TPS Virtual Academy

  • Nearly 3,000 people have expressed interest in 100% remote classes for at least part of the 2020-2021 school year.
  • Through the online teaching of our dedicated staff, students will still be connected to their home school.
  • The TPS Virtual Academy allowing students to distance learn from home will always be available.
  • Deadline for registration for TPS Virtual Academy is August 8th. Click here to enroll. (En Espanol)
  • Commitment to enroll in TPS Virtual Academy is a minimum of one semester.
  • Students should expect to spend up to 4 hours per day focused on instruction with certified staff members.
  • Device distribution and trainings will occur August 24 - September 4, 2020.
  • Families that choose TPS Virtual Academy will continue in-home learning whether the district moves to Yellow or Green for that semester.

What to Expect from TPS Virtual Academy

Class Sizes

  • K - 3rd grade: 30 students per class
  • 4th - 12th grade: 35 students per class

Technology

  • Students will receive a chrome device.
  • Wi-Fi is available if needed.

Curriculum

  • Students and educators will use the Google Platform that includes:
    • Google Classroom
    • Google Meet
    • Google Hangouts
  • Educators will use:
    • TPS Board Curriculum
    • Supplemental Curriculum
    • iReady
    • ALEKS Math Program

Additional Considerations

  • Students will have the ability to participate in active extracurricular activities, including athletics.
  • Students may qualify for College Credit Plus, if eligible.
  • 5-day meal service (pick-up) is available.
  • Special Education students can attend online classes. Related services such as speech, occupational and physical therapy will be offered remotely.
  • Gifted services may be offered based on enrollment.
  • Career Tech courses will not be offered remotely.

Please Note: If a student has previously been signed up for Virtual Academy, but now wishes to remain at their home school (and adhere to Green/Yellow/Red status), simply send the following information to registrations@tps.org:

  • Student(s) First & Last Name(s)
  • Birthdate(s)
  • Note That They Wish To Un-Enroll From Virtual Academy
  • Home School
  • Email and Phone Contact Information for Follow Up