Big Rapids Virtual School

9-12th Grade Virtual School

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BRVS K-12 provides a curriculum for all students, starting in Kindergarten and ending with high school graduation.  Each online curriculum offers embedded supports paired with BRPS educator supports.

BRVS Virtual 6-8th grade uses a platform called Apex Learning.

Apex Learning

Informational Video



Student Resources

What you get

  • Online curriculum is designed for independent navigation; instruction and activities are delivered in an online, virtual format w/ embedded supports.

Our Role

  • BRPS Educators provide feedback and tutoring and manage all aspects of the program and student supports.

Your Role

  • Families facilitate the learning environment and schedule.

9-12 Schedule Infographic

Focus on TWO COURSES at a time!

  • When you complete a class, you start another one!  Less transition, more focus!
    • Virtual HS = 2 classes at a time
    • Traditional HS = 5-6 classes daily
    • Both models result in students completing 5 classes per trimester!

Flipped Learning Style

  • Independent navigation of learning program.

  • Individual support as needed.

20+ Hours Weekly

  • No hallways, passing times, or classroom transitions means more efficient learning.

    • Virtual HS = 4+ Hours Daily

    • Traditional HS = 7 Hours Daily

Weekly Progress Reports

  • Student = Weekly Remote Check-In

  • Parent = Weekly Progress Report

All Tests Proctored

  • In-Person = Any Time

  • Remote = Two testing sessions daily

Mitch Cumings