WCPSS Virtual Academy K-12 families in Wake County, N.C. will have the option to choose the WCPSS Virtual Academy for fully online instruction in the 2020-2021 school year.

All instruction will be relevant, rigorous, and meaningful.

It’s our core belief that all students deserve to be challenged and engaged in relevant, rigorous, and meaningful learning each day. This school year, regardless of which learning environment your child attends, they will be taught rigorous content every day that aligns with North Carolina’s grade-level standards.


  • To the degree possible, students will be taught by teachers from their current school.
  • Students will experience a schedule and grading structure similar to their peers engaging in daily in-person or blended instruction.
  • Instruction will be provided through a common online learning platform.
  • Learning opportunities will include both recorded and live instructional session
  • Students will experience social and emotional support through meaningful connections and a classroom community.
Families who apply must commit to at least one semester, with a recommendation of a one-year commitment.


Supports from AIG, ESL, Intervention, 504 Plans, etc. will be provided by the student’s assigned school.

Supports for students with IEPs will be provided by the current school and determined by IEP goals and availability in a virtual environment.

Students can apply beginning the week of July 13.

More information will be shared the week of July 6.