How It Works

Myths about Online Education

MYTH: Students who attend online schools lack socialization and social skills.

MYTH: Students spend all day staring at a computer.

FACT: While attendance, planning, and assessment are all recorded online, students are involved in activities offline as well, including using textbooks, art supplies, science materials, etc. As students move through the curriculum each year, more of their instruction is delivered online.

MYTH: Attending AZVA is a part-time job.

MYTH: Online schools don’t meet requirements for public schools.

FACT: AZVA is a public school that operates outside of a traditional classroom. As public school students, your children will be expected to spend a certain amount of time each day engaged in schoolwork and they are required to take standardized tests mandated by the state of Arizona.