Virtual School

TPS Avondale Virtual School

Virtual Room at Linn Education Center

200 SE 40th Street

Topeka, KS 66609

785-730-8366

K-12 & Adult Education

Click the link below to register for the program. 

2022-23 Student Interest Notification Form (Next Year)

Topeka Public Schools

Joy Grimes

Dr. Joy Grimes
Alternative School Principal
[email protected]

 

The Topeka Public Schools Virtual School is open to all Kansas districts in order to build a lasting partnership for the betterment of Kansas students and families. KSDE partnered with Topeka Public Schools to extend the virtual school to offer an elementary virtual program using Kansas state standards to any Kansas scholar.

Elementary and secondary students have been highly successful using a virtual school aligned to Kansas Standards. TPS offers virtual education to elementary, middle and high school students currently and in 2021 any Kansas student may enroll in K-12.

Virtual School

TPS utilizes a KSDE-approved curriculum focusing on Kansas State Standards that prepares students for academic achievement and post-secondary opportunities. The program is staffed with highly qualified and certified educators ready to offer virtual academic support, in-person tutoring, SPED support, ELL support, and social-emotional learning.

Enrollment Process

High School (19 and younger)

  1. Complete Student Interest Notification form.

  2. Parents complete enrollment through TylerSIS and attend one Orientation Session

  3. Students attend TWO 6-hour sessions

    • Session 1 for Middle School and High School: Aug 10th- Sept 18th for new families.
    • Session 2 for Middle School and High School Sept 21 - Oct 2nd for all Middle and High School families.

Adults (20 years and older)

  1. Complete online enrollment through TylerSIS

  2. Official transcript submitted

  3. Attend one Orientation Session

  4. Complete 2+ courses by June 30th. 

To enroll in Avondale Virtual you may also call 785-730-8345 or 785-730-8356 to make an appointment.

Course Fee Structure

Partnering District will purchase individual or group spaces in the TPS Virtual School at the following price schedule (Not applicable to Topeka Public Schools students or students within a district that has already purchased individual or group spaces):

  1. Individual Pricing

    1. $3,000 for 7 credit hours (14 classes/year or 7 classes/semester)

    2. $225 per .5 credit/semester class

  2. Advance Purchase Group Pricing

    1. 6 Seat Plan - 10% Discount ($1,800 Savings)

    2. 10 Seat Plan - 15% Discount ($4,500 Savings)

A $50 Chromebook fee will be assessed for students outside of Topeka Public Schools.

Virtual School Brochure

The TPS Virtual Program:

  • Provides an opportunity to engage students on a virtual platform. Our elementary students (K-5) use the Edmentum Calvert online platform. Our secondary students (6-adult) use Edmentum Courseware online platform. 
  • Creates a pathway for increased global citizenship and experience in a web-based career.
  • Virtual TPS students follow the district calendar and Naviance lessons for College & Career readiness. 

Some Services we Provide:

  • Increased graduation rate and decreased drop-out rates
  • Ability to track TPS students and assist them along their virtual journey
  • Increase the boundaries of traditional schooling to reach into the community
  • Social-emotional and behavioral support with mental health team staff.
  • Time to work with staff in small groups and one-on-one in our building and during Zoom tutoring hours.

Support for Parents and Community:

  • Flexible scheduling of on-line learning allows students of all ages to complete a high school diploma at their own pace.
  • Virtual curriculum offers the same high standard curriculum through a different delivery method
  • Enables learners to capture concepts without the barriers of work and home schedules.
Engage students in the highest quality of learning • Prepare students for responsible, productive citizenship • Inspire excellence for a lifetime
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