PA Virtual helps students reach their potential. Our award-winning and innovative online school provides K-12 home-based, public education (tuition-free*) to students across Pennsylvania. We want your child to achieve his or her personal best, that’s why we partner with our families to provide customized learning and supports for students as needed.
As the top cyber charter school in Pennsylvania, our teachers focus on individual students and an interactive learning experience. Find out if our PA cyber school is right for your child.
*All public schools are tuition-free and paid for by Pennsylvania taxpayers.
To meet our mission, PA Virtual utilizes our Diamond Model of Partnership with the PA Virtual student at the center. Together, these pillars help our students achieve their full academic and social potential:
PA Virtual delivers instruction via synchronous and asynchronous classes. Some students attend live classes (synchronous) while others work in a self-directed environment (asynchronous).
A Safe Learning Environment
Students attend class from the comfort and convenience of their own home.
An Educational Partnership
Both synchronous and asynchronous students have the support and guidance of certified teachers and principals as well as their parent/Learning Coach at home.
PA Virtual partners with K12, Inc. and Edgenuity to deliver a rich and stimulating curriculum for all grade levels, at no cost to the parent.
PA Virtual hosts numerous field trips each month across Pennsylvania, in addition to offering various student clubs and service learning opportunities.
Our school offers comprehensive services for your family including: School Counselors, Family Support Coordinators, Pupil Health, and Parent Engagement services.
PA Virtual has been a
Being able to have one-on-one experiences with the teachers and staff is a remarkable feeling. My daughter has grown tremendously in her academics at PA Virtual. Picking this school has been the best decision in our life.”
PA Virtual Parent
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