Welcome to Manatee Virtual Instruction Programs website (MVIP). Here you will find information regarding current available online programs, eligibility requirements, and much more.
A HUGE THANKS to the MANATEE EDUCATION FOUNDATION for generously funding this year's eTech graduation ceremony! It was an awesome event!
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As per Florida State Statute, Manatee County offers three (3) K-12 virtual options for current students and homeschoolers residing in the district.
1) Manatee Virtual School (MVS) - The first virtual option is through the Manatee Virtual School. MVS is available for full time students who attend a Manatee County School and home school students on a full or part time basis. MVS is a Franchise of the Florida Virtual School and such, utilizes the FLVS curriculum with Manatee County teachers trained to instruct and monitor the virtual courses. MVS offers courses from Kindergarten through 12th grade.
ENROLLMENT DATES FOR Full Time Students To Enroll in Manatee Virtual School for the Fall of 2019 are: Monday, May 13th 2019 to Monday, July 15th 2019. The Enrollment Window For For Full Time Spring 2019 is: Nov 18, 2019 to Dec 18, 2019.
2) Florida Virtual School -The second K-12 option is FLVS. Current Manatee County Students and Home Schoolers register as FULL TIME FLVS students. FLVS uses their virtual curriculum and teachers. Students must follow the FLVS Pupil Progression Plan meaning they are bound by the FLVS Completion dates and graduation requirement.
ENROLLMENT DATES FOR FLVS School Year of 2019 - 2020 are TBD.
3) Our 3rd K-12 Virtual Program consists of 2 outside providers. K12.com covers grades K-5 and Edgenuity covers grades 6-12.
K12.com - K12 is a private provider approved by the FLDOE. K12.com is a Full Time prgram for grades K-5. Full time K12.com students, although working from "home" are considered "Manatee County" students.
ENROLLMENT DATES FOR K12.com Full Time - Fall 2019 are: March 16, 2019 to July 30, 2019. For Spring of 2020: November 1, 2019 to Feb 7 2020.
Edgenuity - Edgenuity is a private provider approved by the FLDOE. Edgenuity is the third provider we use for grades 6-12. Full time Edgenuity students, although working from "home" are considered "Manatee County" students.
ENROLLMENT DATES FOR Edgenuity for the school year of 2019/20: TBD
For more Information about Virtual School Options please call:
Manatee Virtual School Office Location: 1400 1st Ave East, Palmetto, FL 34221