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:
Elementary (K-5) Virtual Academy
Secondary (6-12) Virtual Academy
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:
- free tutoring services:
- zero period tutoring (high school)
- VIPs Tutoring Center
- Math Center (high school)
National Merit Finalists
Quiana Guo, Connor Reid, Owen Briscoe, Elijah Adu, Elena Wright, Sam Ikenberry, Avery Jones, Jacob Wittrig, Emily Zhang, Audrey Shu and Sarah Huang advanced to be National Merit Finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Competition.
Jesse Myers wins PIAA Track & Field Gold
State High sophomore Jesse Myers won gold in the 200 meters at the PIAA Track and Field State Championships. Jesse’s time of 21.23 broke his own school record he set earlier this year. Additionally, Jesse placed second in the 400 meters (47.81) and fourth in the 100 meters (10.78).
State High Unity in Diversity Mural
State High Art Club/National Art Honor Society members unveiled a vivid outdoor amphitheater mural titled “Unity in Diversity,” celebrating students’ backgrounds, heritages and cultures and inspired by this year's school theme, “Unity is Key in 2023.”
Maroon and Gray Society Induction
On May 20, 2023, notable State High alumni were inducted into the Maroon and Gray Society during the SCASD Education Foundation banquet.
PA Special Olympics Torch Run
State High students Liberty Peachey and Adam Leib, along with teacher Doug Shunk, joined our school resource officer, John Aston, to participate in the PA Special Olympics Torch Run on the event’s final leg.
22/23 School Year
Please contact the Virtual Academy or your counselor to request changes to your schedule.