For over a decade, K¹² has had a powerful impact on our students' academic and personal success—but don't take our word for it. Through the latest case studies, surveys, and research, you can see the results for yourself.
You'll discover how K¹² students perform strongly in math and literacy. How satisfied parents and students are with our curriculum and our partner schools. And how active students are in their extracurricular activities, friendships, and family lives while learning with K¹².
Annual K¹² Academic Report
Our 2013 K¹² Academic Report shows the progress K¹² is making toward realizing the promise of technology-enabled individualized learning. The report provides a clear-eyed view of K¹²'s academic growth amidst numerous industry challenges, and highlights our continued efforts to improve the K¹² program and student outcomes through innovation, investment, and partnerships.
Yearly Academic Growth
K¹²-Managed Public Schools Year-Over-Year Scantron Gains in Reading and Math Compared to the National Norm Group
School Years 2009–2010, 2010–2011, and 2011–2012
Parent Satisfaction Ratings
of K¹² parents say their student has benefitted academically from attending their K¹² school 4
of K¹² parents say their student has benefitted academically from the K¹² curriculum 3
Student Satisfaction Ratings
of K¹² high school students say they have benefitted academically from attending their K¹² school 6
of K¹² high school students say they have benefitted academically from the K¹² curriculum 5
Debunking the Social Myth
of K¹² elementary virtual school students rate their ability to make friends as being better or unchanged since becoming a K¹² student 8
of K¹² high school students participate in activities outside of the home 7
Popular K¹² high school student activities include: 9
1 Scantron Performance Series was administered to K¹² students in grades 3–10 in fall 2010 and spring 2011. The performance of the Scantron norm group, composed of thousands of students who took the same test and who represent the national demographics in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and other student characteristics, is provided for comparison purposes.
2 2012 study conducted at the University of Arkansas compared the performance of ARVA students on the Arkansas Benchmark Exams over two school years (2009–2010 and 2010–2011) with students from the traditional school system. Each ARVA student was matched with two students from the same home district with similar ethnicities, socioeconomic status, and 2008–2009 Benchmark scores.
3,4 K–8 and High School Parent Satisfaction surveys for K¹² Virtual Academies, spring 2012
5,6 High School Student Satisfaction survey for K¹² Virtual Academies, spring 2012
7,9 K¹² 2011 National Programs survey, grades 6–12
8 IESD: Evaluation of the Social Skills of Full-Time, Online Public School Students in grades 2,4,6, May 2009