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Ferndale Virtual Academy

Students in Ferndale Virtual Academy can be full-time online and off-site using the Edgenuity curriculum. The student's schedule is flexible with the ability to retrieve credits and/or move at an accelerated pace. The student will receive support from certificated teachers who work on-campus at Ferndale High School. 504 and IEP support are available as needed. Students will have a Written Student Learning Plan outlining classes and credits, involved in Monthly Progress Reviews, and weekly contact, all with the support of a certificated teacher.


Profile of a Ferndale Virtual Academy student:

  • Diploma-seeking (30 credits)

  • Self-motivation and self-direction

  • Time-management skills

  • Ability and willingness to learn independently

  • Strong reading, writing, and communication skills

  • Self-advocacy

Program Requirements/Expectations:

  • Written Student Learning Plan created by a certificated teacher.

  • Monthly Progress Reviews assessed by a certificated teacher, communicated with student and guardian.

  • Intervention Plans created by certificated teachers, students, and/or guardians in order to help students get back on track

  • Weekly contact initiated by the student to the teacher through a two-way, academic conversation

  • Expectations of students to work 28 hours a week online