Noah Schacky FLVS FT student
"What I love most about FLVS FT is the fact that my teachers are literally my biggest fans. They understand my schedule and are willing to take one step more than they really have to so that I can perform my best in all that I do."

Noah Schnacky
High School Student

Florida Virtual School Student Rosaleen Quiles playing the piano
"What works for me at FLVS FT is that the schedule of classes can be managed depending on the things that I have to do that day."

Rosaleen Quiles
High School Student

Eliana Baltodano FLVS FT student
"I love FLVS FT because I can learn at home and be with family."

Eliana Baltodano
Elementary School Student

Seth Minnick FLVS FT student
"The best thing about FLVS FT is that I get to take breaks more often and also not have to get started first thing in the morning."

Seth Minnick
Elementary School Student

Welcome to Florida Virtual School Full Time

Florida Virtual School and Connections Academy, both longtime leaders in online learning, have joined forces to become Florida Virtual School Full Time (FLVS FT). Connections Academy’s mission is to help each student maximize his or her potential and meet the highest performance standards through a uniquely individualized learning program. Florida Virtual School aims to deliver a high-quality, technology-based education that provides the skills and knowledge students need for success.

Florida Virtual School Full Time provides a new form of school that students can attend from home. This unique program combines:

  • the expertise and accountability of publicly funded education,
  • strong parental involvement, and
  • the flexibility of online classes.

FLVS FT is a K–12 virtual school that is approved by the Florida Department of Education and the Florida Legislature. See the Our School page for more information.


FLVS FT Video

Learn more about Florida Virtual School Full Time

 


FLVS FT Offers Two Online School Programs

  • FLVS FT Public Program
  • FLVS FT Home Education Program

Both virtual school options have the same high-quality curriculum and teachers but may have different eligibility requirements and offer different features to meet the desires of Florida families.


FLVS FT
Public Program

FLVS FT Home Education

Grades offered

K–12

K–12

Number of courses

Standard public (6 courses per semester for grades 6–12 or equivalent for K–5)

Flexible option to take up to 6 courses per semester for grades K–12.

Prior public school enrollment required for eligibility

No

Yes, grades 2–5

State-mandated assessments

Yes

No

Diploma option

Yes

No

Technology provided

Must meet specific hardship requirements

No

 

Parent Satisfaction

Each year we ask Florida families to rate our program. Our parents evaluate us on a number of criteria including student progress, teacher support, and quality of the curriculum.

This year, 92% of Florida Virtual School Full Time parents surveyed agreed that they would recommend our school to other parents. Check out the latest survey results to see how FLVS FT parents felt about our virtual school program.

FLVS FT Provides:

  • Florida-certified teachers
  • Textbooks and other curriculum materials
  • Online resources, such as instructional tools, movies, and encyclopedias
  • Clubs and activities

Find Out More

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Accreditation:
Florida Virtual School District is accredited by AdvancED.