94% of Oregon Virtual Academy Students Benefitted Academically From Curriculum in 2015-2016

— Students return to online public school September 6 —

PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Students at Oregon
Virtual Academy
(ORVA), an accredited, full-time, online
public charter school, will begin their 2016-2017 school year on
September 6, as the program marks its ninth year of operation in the
state. According to a spring 2016 survey conducted by Edge Research, 94%
of the families with students enrolled in the school during the
2015-2016 school year felt that their child had benefitted academically
from the curriculum.

ORVA is open to all students in grades K through 12 who reside in
Oregon. The rigorous and engaging curriculum offered by the school
includes courses in language arts/English, math, science, history, world
languages, art and music, as well as elective and Advanced Placement®
courses for high school students. State-certified teachers provide
instruction, guidance and support, and interact with students and
parents via email, web-based classrooms, online discussions, phone and
face-to-face meetings. As a public school option, there is no tuition.

“ORVA students receive a well-rounded education and one that prepares
them for successes after high school,” said Brandy Osborn, Head of
School of Oregon Virtual Academy. “We at ORVA are proud of our school,
our teachers, staff, and students. ORVA is a great choice for families
who are interested in being actively involved in their children’s

Flexibility is a key benefit for ORVA students. The online school
setting enables advanced learners to progress faster in subjects at
which they excel, while students who need more time to grasp a concept
can get that opportunity. Additionally, teachers develop a personalized
learning plan for each student that is mapped to their individual
educational goals.

ORVA is still accepting enrollments for this fall. For more information,
visit the school’s website at www.k12.com/orva.

About Oregon Virtual Academy

Oregon Virtual Academy (ORVA) is an online public charter school
authorized by the North Bend School District and open to students in
grades K through 12. As part of the Oregon public school system, ORVA is
tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the
award-winning curriculum and tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the
nation’s largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education
programs. For more information about ORVA, visit www.k12.com/orva.


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