Frequently Asked Questions
Does my child have to be enrolled in Broken Arrow Public Schools to participate in the virtual program?
Yes. To enroll your child in Broken Arrow Public Schools, please visit the enrollment section of our website.
How do I enroll my child into the Virtual Academy?
After the child has finished the Broken Arrow Public Schools enrollment process, parents can submit the online Virtual Academy enrollment form, or if they want more information about the program before enrolling they may visit with their child’s home school site counselor or contact the BAVA directly at 918-505-5270.
Will my child still have to take district and state assessments?
Yes. All assessments will be completed at the Virtual Academy located at 412 S. 9th St. Parents will notified at the beginning of the school year on when these assessments will take place.
Can my child take more than six classes a semester to make up credit?
Yes, in addition to the traditional six courses, students who are behind on credits may take credit recovery courses at the same time in order to meet graduation requirements.
Can my child take courses at the high school as well as take online courses?
Yes, students in grades 9-12 who would like to enroll in unique courses offered at the Freshman Academy or Broken Arrow High School may seek enrollment in those in addition to being enrolled at the Virtual Academy.
Can my student go to Tulsa Tech?
Absolutely! Students in grades 11-12 would take three classes at Tulsa Tech and three classes online through Virtual Academy.
Can my high school student go to Broken Arrow High School for dances and sporting events?
All after school extra-curricular student activities are open to Virtual Academy students as long as they meet eligibility requirements.
My child is in sports and plans to go to college to play that sport can she/he take her/his courses online?
Virtual courses may meet NCAA requirements if certain criteria is met. Student athletes are encouraged to check with their school counselor when considering a virtual course.
Can my high school student participate in concurrent enrollment while attending Virtual Academy?
What if my student falls behind or is failing his classes? Will they have to return to their home school site?
No, students who are struggling may be required to attend face-to-face tutoring sessions with their teacher at the Virtual Academy site until they get caught up. Students will not be automatically sent back to their traditional school.
If my student wants to return to his traditional site, can he?
Yes, any student can return to the traditional site, however, it must be at the beginning of a semester.