IVS is recognized by the College Board and NCAA. IVS's CEEB Code is 140188.
Through Illinois Virtual School, Illinois school districts, non-public schools and parents of home-schooled students can provide students with access to a wider range of course offerings, with the opportunity to develop their capacities as independent learners, and with increased time and opportunity to achieve because learning online is neither time nor place dependent.
"I continue to recommend IVS to our students and parents. We feel that the teachers are excellent and that the entire program does everything possible to ensure student success. " - Ms. Pat McDonell, Academic Dean for Regina Dominican High School
How Does Your School Become an IVS Partner School?
All students enroll in the Illinois Virtual School through their regular school. The student’s school (public or private) must first agree to participate in IVS.
To review a list of IVS Partner Schools, please open the IVS Partner School list. The schools are identified by area of the state (e.g. Area I through VI) and alphabetically by district.
If your school is not listed, it is very easy to become a partner school. Pease download, review, and complete the form within the Partner School Information Packet (PDF). Updated Nov 26, 2012.
What Do IVS Courses Look Like?
To get a glimpse of what an IVS online course is like, please check out our Demo Course and Video.
How Do Your Students Enroll In IVS Courses?
Please follow the steps outlined in enrollment process page to ensure that students apply, request courses, and participate in IVS courses seamlessly.
Remote Education Program (Public Act 0684)
Updated August 12, 2011
Public Act 96-0684 (HB 2448, 8/25/09) and modified PA 97-0339 (HB 3223, 8/12/11): Authorizes school districts to create and offer “remote educational programs” tailored to individual student needs and claim GSA for those programs. 105 ILCS 10-29. Guidelines for the REA are being written by the ISBE.
IVS and the Remote Education Act (PDF) updated 12/28/11
Additional Information for Home Schools
Home school students are welcome to take online courses through IVS.
IVS will provide a completion certificate with a suggested final grade after the course is completed. However, IVS does not grant credit or award diplomas. Home schooled students interested in receiving credit for their courses will need to work with a local public or private school.
Before submitting a web help ticket, be sure to use the Help Guides, which provide step-by-step directions for many common procedures and may answer many of your questions.
Web Help Desk
The IVS Web Help Desk system provides efficient responses to your questions and technical issues. Please use your IVS credentials to initiate a ticket.
Read the latest copy of The Virtual Voice (April 2013)
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