Online Schools in Arizona

Arizona Online Schooling Powered by K12

K12—the leader in online learning for grades K through 12—has a singular focus: to help students reach their true potential. We do this by combining award-winning curriculum with dedicated, Arizona-certified teachers, an active learning community, and an Individualized Learning Plan for each student to create an education tailored to each child's needs. Arizona online schooling options powered by K12 include:

Arizona Virtual Academy │ Grades K–12

Arizona Virtual Academy (AZVA) is a full-time, tuition-free, online public school for grades K–12. According to a new ranking by the Phoenix Business Journal, for the second year in a row, AZVA is ranked among the top 50 Arizona public high schools for SAT scores*. AZVA offers:

  • Online curriculum with hands-on materials from K12
  • Support from Arizona-certified teachers
  • Programs for advanced learners
  • AP®, honors, and elective courses, plus courses that introduce possible careers
  • In-person learning facilities around the state
  • College and career advising
  • Field trips, clubs, and extracurricular activities

Insight Academy of Arizona │ Grades 7–12

Insight Academy of Arizona is a full-time, tuition-free, online public school for grades 7–12. While Insight accepts students of all ability levels, this school has special strengths in helping students who seek extra support. Insight offers:

  • Online learning exclusively at home or a combination of online and in-person learning at a variety of outreach centers
  • An Individualized Learning Plan to chart a course for each student's success
  • Support from Arizona-certified teachers
  • Credit recovery and remediation programs to get students back on track
  • A Family Support Team, Social and Emotional Learning program, and college and career and planning to give students the comprehensive support they need to flourish in school and beyond

Roles in Online Schools in Arizona

The following is a general overview of the roles involved in Arizona online schooling:

Elementary School │ Grades K–5

In the early years, young children need to explore, discover, and experiment. K12's K–5 curriculum taps into this natural inquisitiveness with courses that engage young minds and establish a solid foundation for future learning.

Student

  • Attends some, teacher-led online classes
  • Conducts much work offline, with hands-on materials such as workbooks

Learning Coach/Parent

  • Assists with lessons
  • Monitors student's comprehension and can modify his or her daily schedule
  • Logs student's attendance
  • Communicates with teacher 

Educators

  • One primary teacher manages student's instruction and progress
  • A counselor is available
  • Administrators support academic goals and quality 

Middle School │ Grades 6–8

Middle school students are starting to think and act on their own. K12's middle school curriculum in online public schools in Arizona reflect students' growing independence by challenging them with more sophisticated concepts and new levels of critical thinking. Each grade includes the four core subjects—language arts math, science and social studies—along with music, art, and world languages.

Student

  • Learns from a mix of online and hands-on materials
  • Attends regular teacher-led online classes 

Learning Coach/Parent

  • Assists with lessons
  • Monitors student's comprehension and can modify daily schedule
  • Logs student's attendance
  • Communicates with teacher 

Educators

  • One primary teacher manages student's instruction and progress
  • A counselor is available
  • Administrators support academic goals and quality 

High School │ Grades 9–12

K12-powered high school helps teens identify their goals and chart their own paths for the future. The curriculum offers multiple levels, including core, comprehensive, and honors as well as Advanced Placement®, credit recovery, and elective courses. Subject-matter teachers deliver instruction in live, online classes.

Student

  • Most learning takes place online
  • Greater number of teacher-led online classes
  • Logs student's attendance 

Learning Coach/Parent

  • Offers support based on student’s independence
  • Verifies student is on track and completing lessons
  • Attends teacher conferences

 

Educators

  • Instruction delivered by subject-specific teachers
  • A “homeroom” teacher monitors student's overall progress
  • A counselor assists with college and career planning
  • Administrators support academic goals and quality 

Learn More

See a Day in the Life of Online Students

Find an Online School

Attend an Info Event

Discover K12 Curriculum

K–8 Sample Lessons

High School Sample Lessons

 

*Phoenix Business Journal, August 30, 2016


Families do not pay tuition for a student to attend an online public school. Common household items and office supplies like printer ink and paper are not provided. Our enrollment consultant can help you address your technological and computer needs.