Welcome to Manatee Virtual Instruction Programs website (MVIP). Here you will find information regarding current available online programs, eligibility requirements, and much more.
A HUGE THANKS to the MANATEE EDUCATION FOUNDATION for generously funding this year's eTech graduation ceremony! It was an awesome event!
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As per Florida State Statute, Manatee County offers three (3) K-12 virtual options for current students and homeschoolers residing in the district.
1) Manatee Virtual School (MVS) - The first virtual option is through the Manatee Virtual School. MVS is available for full time students who attend a Manatee County School and home school students on a full or part time basis. MVS is a Franchise of the Florida Virtual School and such, utilizes the FLVS curriculum with Manatee County teachers trained to instruct and monitor the virtual courses. MVS offers courses from Kindergarten through 12th grade.
ENROLLMENT DATES FOR Full Time - Fall of 2018: May 1 2018 - September 3, 2018 For Spring Full Time Enrollment Window - December 10, 2018 to January 11, 2019.
2) Florida Virtual School -The second K-12 option is FLVS. Current Manatee County Students and Home Schoolers register as FULL TIME FLVS students. FLVS uses their virtual curriculum and teachers. Students must follow the FLVS Pupil Progression Plan meaning they are bound by the FLVS Completion dates and graduation requirement.
ENROLLMENT DATES FOR FLVS Full Time: March 12, 2018 - August 31, 2018
3) Our 3rd K-12 Virtual Program consists of 2 outside providers. K12.com covers grades K-5 and Edgenuity covers grades 6-12.
K12.com - K12 is a private provider approved by the FLDOE. K12.com is a Full Time prgram for grades K-5. Full time K12.com students, although working from "home" are considered "Manatee County" students.
ENROLLMENT DATES FOR K12.com Full Time: March 12, 2018 - August 31, 2018
Edgenuity - Edgenuity is a private provider approved by the FLDOE. Edgenuity is the third provider we use for grades 6-12. Full time Edgenuity students, although working from "home" are considered "Manatee County" students.
ENROLLMENT DATES FOR Edgenuity: March 12, 2018 - August 31, 2018
For more Information about Virtual School Options please call:
941-708-4971 ext: 2128
Manatee Virtual School Office Location: 1400 1st Ave East, Palmetto, FL 34221