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- Clubs & ActivitiesNG
- Health & SafetyNG
- Resources & FacilitiesA
Virtual Learning Academy Charter School is an above average, public, charter, online school located in Exeter, NH. It has 247 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 4 to 1. According to state test scores, 35% of students are at least proficient in math and 65% in reading.
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Culture & Safety
Health & Safety
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
- of students agree that they feel safe at their school.8 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.8 responses
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
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Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Free or Reduced Lunch
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.16 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.16 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.16 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.16 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.16 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.16 responses
Virtual Learning Academy Charter School Reviews
VLACS is a great option for those who, like me, are motivated and independent learners who want to challenge what's normal. I was a part time VLACS student and part time at my local high school for junior and senior year, which was the best thing I have ever done! It's so nice to learn on my own time, wherever I want, getting ahead of pace when I can, and sometimes staying behind a little to get some extra time and help with a certain subject. However, VLACS was not very academically challenging for me overall, hence 3 stars instead of 4. I will say I had great teachers, most of whom were very helpful and I enjoyed talking with them. VLACS also offers a dual credit program with SNHU, which is a great way to get a head start on college or find a more rigorous course to keep busy.
The experience was overall phenomenal, as you were left to study on your own. Now, this may not be for everyone since this takes a lot of motivation and self-learning but it was the easiest for me in the end. The school offers MANY diverse courses, more than an in-person high school does. They have career focused courses, many AP/honors/college courses and the instructors are usually great. You will have a few bad apples but you can always switch. I suggest VLACS!
I liked the flexibility of Virtual Learning Academy Charter School (VLACS) because work could be completed at any time of day. There were no lectures, and all of the assignments were always posted in the courses so that they could be completed at your own pace. However, in every module of every class, you had a quiz that you had to complete on Zoom with your teacher. There were also required Zoom meetings with your parent and teacher every month in every class. Appointments had to be scheduled ahead of time for these meetings, and although most teacher's schedules were flexible, not all were. I had a teacher once lock me out of my course because I had not completed a monthly call in over a month, even though I told her that none of her times worked for me and a parent at the same time, since I worked full time and so did they. These DBAs slowed me down dramatically, especially since you weren't supposed to skip them. The required collaborations were also very inconvenient.