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Future Students

Why Choose Virtual?

When you take virtual classes, not only do you earn credits, stay eligible for Bright Futures, learn content that prepares you for the FCAT, EOC, SAT, and ACT, as well as for college and career, there are many other benefits to virtual school, including:

Flexibility in Your Schedule

When you take a Virtual School course outside the regular school day or during the summer, you will have extra room in your schedule to:


  • Take extra elective courses each year
  • Advance to higher level courses, including AP courses, and Dual Enrollment 
  • Enjoy and focus on your elective courses, job, and community service, during the day and focus on your academic courses in the evening and/or on the weekends


One-on-One Learning

When you take a Virtual School course you will receive:

  • Personal attention from your teacher
  • One-on-One tutoring whenever you need help
  • Individualized test prep and tutoring
  • Learning strategies and techniques to help you be successful


Learning Anywhere, Anytime

        
When you take a Virtual School course, you can:

  • Plan your learning around your activities, work schedule,  or other responsibilities
  • Develop your own learning schedule, have your teacher develop one, or work together to develop a schedule that meets your needs
  • Take your course at home, school, while you're traveling or anywhere you choose to do so


When you choose Virtual School, you have the opportunity to:

  • Earn credits inside and outside the regular school day
  • Graduate early
  • Earn extra credits
  • Meet graduation requirements, take extracurricular courses, explore other electives, and/or work 
  • Learn innovative technology, time management, and a personal learning style


Computer Requirements

Technology Specifications for Our 6-12 Program

Internet Access and Speed

As long as you have Internet access, you can take courses with SCVS. While it is possible to take courses with dial-up connectivity, it will take a little longer for pages to load. You might want to print a few lessons and work offline. You can then save and upload work when you are finished.


Browser Plug-ins:

  • Sun Java 1.4.2 JRE or higher
  • Sun Java 3D 1.3 or higher – Required in some courses
  • Flash 9.0 or higher
  • Shockwave (Operating System Dependant)
  • Acrobat Reader 7.0.9 or higher


PC Requirements:


  • Pentium III (500 MHz minimum, higher recommended)
  • Minimum of 10 gigabytes free HDD space
  • 128k internet connection. A broadband connection is strongly recommended.
  • Windows XP, or Vista
  • Microsoft Office, Open Office or Google Docs (Some Business courses require Microsoft Office which will be notated within course registration)
  • 512 MB Ram
  • 12x CD-ROM (CD/DVD Recommended – Some courses require CD/DVD which will be notated within course registration)
  • Display setting 1024×768 resolution
  • Printer required
  • Internet Explorer version 7.0 or higher (Click here to download) or Firefox version 2.0 or higher (Click here to download)
  • Students need a method to save work to a portable medium (Floppy, Zip, CD, USB)
  • Audio: Sound card with speakers, microphone or headset
  • America Online and KOL are not recommended


Macintosh Requirements:

  • Power Mac G3 (350 MHz)
  • OSX
  • Microsoft Office, Open Office or Google Docs (Some Business courses require Microsoft Office which will be notated within course registration)
  • Students need a method to save work to a portable medium (Floppy, Zip, CD, USB)
  • 256 MB Ram
  • Minimum of 10 gigabytes free HDD space
  • 12x CD ROM (CD/DVD Recommended)
  • 128k internet connection. A broadband connection is strongly recommended.
  • Display setting 1024×768 resolution
  • Printer required
  • Safari browser (Click here to download) or Firefox version 2.0 or higher (Click here to download)
  • Audio: Speakers and microphone or headset
  • America Online and KOL are not recommended

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