Open House Tuesday Evening For Vigo Virtual Success Academy

TERRE HAUTE, IN—The Vigo County School Corporation welcomes students and parents to an open house for Vigo Virtual Success Academy, their first virtual school to serve the needs of all Vigo County students.

The open house will be held Tuesday night ( 7/30/19) at 6 p.m. at Booker T. Washington High School. Principal Robin Smith will provide a brief overview of the school’s procedures and will have applications for students and parents to complete. A representative from EdOptions, the company partnering with Vigo Virtual Success Academy, will deliver a demonstration of the virtual platform. Vigo Virtual Success Academy is enrolling students in grades 9-12 for the upcoming 2019-20 school year.

Principal Robin Smith

Smith said that “Vigo Virtual Success Academy is our latest effort to make sure every Vigo County student has the tools they need to complete their high school education.”.

Vigo Virtual Success Academy will offer over 280 semesters of virtual courses available to all students in grades 9-12, supported by lab and testing space, as well as a principal, school counselor, and social services at Booker T. Washington High School.

Full-time eligibility for Vigo Virtual Success Academy is open for students who are:

  • Currently homeschooled
  • Homebound
  • In need of credit recovery
  • In need of flexible scheduling due to a documented medical/emotional reason
  • In need of alternative education due to disciplinary hearings or other reasons

Part-time eligibility for Vigo County School Corporation students is available, and students may earn up to eight credits during a trimester.

Vigo Virtual Success Academy offerings will include:

  • Core courses
  • Elective courses
  • AP courses
  • Global Language courses
  • Career and Technical Education courses

“Not all of our students are able to complete their education in our traditional schools, and many families choose non-traditional options for their students,” said Dr. Tom Balitewicz, Director of Student Services. “Vigo Virtual Success Academy is designed to serve all Vigo County students and families.”

If students are unable to attend the July 30 open house, they may contact Principal Robin Smith at 812-462-4427 or robin.smith@vigoschools.org to set up an individual application meeting.