Virtual School Program
The Monroe County Board of Education will provide a virtual pathway for students in grades 9-12 via ACCESS courses. Students enrolled in the virtual program option will complete all coursework virtually from their computers. The coursework allows student scheduling flexibility to complete the course requirements.
Students must meet the following eligibility criteria to participate in the virtual program option:
- Own an operational home computer
- Maintain a reliable home internet connection
- Have an adult willing to serve as the learning coach
- Be proficient in reading, writing, and math
- Attend all mandatory meetings in person, including the beginning orientation meeting
-All tests must be taken on campus
Students must meet the established attendance criteria to participate in the virtual option. Attendance and academic progress will be monitored daily by the local school staff. Students are required to attend class daily by logging into the assigned ACCESS courses.
All quarterly and state mandated testing will be conducted at the local school. Upon satisfying all graduation requirements, students enrolled in the virtual program option will receive a Monroe County Public School System diploma.
Students enrolled in the virtual program option are eligible to participate in extracurricular activities in the school attendance zone in which they reside, and are subject to the same requirements, including Alabama High School Athletic Association rules.
If you are interested, please fill out the on-line application:
*Note...Applications are closed now for the 2016-2017 School Year. The application will be turned on again, around May 2017, to take applications for the 2017-2018 School Year.