High School Specific Questions

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May my child take courses at Florida Virtual School?

Yes. High school students may take online courses at Florida Virtual School (FLVS) when enrolled in our school. Learn More

Will my child have to take the FCAT or End-of-Course assessments?

No. Students are not required to take the FCAT or any other form of standardized testing, including End-of-Course (EOC) assessments. Students may take EOC assessments, if desired, and should take them if they may enter or return to public school. Learn More

Can my child complete two grade levels in one year?

New! As the supervisor of your child's instruction, you decide the rate at which your child advances, but you must must re-enroll him or her upon completion of each grade level.

Do I have to enroll my child in your High School Diploma Program?

No. Our High School Diploma Program is optional. Students in grades 9–12 may be enrolled in our High School Diploma Program or under our Standard Enrollment option.

For your student to officially graduate from a home education program, you must establish a home education program with your district school.

Will my child get a diploma?

Yes, provided your child is enrolled in our High School Diploma Program and has documented his or her core coursework on official transcripts. Aspiring Heights Academy is a registered private school with the Florida Department of Education. If your child is enrolled in our High School Diploma Program and meets our graduation requirements, your child can earn a high school diploma. Learn More

A private school student who does not earn a high school diploma may be ineligible for scholarships and/or college admissions.

 Can my child participate in a dual enrollment program?

Maybe. Because of recent legislative changes, many colleges and universities are charging private schools for their students' dual enrollment courses. However, if your local college doesn't, and your child is enrolled in our High School Diploma Program and can satisfy any course prerequisites and meet certain eligibility requirements, your child may be eligible for dual enrollment. Learn More

Do you provide transcripts?

Yes, provided your child is enrolled in our High School Diploma Program and can document his or her GPA and core high school coursework on transcripts from accredited schools. Learn More

Do all courses need to be documented on transcripts?

Only if your child wants to earn a diploma from our school or needs us to provide an official transcript. Students enrolled in our High School Diploma Program must have all core courses, credits and grades documented on transcripts. Students enrolled under our Standard Enrollment option do not need to submit transcripts. Learn More

Can we use curriculum such as Abeka, SOS, or Sonlight?

Yes, unless your high school student will be earning an Aspiring Heights Academy diploma. Students enrolled in our High School Diploma Program must document all core courses, credits and grades on official transcripts.

Will my child be eligible for a Bright Futures Scholarship?

Provided specific scholarship eligibility requirements are met, students graduating from Aspiring Heights Academy are eligible for a Bright Futures Scholarship. Learn More

To be eligible for a Bright Futures Scholarship, students must earn a Florida high school diploma, earn a GED, or complete a home education program (must be registered with the district where they live for both 11th and 12th grades). Visit http://www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/SSFAD/bf/ for more information.