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Frequently Asked Questions
Atlantis Virtual Academy
Yes, Atlantis Virtual Academy offers direct face to face (synchronous) virtual instruction to all registered students.
Atlantis Virtual Academy teachers take into consideration the student’s I.E.P, Psychosocial Evaluation, Teacher Observations, and formal evaluations. Each student participates in S.T.A.R. testing which serves as ongoing progress monitoring throughout the school year.
Atlantis offers kindergarten through 12th grade, to students up through age 22.
Our L.I.F.E. Programs in Coral Springs and Miami are designed to support young adults with varying abilities over the age of 18 by providing the necessary skills needed to live a more independent life at home and in the workplace.
Yes. We have open enrollment and accept students at any point during the year based on availability of space.
Atlantis Academy is proudly accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS and CASI), an accrediting division of Cognia. Cognia is the global leader in providing continuous improvement and accreditation services to more than 32,000 institutions serving 20 million students worldwide. Read more about accreditation here.
Yes. Students at Atlantis Academy can earn an accredited high school diploma. Each year, many of our students earn a high school diploma and enroll in community colleges, universities and vocational schools. Students are also permitted to dual enroll with the local community college with teacher/administration approval.
Atlantis Academy offers both individual tutoring and group sessions for all subject areas.
Atlantis Academy works with many different students. Atlantis Academy students may have autism, emotional/behavioral disabilities, intellectual disabilities and other learning disabilities that require academic, behavioral, social and emotional support. We treat all students as individuals and see our students benefit from this approach.
We do not offer transportation to and from school, only to school-sponsored field trips. Please contact your campus to inquire about other transportation options that may be available.
The Traditional program model is similar to what can be found in a public school, with a lower teacher to student ratio and personalized instruction. The Foundations program is suited for students who have difficulty mastering the Florida standards and require a more individualized curriculum to make progress toward individual learning goals.
Your child must have turned age 5 before Sept. 1 of the entering year.
We utilize SRA Reading, Math U See, Saxon Math, Touch Math, Pearson Interactive Science, HMH Literature and Histories. For intervention, we use Lexia Reading and Ascend Math. We also offer electives such as Spanish, art and physical education.
Yes, students are expected to wear a uniform every day. Your campus will provide purchasing information.
There is no change to the McKay Scholarship Program for the 2021-22 school year. The program will continue to be managed by the Florida Department of Education. If you have already applied for the McKay Scholarship for the 2021-22 school year, you do not need to take further action. Beginning with the 2022-2023 school year, the McKay Scholarship will be rolled into the Family Empowerment Scholarship. Atlantis Academy, the Florida Department of Education, and Step up for Students will communicate with scholarship families as this time nears.
House Bill 7045 transitions McKay Scholarship students into the Family Empowerment Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities. Additionally, House Bill 7045 makes the following changes:
Removes the prior year in public school eligibility requirement.
Expands the use of funds beyond just private school tuition and fees. Eligible students will be able to use their funds as an education savings account.
Families must renew each year through their scholarship funding organization.
An account may be closed after 2 years of inactivity.