District Virtual Options for Parents


School districts in Florida are required to provide virtual instruction program(s) for their students.

District Virtual Instruction Program (VIP)
Each school district in Florida offers at least one full-time and part-time VIP option for students in grades K-12. Districts may contract with an approved virtual provider or run their own district-operated virtual instruction program.

Franchises of FLVS
Many school districts operate their own franchises of Florida Virtual School (FLVS) to students in grades 6-12. District administrators operate the franchises and district teachers provide the instruction. FLVS provides professional development and mentoring for district teachers and administrators; they also provide districts with the curriculum and numerous learning resources. List of districts with franchises of FLVS

Virtual Course Offerings
School districts may offer individual online courses for students in grades K-12; students can take these courses from other districts.

Virtual Charter Schools
Virtual charter schools are authorized to provide full-time virtual instruction to district students in grades K-12. The virtual charter school must contract with an approved provider or with Florida Virtual School for its virtual instruction program.
General Information on Virtual Charter Schools

Want to find out more about a program? Contact the district directly by selecting this link: Virtual Education Directories

General Information for Parents

Contact us: VirtualEducation@fldoe.org