Virtual School

WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!!!

Virtual Academy Application

 

Leeds City Schools (LCS) is very excited to formally launch the LCS VIRTUAL ACADEMY for students in grades 6-12. Our new academy offers high-quality, individualized learning, exemplary instruction, and regular interaction with caring online instructors.  Student enrollment is available for students zoned to attend LCS. 

 

The submission deadline is July 29, 2021.

 

Download and complete your Virtual Academy application.  All completed applications can be emailed to lturner@leedsk12.org or dropped off at Leeds High School.

 

Student Eligibility Criteria:

Students who meet the following requirements are eligible to participate in the LCS Virtual Academy education program:

  • Complete the LCS Virtual Academy Application Form

  •  Reside in the city limits of Leeds, Alabama

  • Must meet all the requirements for enrollment into Leeds City Schools.

    • Residency Verification (Yearly School Enrollment Process)

      • Mortgage Statement, Leasing Agreement, or Property Tax Notice

      • 2 Utility Bills (electricity/power, gas, or water ONLY; No landline, cell phone, cable, or driver’s license will be accepted).

  • Must enroll within the first 20 days of each semester and adhere to all other eligibility standards.

  • Must be on track for current grade level and/or graduation.

  • Must participate in a required district-defined virtual education orientation.

  • Maintain consistent, daily access to the Internet (minimum 1.5 Mbps).

  • Have access to a personally owned compatible computer/device or an LCS-provided Chromebook computer (fee required).

  • Must comply, sign, and submit a Technology Acceptable Use Policy and Academic Integrity Agreement Acknowledgement Form.

  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 or higher; only with extenuating and extreme circumstances; with approval from the Virtual School Review Team, will a student with a lower GPA be allowed to enroll in the virtual school program.

  • Adhere and maintain LCS Virtual Academy’s daily school attendance guidelines and policies or other attendance alternatives guidelines determined by the Virtual School Administrator and Virtual School Review Team.

  • Maintain appropriate course progression as measured by the completion of weekly assignments, quizzes, and tests.

  • Remain in good standing as a student of the Leeds City Schools Virtual Academy.

  • The Virtual School Review Team will determine any other alternative criteria.

 

PLEASE NOTE - This is a full-time virtual learning option and is different from the remote instruction that took place in all Leeds City Schools during the 2020-2021 school year due to COVID-19.