Virtual Learning FAQs

  • Will there be a part time option for FVA?
    No, students will need to be enrolled full time just as they would if they were enrolled in a traditional school.

    If my high school student is attending CAC or CAVIT for two of their classes is their transportation?
    Yes, transportation is still provided to and from CAC and CAVIT. Students will need to arrive at their home school to ride the bus to and from.

    Will my student have access to a teacher to ask questions?
    Each student will be assigned a teacher that they will be able to communicate via phone, email, or video chat during assigned office hours.  Students can also schedule an in-person meeting or tutoring session.

    How much time does my student need to spend working online?
    Monday-Friday (5 days a week)

    • 6th Grade- at least 5 hours per day (minimum 300 minutes per day)
    • 7th/8th Grade- at least 6 hours per day (minimum 360 minutes per day)
    • 9th-12th Grade- at least 5 hours per day (minimum 300 minutes per day)

    How will FVA staff communicate with me and my student?
    The main method of communication will be through parent email and district issued student email.

    How will attendance be calculated?
    FVA staff receives a detailed report from Pearson.  The ontask minutes are extracted from that report and documented with the Arizona Department of Education (ADE).

    When does my student have to complete school work?
    FVA suggests that students complete the bulk of their work during normal school hours (7:30-3:30) to ensure that staff members are available to troubleshoot issues and answer questions.  However, Pearson will be available 24 hours a day Monday-Friday.

    What if my student fails to maintain the minimum requirement?
    Attendance is vital in ensuring that students do not fall behind on daily work and assignments.  If a student fails to maintain the minimum requirement of academic hours per school day by grade level we will conference with parent and student to set up a plan and determine eligibility in the FVA program.

    How many classes will my student be required to take?
    Your student will need to be enrolled in a minimum of 4 classes at all times (depending on grade level)