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Manatee Virtual School (MVS)

  • The Manatee Virtual School (MVS) experience is quite different from typical K-12 education (School, Teacher, Classroom, Schedules etc.), so it is extremely important that you read ALL of the information provided on these pages before making a decision about becoming a virtual student. 

    Manatee Virtual School English/Spanish PDF

    Manatee Virtual School FAQ English/Spanish PDF

    STEP 1: Read the Manatee Virtual School PDF and Manatee School FAQ PDF (hyperlinks above) 

    STEP 2:  Register Your Student 

    • Email Tami Hocker:  hockert@manateeschools.net 
    • In the subject line, please indicate your child’s name, grade and current school (if currently enrolled in Manatee County). 
    • Dr. Hocker will respond by email and send you the enrollment forms if your student is eligible. 

    STEP 3: The parent/guardian returns the completed registration form and page 6 signature document from Handbook. 

    If you are new to Manatee County, you also need: 

    1. A Birth Certificate 
    1. Proof of Residency (Electric bill) 
    1. Physical and Shot Documentation (within year of current date) 
    1. Transcripts from former school(s)