Program, an initiative spurred by the pandemic and aimed at increasing digital equity. Under the program, all of the district’s nearly 7,000 students will have a district-sponsored library card and online account.
Have a quick question or need some assistance with your courses or the online providers? Contact us at:
Online Learning Academy Contacts
Online Learning Coordinator
Online Learning Paraprofessional
Dr. Jon Downs