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Florida’s Public Virtual Education Options (PDF)


State Level - Grades K-12: Available to all students


District Level - Grades K-12: Available to all students

School districts in Florida are required to provide at least one full-time and one part-time virtual instruction program option for their students.

District Virtual Instruction Program (VIP)

(Full Time and Part Time)
School districts in Florida may offer full-time and part-time VIP options for students in grades Kindergarten-12. They may contract with an approved VIP using the provider’s teachers, or run their own district-operated VIP, using district teachers. List of approved virtual instruction program (VIP) providers

Franchise of FLVS

(Full Time and Part Time)
Many school districts operate their own franchise of Florida Virtual School (FLVS). District administrators operate the franchise and district teachers provide the instruction. FLVS provides professional development and mentoring for district teachers and administrators; they also provide districts with the curriculum and numerous learning resources. List of districts with franchises of FLVS

Virtual Course Offerings

(Part Time)
School districts may offer individual online courses for students in grades Kindergarten-12; students can take these courses from other districts. To learn more visit the District Virtual Course Offerings page.

Virtual Charter Schools

(Full Time and Part Time)
Virtual charter schools are authorized to provide full-time and part-time virtual instruction to district students in grades Kindergarten-12. The virtual charter school must contract with an approved provider or with Florida Virtual School for its virtual instruction program. General Information on Virtual Charter Schools