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What is Palm Beach Virtual School?

  • Palm Beach Virtual serves Palm Beach County residents.
  • Palm Beach Virtual has full and part time options.
  • When a student chooses Palm Beach Virtual the revenue STAYS in Palm Beach County.
  • Palm Beach Virtual teachers are highly qualified and state certified teachers who work for the Palm Beach County School District.

Why do students choose full-time virtual school? 

Most full-time virtual students fall into one of the following categories:

  • Advanced learners looking for an academic challenge
  • Middle and high schooler students interested in getting a head start on their college education
  • Military families wanting consistency in their child’s education despite frequent relocation
  • Athletes, musicians, actors and students pursuing their dreams while in school
  • Those homebound or undergoing medical treatments who want to continue with their public school education

How is full-time virtual school similar to traditional school?

Online public schools are just like traditional schools in the sense that they:

  • Do not charge tuition
  • Serve students in grades K-12
  • Use state-certified teachers
  • Follow state requirements for standards and assessments
  • Result in a high school diploma upon completion

How is full time virtual school different from traditional school?

  • Students receive personalized support and have control over the time, place and pace at which they work.
  • Classes do not take place in a building but rather at home, on the road, or wherever an Internet connection can be found
  • Students take courses online.
  • Parents and students communicate with their teacher via online classrooms, e-mail, text and phone.
  • These schools are full time, and follow a traditional school year. You can expect that your child will spend 5 to 7 hours per day on coursework.

Why do students choose to enroll in courses part-time with Palm Beach Virtual School?

  • To complete the online course requirement for graduation.
  • To have access to courses not available at their school site.
  • To accelerate their learning.
  • For grade forgiveness of a course previously taken and failed.

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