Information on the curriculum design and course content, research and best practices, revision schedule, and effectiveness of the curriculum can be found at https://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.
Click the link below for additional information on Edgenuity’s guidelines for bias and sensitivity in curriculum development.
Free From Bias
Edgenuity has studied the validity and reliability of our assessments; click here to read the Edgenuity Assessment Analysis document.
Additionally, please review the measures of NWEA MAP Growth on our Academic Assessment and Performance Accountability page.
Accessibility information can be found at https://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.
All standardized assessments will be coordinated with the partner district regarding dates/times of assessments. For detailed information click here: https://www.edgenuity.com/florida/assessment
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 administrative and instructional personnel are available on the attached spreadsheet located on the Staff Information page at https://www.edgenuity.com/florida/staff-information. The page shows executive and corporate staff and their professional summaries, and Florida teaching staff with their locations and teaching credentials. Additional Florida-certified teachers will be hired as needed.
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. The ratios below are based on the full load totals for all five class periods.
Full time teachers have a maximum full load of 200 students.
Full Load Overall Student to Teacher Full Load Ratio: 24:1
Overall Core Courses Student to Teacher Full Load Ratio: 19:1
Overall Student to Teacher Full Load Ratio Grades 6-8: 6:1
Additional teacher information is found at https://www.edgenuity.com/florida/staff-information/.
Edgenuity believes that its teaching staff is essential to ensure student success. Our unique academic support model establishes teaching teams consisting of a Lead Teacher, Course Instructor, and Success Coach. Course Instructors are evaluated on an ongoing basis through quarterly and annual performance reviews. The evaluation process includes the use of a rubric based on the following categories:
Between 2015 and 2020 the company experienced 88% growth with the following data for teacher retention and evaluations:
Of the 434 employees in the instructional services division during the 2019-2020 school year, 69 were Florida state certified teachers. This group accounted for two of the resignations/terminations for a retention rate of 97% of the Florida state certified teachers in 2019-2020.
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 independent statisticians confirm that Edgenuity is having a positive impact on students with varying profiles.
African American Students
English Language Learners
Students with Disabilities
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 ® (NWEA™ MAP ®) Reading and Mathematics tests.
Click here to see Florida FSA student performance data in total and by subgroups. Due to the incomplete 2019-2020 school year, FSA testing in 2020 did not occur, thus the data provided is FSA data from 2019.
Click here to see data documenting completion and promotion rates for students enrolled in Florida districts as well as Florida performance and accountability outcomes.
The following links provide data documenting completion and promotion rates for students on a national level, and student standardized assessment results, such as SAT ®, ACT ®, and NWEATM assessment data.
Summary of teacher responses assessing instructional practices, leadership, and student learning outcomes.
Summary of student responses from Virtual School Services implementation.
Summary of parent responses from a recent Parent Satisfaction Survey.
For sample parent responses:
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