Approved Providers

Kelso Virtual Academy

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Website: www.kelsosd.org
Email: marybeth.tack@kelsosd.org
Phone: (360) 501-1900
Fax: 360.501.1902
Student information privacy policy: www.kelso.wednet.edu/Portals/0/Documents/Policies/Policies_Regulations/3000/3230.pdf?ver=2013-12-20-103025-360

School District: Kelso

Grades Served: 8-12

OSPI Approval

Approved as a Single District Online School Program Through the 2016-17 school year.

Access

Student Enrollment Instructions:

Students enroll by completing a two-part application process, student/parent orientation and 21 day trial.

The enrollment packet includes a writing assessment, transcript submission, technology requirement affirmation, and additional paperwork.

Overview

Kelso Virtual Academy is a web-based educational program providing instructor-led online courses to middle school and high school students. KVA offers innovative and challenging 8th – 12th grade academic experiences to part-time and to full-time Kelso School District students only with the opportunity of meeting face-to-face with a certificated, highly-qualified teacher at least once per week. KVA’s mission is to offer a highly-flexible and personalized program for diverse family learning needs that aligns to our state’s academic standards and graduation requirements.

Course Offerings

Subjects:

  • Arts
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Language Arts
  • Lifeskills-Health
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Technology
  • World Languages

Levels:

  • Advanced Placement
  • Credit Recovery
  • Honors
  • Standard

Students

Kelso Virtual Academy opened fall of 2010
 Graduation Requirements: 22 credits
 Weekly Contact Requirement – new this year, face-to-face
SLP Required
 Program housed physically at Kelso High School – regular school hours (8:00 – 3:00)
 Accreditation – approval on March 7, 2013
o 4-Year Approval as an Accredited Institution
 1.0 FTE Certificated Staff
o Highly-Qualified
o 8-12th Grade Population

Student-Teacher Contact Requirements

Weekly Contact Requirement – face-to-face

SLP Required

Student Performance and Demographics

Data for school year: 2015-2016

Teacher-to-student ratio: 1.0 to 14

Course completion rate: 90% of 276 enrollments

Course pass rate: 48% of 276 enrollments

OSPI School Report Card (includes test scores, demographics, and more).

Student Satisfaction Survey

Kelso Virtual Academy did not participate in the student satisfaction survey.