Virtual Learning

About Virtual Learning in ACPS

The Virtual Learning program provides opportunities for students to complete coursework in a virtual setting. Albemarle County Public Schools (ACPS) offers virtual courses led by ACPS teachers that are aligned to the same standards and at the same level of rigor as traditional classroom offerings.

Virtual learning opportunities are available to 9th through 12th grade students.

Current ACPS Virtual Course Offerings

The following courses are taught by ACPS teachers.  Students request these courses in the Spring during the Course Registration process.  Enrollment in these courses after that point is limited by available space.

  • Economics and Personal Finance
  • Health 1
  • Health 2 w/No Driver's Ed​
  • Physical Education 1
  • Physical Education 2

Virtual Virginia and Other Distance and Virtual Learning Opportunities

As a program of the Virginia Department of Education, Virtual Virginia (VVA), at this time offers online Advance Placement (AP), world language, core academic, and elective courses to students throughout the Commonwealth and nation. Student learning is facilitated by an endorsed Virtual Virginia provided teacher. 

The Virtual Virginia program is available to 9th - 12th grade students who are pursuing courses that are not offered at their high school.

For information with regards to additional approved virtual learning providers for coursework, please visit VADOE Approved Provider Information.

The following guidelines must be followed by Albemarle County Public Schools students wishing to earn credit by distance-learning to meet graduation requirements. Distance-Learning includes correspondence courses, on-line courses, or satellite-delivered instruction.

  1. The request to earn credit by distance-learning must be approved by your school counselor and the school principal or principal designee.
  2. Courses must be approved before the student begins the course.
  3. A teacher, counselor, or administrator must proctor quizzes, tests, and exams as required by the course provider. Arrangements are the responsibility of the student.
  4. Tuition, fees, and material costs are the responsibility of the student.
  5. Students must take any corresponding SOL tests as required by Virginia law.
  6. Official transcripts that report the completion of a distance-learning course for graduating seniors must be in the guidance office by May 1st.

Download the Request for High School Credit via Coursework from Another Organization form for a complete list of Regulations.

See your School Counselor for more information.

Summer School

Please visit our ACPS Summer School Program web page to learn more about summer virtual course offerings.


For more information about virtual learning opportunities in Albemarle County Public Schools, please contact:

Meagan Maynard
Lead ​Coach
Virtual Learning
401 McIntire Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902
434-296-5820 (phone)
434-872-4564 (fax)