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About Our School

ALVS Online High School

Our online high school is a fully accredited, private, high school academy that offers full- and part-time options to students who need a high quality, alternative education.  Two-thirds of our students are referred by their schools or other families, and they choose ALVS for:

Success

Over 100,000 students have passed our nationally accredited courses and received course credits from their school of record.  ALVS students have a 90% passing rate, and they do better than the national average in subsequent related courses.

Live Academic Support

admissionsStudents shouldn’t have to wait 24 to 48 hours for help! ALVS students get the support they need, when they need it. Real-time support with ALVS teachers and tutors also includes text and video chats.

Engagement

Our acclaimed courses center on active, personalized learning: Students learn by doing–at their own pace–and are motivated to complete their coursework. Educational tools such as text to speech, simulations, and study guides are built into every course to help all students achieve learning success.  Students are also supported by a full team of adults including teachers, counselors, coaches, and tutors.

Full Time Students

Enroll as a full time student in ALVS and become part of an exciting new kind of private school. We offer the academic excellence of the finest private schools, combined with all the advantages of online education.

Click to view or save the pdfTake advantage of a flexible schedule to complete high school courses at home and on the road. Our NCAA approved courses, combined with teacher and tutor support, are perfect for student-athletes.  We also work with families of medically fragile students, as well as students traveling abroad. 
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Our Curriculum is Accredited and Certified

Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC)

Apex Learning Virtual School - Fully Accredited - Private Online High School

ALVS is accredited by the NWAC, an accreditation division of AdvancED, as a private high school.  We have been fully accredited since 1999.

This accreditation recognizes ALVS for promoting and maintaining a well-balanced education program and for exceeding standards considered essential for quality education.

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Our catalog includes NCAA-approved courses that fulfill academic requirements for college-bound athletes.
NCAA-Approved Courses

English: AP ENGLISH LANG & COMP • AP ENGLISH LANG AND COMP NEW • AP ENGLISH LIT & COMP • CREATIVE WRITING • ENGLISH 10 • ENGLISH 10 HONORS • ENGLISH 11 • ENGLISH 11 HONORS • ENGLISH 12 • ENGLISH 12 HONORS • ENGLISH 9 • ENGLISH 9 HONORS   Social Studies: AP MACROECONOMICS • AP MICROECONOMICS • AP PSYCHOLOGY • AP US GOVERNMENT & POLITICS • AP US HISTORY • GEOGRAPHY & WORLD CULTURES CORE • GEOGRAPHY & WORLD CULTURES HONORS • MODERN WORLD HISTORY FROM 1450 • MODERN WORLD HISTORY FROM 1600 • MULTICULTURAL STUDIES • PSYCHOLOGY • SOCIOLOGY • US & GLOBAL ECON CORE • US & GLOBAL ECON HONORS • US GOVERNMENT & POLITICS CORE • US GOVERNMENT & POLITICS HONORS • US HISTORY CORE • US HISTORY HONORS • US HISTORY SINCE THE CIVIL WAR • US HISTORY SINCE THE CIVIL WAR HONORS • US HISTORY TO THE CIVIL WAR • US HISTORY TO THE CIVIL WAR HONORS • WORLD HISTORY CORE • WORLD HISTORY HONORS • WORLD HISTORY SINCE RENAISSANCE HONORS • WORLD HISTORY SINCE THE RENAISSANCE • WORLD HISTORY TO THE RENAISSANCE • WORLD HISTORY TO THE RENAISSANCE HONORS  Mathematics: ALGEBRA I • ALGEBRA II • ALGEBRA II COMMON CORE • AP CALCULUS AB • AP STATISTICS • GEOMETRY • MATHEMATICS I • MATHEMATICS II • MATHEMATICS III • PRECALCULUS CORE • PRECALCULUS HONORS • PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS  Natural/Physical Science: AP BIOLOGY • AP CHEMISTRY • BIOLOGY CORE • BIOLOGY HONORS • CHEMISTRY CORE • CHEMISTRY HONORS • AP ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION •AP ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CORE •  EARTH SCIENCE CORE • EARTH SCIENCE HONORS • ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE • PHYSICAL SCIENCE CORE • PHYSICAL SCIENCE HONORS • PHYSICS CORE • PHYSICS HONORS  Additional Core Courses:  AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE • FRENCH I CORE • FRENCH I HONORS • FRENCH II CORE • FRENCH II HONORS • GERMAN I • GERMAN II • LATIN I • LATIN II • MANDARIN C