Solanco Virtual Academy
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Welcome to Solanco Virtual Academy!
Looking for Something Different? Try the Solanco Virtual Academy
The Solanco School District has operated the Solanco Virtual Academy (SVA) since the spring of 2006. SVA offers kindergarten through 12th grade online virtual learning opportunities and choice for resident students. Since inception, the SVA has provided a rigorous standards-based educational program for resident students, plus it has saved Solanco taxpayers over $750,000 in charter school tuition.
Online learning is not for all students. Yet for some, it is a very viable choice, even an advantage for their particular learning style. SVA partners with the Intermediate Unit 13 (LLVS – Lancaster-Lebanon Virtual Solutions) as our provider of content. The curricula used are through Accelerate Education, Edison Learning, eDynamic Learning, and Apex Learning. All curriculums are aligned to national standards and all teachers are PA certified.
Like Solanco’s “brick and mortar” schools, the SVA program is provided at no charge to resident parents/students. While the district understands that charter schools remain a choice for parents, Solanco’s direct operational experience and expertise with online learning provides unique learning advantages for students, and does so at a lower cost to the community. In fact, the cost of a student in the SVA is less than half what state regulations require the district to pay a charter school to educate that same student.
Contact us today to learn more about how our SVA program could meet the specific needs of your child or click below to complete an application.
Sara Parrish, Principal
Christopher Zander, Principal
Billie Corbin, Principal
Rebecca Gajecki, Principal
Swift Middle School & George A. Smith Middle School
Paul Gladfelter, Principal
Solanco High School
Scott Long, Principal
Forms & Resources
Looking for a specific form or document? Below you will find forms and documents you may need during your child’s time at Solanco.
How We’re Responding to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)
School during COVID was challenging, and we worked hard to ensure our schools were both safe and open. The link to the right accesses our Health and Safety Plan, which describes what measures we are taking regarding COVID.