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

  •  Leous

    Board of Directors Appoints New Member

    On Monday, Feb. 6, the Board of Directors unanimously appointed Jim Leous to the Board to fill a vacant seat. One of nine candidates, Leous previously served three terms on the board from 2009 to 2021, including as vice president in 2011-2012 and from 2014 to 2018.

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  •  Zheng

    U.S. Presidential Scholars Program Candidate

    State High senior Emily Zhang has been named a U.S. Presidential Scholars Program candidate. The program nominated 5,000 candidates from the nearly 3.6 million U.S high school seniors expected to graduate in 2023. From the pool, the White House Commission will choose 161 finalists.

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  •  Quinter

    Dr. Quinter Joins NAESP Board of Directors

    Park Forest Elementary School Principal Jessica Quinter just saw her influence on education grow dramatically. The National Association of Elementary School Principals recently announced that Dr. Quinter will join the NAESP Board of Directors as its new Zone 2 director.

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  •  Jackie Huff

    Board of Directors Elects New President

    On Jan. 11, 2023, the Board of Directors unanimously elected Jackie Huff to be the new board president following the resignation of former president Amber Concepcion from the Board. Huff, who joined the Board in 2021, was the sole nomination.

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  •  Chi

    United States Senate Youth Program Delegate

    State High junior Claire Chi, currently a Pa. State Board of Education student representative helping address education issues, recently was chosen as one of two Pa. delegates to the prestigious United States Senate Youth Program.

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Contact Us

  • Jennifer Scudder
    Assistant Principal

    Kayla Michaud

    814.231.1011 x2894



Course Requests

  • 22/23 School Year

    Please contact the Virtual Academy or your counselor to request changes to your schedule.


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