About Us

  • 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: elementrary (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:

    • clubs
    • sports 
    • dances
    • libraries
    • free tutoring services:
    • Math Center (high school)



     

District News

  • Board Approves Interim Superintendent

    The Board of Directors approved Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Education Curtis Johnson to serve as interim superintendent while the district searches for a successor to outgoing superintendent Bob O’Donnell.

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  • New Spring Creek Elementary Principal

    The SCASD Board of Directors approved Interim Park Forest Middle School Assistant Principal Paul Brigman to be the new Spring Creek Elementary School principal.

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  • Technology Student Association State Conference

    The 2022 PA Technology Student Association State Conference recently yielded success for the Park Forest Middle School and State High TSA chapters. Park Forest claimed eight first places while State High won six categories and had three students become state officers.

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  • Dream-Learn-Pitch Entrepreneurship Competition

    State High students recently took the top two spots in the annual Dream Learn Sales Pitch competition. Dream-Learn-Pitch is administered by the nonprofit Brighter Financial Services, which seeks “to provide K-12 students with economic, personal finance and entrepreneurship skills.”

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  • Identification and Resolution of Issues Together

    State High students participated in the school’s first day-long Student Problem Identification & Resolution of Issues Together (School-SPIRIT) program, a long-standing initiative of the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service.

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21/22 Course Requests

  • 21/22 School Year Course Requests

    Course Requests are now being accepted for secondary (6-12) students planning to attend Virtual Academy for the 21/22 school year. Only the student can submit the request. Once you have made your requests you will receive a receipt of your selections - should you decide you want to make any changes once you have submitted your requests you may go back in and edit your responses. There is a link to the 21/22 Course Catalog in the form. Please use the form below to submit your requests:

    High School VA 21/22 Course Requests

    Middle School VA 21/22 Course Requests

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