About Us2018-06-12T08:15:45-07:00

About Us

ALVS serves over 15,000 students a year as a Full Time School and with single course offerings.  High school students across the country, and internationally, enroll  in ALVS to complete Advanced Placement® courses, retake credits, get ahead, or supplement a homeschool curriculum.

About Us - ALVS is a fully accredited, private high school
Parents choose ALVS because of its unique combination of comprehensive curriculum, expert teachers, and an engaging learning experience. Over 100,000 students have passed individual courses in our Virtual School nationally accredited courses and received course credits from their school of record. Enroll Full Time in our ALVS and become part of an exciting new kind of private school. We offer the academic excellence of the finest private school combined with all the advantages of an online education. Efficacy studies have shown that our students do better than the national average in subsequent related courses.

Students across the country have successfully used our online courses to meet the needs of students to advance, to catch-up, and to earn a diploma.

Our Mission

At ALVS, our mission is to prepare students for college and career through a unique learning experience that is rewarding, personalized, and designed to help students reach their full academic potential.

Our Values

Growth

Setting high expectations, championing opportunities to learn and improve, continually building knowledge and expertise

mentor and student

Partnership

Collaborating to reach shared goals, respond creatively to challenges, and celebrate achievements together

Engagement

Providing a learning experience that engages students through challenge, variety, interactivity, and support

Responsibility

Acting with integrity, taking initiative and ownership in the learning process, fulfilling commitments

Communication

Engaging in clear, consistent communication, honoring multiple learning styles, being active listeners, respecting the opinions of others

I can tell you sincerely do this from the heart and soul … You take into consideration situations and help find solutions for all involved.

Ben S. (Student)

Course Materials

Course Materials Semester 1:

Optional The Metamorphosis. Franz Kafka. David Wylie, translator. (Classix Press, 2009). ISBN-10: 1557427666 / ISBN-13: 9781557427663. Other editions acceptable.

NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended. Semester 2: Optional Macbeth. William Shakespeare. Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine, eds. (Simon & Schuster, 2003). ISBN-10: 074377103 / ISBN-13: 8780743477109 Other editions acceptable. 

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Course Materials

Course Materials

Semester 1: Optional

The Metamorphosis. Franz Kafka. David Wylie, translator. (Classix Press, 2009).
ISBN-10: 1557427666 / ISBN-13: 9781557427663.
Other editions acceptable.
NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.
Semester 2: Optional

Macbeth. William Shakespeare. Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine, eds. (Simon & Schuster, 2003).
ISBN-10: 074377103 / ISBN-13: 8780743477109
Other editions acceptable.
NOTE: This book is provided in digital format in the course. If students wish to read offline, the above purchase is recommended.

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Course Materials

Semester 1:

 

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Course Materials

Course Materials Semester 1: Required The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald. (Scribner, 1995). ISBN-10: 0743273567 / ISBN-13: 9780743273565. Other editions acceptable. Semester 2: Required A Raisin in the Sun. Lorraine Hansberry. (Vintage, 2004). ISBN-10: 0679755330 / ISBN-13: 9780679755333. Other editions acceptable. A Way to Rainy Mountain. N. Scott Momaday. (University of New Mexico Press, 1969). ISBN-10: 0826304362 / ISBN-13: 9780826304360. Other editions acceptable.

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