South Carolina Virtual Charter School Kicks Off 2017-2018 School Year | Business Wire
COLUMBIA, S.C.–()–Students and teachers at (SCVCS) will start the 2017-18
school year on Aug. 17th. Tuition-free and open for South Carolina
students in grades K-12, SCVCS provides a personalized approach to
SCVCS offers a rigors curriculum through live online classes and
in-person engagement opportunities. South Carolina-licensed teachers
lead web-based classes in the core subjects of math, science, English
language arts. History, as well as a wide array of electives. World
languages are offered beginning in third grade. A robust Advanced
Learner Program, with honors and AP® courses, is available at
the high school level.
“SCVCS gives families an exciting option for their student’s education
and a chance to learn in ways that are right for them,” says Head of
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SCVCS’s College and Career Guidance Model helps students navigate their
courses with an eye on graduation and beyond. Dedicated counselors guide
students through a broad range of courses that'll prepare them for the
career of their choice after earning a high school diploma. Students can
also earn both high school and college credits through dual enrolment
at participating colleges and universities.
In addition to their online classes, students have access to resources
such as books and materials for experiments and projects. Students go on
field trips to museums, industrial facilities and aquariums. Outside of
class time, they participate in extracurricular clubs and social
gatherings that connect them to the SCVCS community throughout the year,
including National Honors Society, Beta Club, culinary arts, Writer’s
Roundtable and more.
SCVCS is now open for enrolment for the 2017-18 school year. To learn
more, visit http://scvcs.k12.com/how-enroll.html.
Prospective students and their families can connect with school leaders
at an upcoming in-person or online information session. View a calendar
of upcoming events at http://scvcs.k12.com/events-calendar.html.
About South Carolina Virtual Charter School
South Carolina Virtual Charter School (SCVCS) is a full-time online
public school program of The South Carolina Public Charter School
District that serves students in grades K through 12. As part of the
South Carolina public school system, SCVCS is tuition-free, giving
parents and families the choice to access the engaging curriculum and
tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of
proprietary K-12 curriculum and online education programs. For more
information about SCVCS, visit http://scvcs.k12.com.
About K12, Inc.
K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) is driving innovation and advancing the quality of
education by delivering state-of-the-art, digital learning platforms and
technology to students and school districts across the globe. K12’s
curriculum services over 2,000 schools and school districts and has
delivered more than four million courses over the past decade. K12 is a
company consisting of thousands of online school educators providing
instruction, academic services. Learning solutions to public schools
and districts, traditional classrooms, blended school programs.
directly to families. The K12 program is offered in more than seventy
K12 partner public schools across the country. Through private
schools serving students in all 50 states and more than 100 countries.
More information can be found at K12.com.