Every child of school age who is a resident of a Pennsylvania school district is entitled to a public school education. Resident students include those residing with their parent(s) or legal guardians and eligible non-resident students include those living with a Pennsylvania school district resident who is supporting the child gratis and nonresident children living in facilities or institutions and seeking enrollment. Once the required enrollment documentation described below is provided, the Charter School must enroll children and permit them to attend school. A child should be permitted to attend school on the next school day after the day on which the child is presented for enrollment, and in all cases within five (5) business days of the Charter School’s receipt of the required documents, if a space exists pursuant to the school’s Admission/Lottery Policy.
PA Virtual shall not enroll a student during a period of expulsion for an offense involving a weapon.
It is the policy of the PA Virtual Charter School that no person be denied admission to the school or be denied participation in, be denied benefits of, or be discriminated against in any curricular, extracurricular, student services, recreational or other program or activities, shall not be abridged or impaired because of the person’s sex, race, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation or physical, mental, emotional or learning disability as required by state and federal statutes. This policy also prohibits discrimination as defined by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (sex), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (race and national origin) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (handicap). Address all inquiries or complaints regarding this policy to:
Dr. Debra Heath-Thornton, Chief Executive Officer
PA Virtual Charter School
630 Park Avenue, King of Prussia, PA 19406