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Who's eligible to enroll in the Virtual Learning Academy?

  • Students ages 16-22 who have voluntarily stopped attending school for more than 30 days.
  • Expelled students in grades 9-12.
  • Currently resides in St. Clair County.

The Virtual Learning Academy is free to eligible students.


Virtual Learning Academy students must commit to spend a minimum of 30 hours a week on their school work. Each student has a personalized academic plan that determines the amount of time a student works onsite or from home.

Steps to Take

Step 1:

Step 2:
  • You will be contacted informing you of your eligibility for our school.
  • If eligible, you will be asked to attend an informational meeting about our school.
Step 3:
  • You and a parent or guardian will be invited to attend a commitment meeting.
Step 4:
  • You will be assigned to an orientation class.
  • After the orientation class is completed, you and your parent will meet with VLA staff about our equipment lending agreement.