Greenways Academy of Washington
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School District: West Valley School District #208
Grades Served: K-8
Approved as a Multidistrict Online School Program from the 2016-17 through the 2019-20 school year.
This program is approved by way of its affiliation with Greenways Academy. Learn more about Affiliate Approval, here.
Student Enrollment Instructions:
Complete enrollment paperwork, submit choice transfer from home district to West Valley, West Valley accepts or declines transfer, if accepted, forward acceptance to Greenways to finish processing enrollment. If declined, notify Greenways so we can let home school know the choice transfer was declined. Greenways completes enrollment in school, assigns username / password, assigns class and teacher and notifies student, parents, teacher and school of complete enrollment, provides login instructions with username and password. Requirement for communication begins.
Greenways Academy was founded as an alternative for students whose needs are not being met at traditional schools. Some of our students have difficulty excelling in a traditional school setting because of medical conditions, learning disabilities, psychological issues, or unique scheduling needs. Other students enroll to supplement their school’s curriculum with advanced college preparatory courses or unique electives.
Greenways Academy of Washington is proud of our 17 year history of providing education services to students around the globe and our high completion rate. What sets us apart is our ability to adapt to the ever changing face of education. We stay at the forefront of education with active participation in iNACOL and Advanced Ed.
Our program is for students in grades 5-12 offering core subjects as well as foreign languages, fine arts, computer science, career planning, and other electives. With one-on-one teaching for every course, we get to know our students and utilize the strengths of their personalities and learning styles to ensure their success. The flexibility of our program sets us apart from traditional schools, which often try to make all students conform to a pre-set teaching style – regardless of their learning strengths, weaknesses, or personalities.
The flexibility of our program sets us apart from traditional schools by offering students an educational setting that works with their learning strengths, weaknesses, or personalities.
Greenways Academy is currently using PLATO (Edmentum) course ware as well as APEX and Pearson curriculum. In addition we offer Washington State History from Red Comet. All of these are OSPI approved. We are currently evaluating other OSPI approved courseware and will seek approval to include them in our offering when we get to that point.
- Language Arts
- Social Studies
- World Languages
- Advanced Placement
- Credit Recovery
Greenways Academy is proud to serve students with various needs and disciplines. From SPED through AP, we have a program that fits their needs. In addition, we serve the following:
Bi-Polar (adjusting meds)
Need Credit Recovery
Student-Teacher Contact Requirements
Greenways is in alignment with the WAC:
(d) “Direct personal contact” means a one-to-one meeting between a certificated teacher and the student, or, where appropriate, between the certificated teacher, the student, and the student’s parent. Direct personal contact can be accomplished in person or through the use of telephone, e-mail, instant messaging, interactive video communication, or other means of digital communication. Direct personal contact:
(i) Must be for the purposes of instruction, review of assignments, testing, evaluation of student progress, or other learning activities or requirements identified in the written student learning plan;
(ii) Must be related to an alternative learning experience course or course work identified in the written student learning plan; and
(iii) Must at minimum include a two-way exchange of information between a certificated teacher and the student. All required direct personal contact must be documented.
Course Platform – via the Internet over browser interface. Currently support Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge (fairly new support), Chrome, Firefox, Safari on Mac
Student Performance and Demographics
Data for school year: 2015-2016
Teacher-to-student ratio: 30:1
Course completion rate: 72.8% of 200 enrollments
Course pass rate: 92.9% of 200 enrollments
Student Satisfaction Survey
Greenways Academy of Washington did not participate in the student satisfaction survey.