Enrollment and Attendance FAQs
Who is eligible to attend Alabama Virtual Academy at Eufaula City Schools (ALVA-ECS)?
Any student in grades K–12 who resides in Alabama and meets the state requirements for enrolling in a public school is eligible for full-time enrollment.
How many of my children can I enroll in Alabama Virtual Academy at Eufaula City Schools?
Because ALVA-ECS provides all the lesson plans and materials needed for grades K–12, many parents find it easy to enroll multiple children in the program.
What does it cost to attend Alabama Virtual Academy at Eufaula City Schools?
Since ALVA-ECS is a public school program, there is no tuition. ALVA-ECS provides a state-certified teacher and all instructional materials for the program. However, students and families will be responsible for providing some consumable materials (such as printer ink and paper).
What is the attendance policy?
Alabama Virtual Academy at Eufaula City Schools works with families toward a positive attendance record to meet their required number of 181 instructional days. The attendance responsibilities are as follows:
- Attendance is logged daily in the Online School by the parent/Learning Coach.
- Extended family travel, except during normal school vacation periods, requires written notification and vacation contract approval by the Head of School or designee. This should be completed at least one week prior to the extended absence.
- All families must attend an in-person Parent Orientation and new students will attend the "Introduction to Online Learning" course via the Online School.
- The family must maintain regular communication with their ALVA-ECS teachers.
- Students and parents/Learning Coaches must check their Kmail, e-mail, and phone messages daily.
- Students must attend all required ClassConnect sessions for live, online instruction as directed by their teachers.
Can I take a vacation during the school year?
The school calendar includes school "holidays" or vacation time. Whenever possible, family vacations should align with school vacation days. Parents are encouraged to contact their teacher if they plan a vacation that does not coordinate with the school calendar.