Information on the curriculum design and course content, research and best practices, revision schedule, and effectiveness of the curriculum can be found at http://www.edgenuity.com/florida/courses-curriculum/
Please visit the Academic Assessment and Performance Accountability page to learn more about the research related to the effectiveness of Edgenuity’s curriculum.
In the development of its materials, Edgenuity ensures that all curricular materials are developed in accordance with all relevant social and legal compliance guidelines and regulations.
Free From BiasClick here for additional information on Edgenuity’s guidelines for bias and sensitivity in curriculum development.
Accessibility information can be found at http://www.edgenuity.com/florida/Program-Accessibility
Edgenuity NCAA approved courses can be viewed at the NCAA Eligibility Center website at https://web1.ncaa.org/hsportal/exec/hsAction?hsActionSubmit=searchHighSchool. Type “Edgenuity” in the school name field to view the list of approved courses.
Edgenuity, through its Virtual Academy, ensures that its employment practices comply with anti-discrimination provisions of Section 1000.05 Florida statues along with any federal laws regarding EEO and Affirmative Action.
Edgenuity provides equal opportunities to students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, disability, or marital status against students or employees.
Edgenuity is non-sectarian and is not affiliated with any particular religious or political group.
To be eligible for employment a candidate must:
Please visit our Careers page for more information and to learn what it is like to work at Edgenuity.
Student, parent, and teacher expectations are outlined on the Expectations page.
Additional teacher responsibilities, including required interaction and communication with students and parents are located on the Staff Information page.
Policies and procedures, such as academic integrity, eligibility, and attendance and participation requirements are available for students and parents in the documents below and also in the links that follow.
Download the attached Parent/Student handbook for school policies and guidance.
Additional information is found at the following:
The certification status and physical locations of all administrative and instructional personnel are available on the attached spreadsheet located on the Staff Information page at http://www.edgenuity.com/florida/staff-information. The current link shows executive and corporate staff and teaching staff for other locations.
As provided in the assurances documentation and discussed with the VIP office, Florida-certified teachers will be hired upon approval.
Edgenuity Virtual Academy teachers schedule instructional time with individual students. Teachers frequently check voicemail, email, and instant messages (IM), or check for student communications at least twice per day. Instructional policy is response time of 24 hours during the work week. Teachers will be available to students and parents either by email or telephone during scheduled office hours. Teachers, lead instructors, coaches or other academic support personnel are available during the hours below.
Availability of Instructional Personnel
See the parent/student handbook for additional information, or visit the support page.
Edgenuity has a full load teacher to student ratio that averages 29:1 for all core and elective courses at the middle and high school levels. Teachers typically have a 5 class period load and have an average ratio of 6:1 per class period. The ratios below are based on the full load totals for all five class periods.
Full Load Overall Student to Teacher Full Load Ratio: 37:1
Course Type Breakdowns:
Grade Level Breakdowns:
Additional teacher information is found at http://www.edgenuity.com/florida/staff-information.
Of the 108 employees in the instructional services division during the 2014-2015 school year, 29 were Florida state certified teachers. This group accounted for three of the resignations and terminations for a retention rate of 90% of the Florida state certified teachers in 2014-2015.
Data documenting completion and promotion rates and student standardized assessment results in total and by subgroup are provided below. Since Florida students are enrolled primarily on a part time basis, data for all categories was not available. National data is provided such as SAT®, ACT®, and NWEATM assessment data and various subgroups.
Research conducted by an independent statistician confirm that Edgenuity is having a positive impact on students with varying profiles.
Click here to access the slides referenced in the chart above and for further information on Edgenuity’s student performance by subgroup.
Click here to see the research brief for the study conducted at Vertus Charter School, measured by the Northwest Evaluation Association Measures of Academic Progress® (NWEATM MAP®) Reading and Mathematics tests.
Click here to see Florida student performance data by the gender subgroup.
The following links provide data documenting completion and promotion rates for students enrolled in Florida districts as well as on a national level, and student standardized assessment results, such as SAT®, ACT®, and NWEATM assessment data.
Summary of teacher responses assessing course content, academic performance, and student performance accountability outcomes. Click here for results.
Summary of student responses from Virtual School Services implementation. Click here for results.
Summary of parent responses from a recent Parent Satisfaction Survey. Click here for sample parent responses.
All standardized assessments will be coordinated with the partner district regarding dates/times of assessments. For detailed information click here: http://www.edgenuity.com/florida/assessment
Edgenuity provides engaging online and blended learning education solutions that propel success for every student, empower every teacher to deliver more effective instruction, and enable schools and districts to meet their academic goals. Edgenuity delivers a range of Core Curriculum, AP®, Elective, Career and Technical Education (CTE), and Credit Recovery courses aligned to the rigor and high expectations of state, Common Core and iNACOL standards and designed to inspire life-long learning.