What is the Virtual Academy?

  • The State College Virtual Academy is the State College Area School District's comprehensive cyber school option. 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.

    The Virtual Academy serves Kindergarten through 12th grade. The academy is divided into two programs: elementary (K-5), and secondary (6-12). Please use the links below to learn more about how the program is structured, what you can expect, and the online provider:

    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 Virtual Academy students graduate with their class and receive a State College diploma. As members of the district they have access to the activities and services of their assigned home building including:

    • Clubs
    • Sports 
    • Dances
    • Libraries
    • Free tutoring services:
    • Math Center (high school)

District News

  •  Antonio Rascon-Gato waves to students

    CEEL Site Supervisor Becomes U.S. Citizen

    Gray’s Woods Elementary School already loved Antonio Rascon-Gato for who he is when it celebrated what he had become. Rascon-Gato, the Community Education Extended Learning program site supervisor for Gray’s Woods, proudly gained United States citizenship on Feb. 2.

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  • SCASDReads Aloud K-12 Family Night

    SCASDReads Aloud K-12 Family Night

    The literary engineering was part of this year’s rollicking SCASDReads Aloud K-12 Family Night on Feb. 7, a culminating, two-hour festival at the high school organized by the district’s library department to celebrate books and writing.

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  •  Maya Dombroskie Selected for Elite Fellowship

    Dombroskie Selected for Elite Fellowship

    State High junior Maya Dombroskie has been selected for the elite Bill of Rights Institute 2024 Student Fellowship program, one of 25 students from across the country participating in a months-long civics study program. “I was absolutely flabbergasted,” she said.

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  •  Tim Dzurko works with students in class

    Dzurko to Lead Recognition of Excellent Teachers

    Tim Dzurko was once a finalist for the PA Teacher of the Year honor. Now he’ll lead the organization behind the award. Dzurko, a PFMS technology education teacher and Class of 2018 finalist, recently was elected president of the National Network of State Teachers of the Year - PA Chapter.

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  •  Ike the Spike high-fives students

    Celebrating America’s 250th Birthday

    The Pennsylvania Commission for the United States Semiquincentennial (America250PA) brought its Keystone Classroom Initiative to Radio Park, one stop toward reaching 50,000 students by 2026 to help celebrate America’s 250th birthday.

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Contact Us

  • State College Area School District Virtual Academy

    Rebecca Michaels, Vice Principal

    Katie Bechdel, Paraprofessional

    Contact Us
    814-231-1011 x2894

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