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What is the academy virtual?

The Academy Virtual is a global year-round 3rd - 12th grade private school headquartered in the United States which specializes in educating children with dyslexia, ADD/ADHD, specific learning disabilities, and those who are struggling readers and non-traditional learners.

How does The Academy Virtual help my child read better?

Research shows that Structured Literacy is the most effective way to help students with dyslexia read better. Additionally,…

What grade levels do we serve?

We accept rising 3rd -11th grade students on a rolling admissions basis. Please go to our Admission page…

What is the cost to attend The Academy Virtual?

We have all of our tuition information posted on the Tuition page. Please go there to get specific…

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We are currently accepting rising 3rd-11th grade students for the 2021-2022 school year. Click here to apply now….

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Student and Parent Testimonials

Anna B. – Parent

“My daughter’s sessions are working out well. The rapport between them is pretty outstanding. My daughter really has…

Tasha A. – Parent

“Hi! I just wanted to let you know that I sent my friend to your post about The…

Adam – Student

“Every kid with dyslexia should go to the training camp at The Academy Virtual. My favorite part about…

Gloria S. – Parent

“Our daughter is loving school so far which is such a blessing to our family!” – By Gloria…

Taj – Student

“The teachers push me in the right drecshin.” – By Taj, one of our super students

Tony P. – Parent

“I have never seen my son so happy to write before. He says he is enjoying class so…

Lauren – Student

“Fall Training Camp is fun. It was fun because I got to meet all of these different teachers…

Lori S. – Parent

“My son started at The Academy Virtual and he loves it. It’s online and his teachers/tutors are amazing….

Kyle – Student

“My Greatness is my dixlyexea.” – By Kyle, one of our GREAT students

Tom B. – Parent

“I was worried that training camp would be a struggle because it was in addition to his typical…

Shauna L. – Parent

“We’ve really enjoyed and appreciated The Academy! We will serve as contacts if parents considering your school have…

Timothy – Student

The best thing I like about The Academy “is it has maid me better in things I struggled…

Heather L. – Parent

“I’m glad C——- is doing well in school. She has really enjoyed this school year and I have…

Stephanie M. – Parent

“We are very happy with the program and feel E— is doing well. We would like to continue…

Anna – Student

“It is fun and kids can be them selfs the learning is fun, and the teacher are nice.”…

Gail – Student

“The very best school ever!” – By Gail, one of The Academy Virtual’s great students

Jordan – Student

“It is fun and I have good releshenships with the teachers.” – By Jordan, one of our GREAT…

Steven – Student

“The teachers make sure you understand what their teaching.” – By Steven, one of our GREAT students

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Our Teachers

As you will soon discover, we have some amazing teachers! Our teachers come from across the United States and are all extremely passionate about helping kids who have learning challenges. Our teachers love kids and make learning fun! All of our teachers have at least a bachelor's degree in education, teaching and/or in special needs and have at least 3 years of experience working successfully with students such as yours either in a school or homeschool environment. Please read our teachers' bios below so you can learn what an awesome team of teaching professionals we have.

Kayla Flores

Kayla Flores

Structured Literacy

Hello! My name is Kayla Flores. I am from Pittsburgh, PA and as I am sure you have…

Mahogany Murphy

Mahogany Murphy

Reading Comprehension and Writing

I have a B.A. in English from Loyola Marymount University. In addition, I have 3 energetic kids whom…

Ann Gradman

Ann Gradman

Structured Literacy

My name is Ann Gradman and I am very excited to be a part of The Academy Virtual…

Heather Badger-Brown

Heather Badger-Brown

Math and Writing

Hello! I’m Heather Badger-Brown, also known as Mrs. BB to my students. I live in Upstate New York…

Marnie Witters

Marnie Witters

Writing

Hi! My name is Marnie Witters and I have a BA in English from the University of Georgia….

Rosemarie Colon

Rosemarie Colon

Math

Hi! My Name is Rosemarie, I am from New Jersey. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from…

Gloria Boyce

Gloria Boyce

Structured Literacy

Hello! My name is Gloria Boyce, and I was born and raised in New York. I have been…

Ellen Galka

Ellen Galka

Structured Literacy

I was born and raised in a suburb of Philadelphia, but have lived in several states such as NH, CO,…

Jessica Price

Jessica Price

Reading Comprehension and Writing

I am passionate about reading, writing, and teaching. I have a Bachelor’s in Communications/English and a Master’s in…

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The Academy Way Impact

We have ambitious goals to impact a tremendous amount of kids over the next 5 years by 2026.

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What Guides Us?

The mission of The Academy Virtual is to provide our students with real-life skills and experiences in a…

The Academy Virtual’s vision is for it to become a global leader and significant force in progressive education…

Our goals are lofty because, “Small dreams are boring.” – Jimmy Arispe

Our Non-Discrimination Policy

The Academy Way, The Academy Virtual and our affiliates are committed to the principle of equal oppurtunity in education and employment. We do not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of our educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies, and other school-administered programs and activites.

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