Virtual High School

  • The Birmingham Virtual Academy High School Program will provide students with a high quality education that is rigorous and curated to fit students’ unique learning needs. The BVA learning experience offers core courses taught by award-winning Birmingham Public School teachers along with opportunities to explore a variety of virtual elective courses through third party providers. Our BVA program offers a well-rounded high school experience, maintaining the option for students to participate in BPS sports, clubs, and other extracurricular activities. The BVA curriculum meets all district and state requirements for graduation, ensuring each student is ready to meet and excel in their post-secondary goals.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    • Q: How can I register my student for the BVA for the 2021-2022 school year?

      • A: Click this link to register students going into 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade next year.

    • Q: Will students be able to participate in their home schools sports, clubs, and other activities?

      • A: Yes. They can participate with their home school's programs.

    • Q: Are students committing to the Birmingham Virtual Academy for the entire school year?

      • A: Yes. Students will remain enrolled in the Birmingham Virtual Academy for the entire 2021-2022 school year.

    • Q: Who will be teaching the students in the Birmingham Virtual Academy?

      • A: Birmingham teachers will be teaching selected core subjects.

    • Q: Are students still able to take asynchronous classes with a third party online provider?

      • A: Yes. All students are eligible to participate with a third party online course provider. Click here for the catalog of courses. Please note any courses with an "OLS" label are not available to BPS students.

    • Q: What happens if there is another interruption with school due to the pandemic, quarantining, etc.?

      • A: Birmingham Virtual Academy students will have a consistent schedule of instruction and will not need to change their learning plan or teacher due to the pandemic, quarantining, etc..

    • Q: What technology will students need to participate?

      • A: Birmingham Virtual Academy students will be equipped with the same tools that the in-person students utilize.

    • Q: If a student has an IEP or 504 plan, can they still enroll in the Birmingham Virtual Academy?

      • A: Yes. All IEP and 504 plan supports will still be provided for students.

    • Q: Will students eligible for free or reduced lunch still receive meals?

      • A: Yes. BPS food services will provide these meals to eligible students.

    • Q: Will students receive the same Birmingham Public Schools curriculum as students attending in person?

      • A: Yes. All Birmingham Virtual Academy courses taught by Birmingham Public School teachers will follow district curriculum, standards, and benchmarks.

    • Q: If a student is credit deficient or not on track to graduate, can they participate in the BVA?

      • A: Students who are credit deficient or not on track to graduate must confer with their counselor or school administrator to determine if BVA is the best option.