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Welcome to Illinois Virtual Schools & Academy!

Illinois Virtual Schools and Academy is administered by the Lake County ROE 34 and is the only approved public provider in the ISBE Virtual Course Catalog.

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Virtual Solutions for EVERY Student that is Centered on Highest Quality Instruction

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Full-Time Academy

The Illinois Virtual Academy is a new approach to full-time virtual school. Students don’t simply log in to online courses. Instead, they are part of an active learning environment that provides daily, real-time support, live instruction, and rich applied learning options.

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Supplemental Courses

The Illinois Virtual Schools provides supplemental online course options to districts, schools and students. We offer over 200 different course options, including credit recovery, AP courses, core curriculum, electives, world languages, and more.

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Teacher Shortage Solutions

We provide solutions to address teacher shortages and staffing challenges. IVSA offers synchronous and asynchronous instruction options for full classes. We work with districts to ensure students have more choices for electives, world languages, higher level math and sciences and even core courses.

We believe every student deserves an opportunity to be understood, inspired, and successful – in a safe and nurturing environment.


Enrollments must be dropped on or before this date in the IVSA system for fees to be eliminated/refunded 



"Student-teacher relationships and quality, differentiated instruction are the core of the IVSA model."
"I really appreciate all the support you gave and your openness to communicate and work with us."
"I loved the format of the online course. Being able to work at ones own pace with a pacing recommendation was very freeing from the typical "black and white" deadline structure of typical schooling. It also motivated me to learn more by myself which I know will benefit me in the long run."
"WOW! Unexpected and wonderful. Thank you once again! You pulled out the student in him."
"I LOVE this class so much its not something they offered when I was in person at school but it is just so much fun! I love music and concerts so learning more about it has been so great! So far this class is perfect!"

IVSA is a program of the Lake County Regional Office of Education. We began as a statewide virtual program for Illinois in 2001 & have been administered in the past by Illinois State Board of Education, Illinois Mathematics & Science Academy and Peoria Regional Office of Education. We can’t wait to serve you!

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