Mississippi Virtual Public School
Students in grades 9–12 throughout Mississippi now have access to Connections Education's innovative online courses and experienced, responsive teachers. The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) is partnered exclusively with Connections Education to operate Mississippi’s statewide supplemental online program, the Mississippi Virtual Public School (MVPS).
Established by legislation in 2006, the Mississippi Virtual Public School is a tuition-free program that offers students the option to enroll in online courses to supplement their traditional brick-and-mortar education. Connections Education’s dynamic courses engage every type of learner and will meet students’ need for Advanced Placement and foreign language courses. Mississippi students will be able to choose from online courses such as:
- Web Page Design
- and much more
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Are you ready to expand your opportunities with MVPS and Connections Education online courses? Interested students are required to gain approval from their local school before they can take online courses through MVPS. Private and homeschool students must meet the same requirement and can use the local public school for which they are zoned.
Do you still have questions? See our Frequently Asked Questions for answers.
“Partnering with Connections has allowed our state to meet the needs of schools offering online courses in critical areas such as mathematics, science, foreign language, and Advanced Placement in a cost-effective manner, without sacrificing quality instruction.” — Dr. Lynn J. House, Deputy State Superintendent, Mississippi Department of Education