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Greenville County Virtual Schools Report Card

The GCS virtual school program consists of academic courses that students take online via the internet to earn credits toward a South Carolina high school diploma. All classes are taught by experienced teachers who are certified in their respective subject areas. Classes are not self-paced. It is a program of Greenville County Schools and does not award high school diplomas.

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Mission Statement

As part of our mission, The School District of Greenville County strives to provide educational experiences that prepare students for lifelong learning and for ethical, productive participation in a democratic society and the global community. One way we can achieve this mission is by providing online learning opportunities as encouraged by the National Technology Plan (2004). Providing students with access to e-learning will allow them to advance their education and participate in an instructional medium that is prevalent in today's post-secondary institutions and workforce training opportunities.

Greenville County Virtual Schools

Guidance Counselor Or Academic TutoringNo
Social Or Emotional CounselingNo
Special ClassificationNONE
Geographic RestrictionsYes, there are geographical restrictions
Geographic DetailsStudents not currently attending a school in the Greenville County School District must pay a tuition fee of $115.00 per class.
International Students AcceptedNo
Enrollment Tests Or RequirementsAny student enrolled in high school that has the permission of the school guidance counselor and principal can participate in the GCS Virtual Program. Some course are approved for middle schoolers in the 7th or 8th grade. Home-schooled students and students enrolled in private schools are eligible if they are legal residents of Greenville County. An online application must be submitted by the guidance counselor.
Campus LocationsN/A
Social OpportunitiesN/A
Religious AffiliationNONE
AccreditedYes
University AffiliatedNo
Part Time AvailableN/A
Graduation RateDoes the virtual school program award high school diplomas? No. GCVSP is a program of Greenville County Schools that offers online courses for credit that is transferred to the students? physical (home) school upon completion of the class.
Computer LabN/A
Second Language CourseworkN/A
Necessary Education MaterialsHardware and Software Requirements - Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7 / Macintosh OS X or greater, 64MB RAM minimum, 1GB preferred, Color monitor (16 bit, 800x600 resolution minimum, 1024x768 preferred), 8x or faster CD-ROM drive, Internet connection from an Internet Service Provider, i.e. Charter, AT&T (DSL), etc. (dial-up connection minimum but not recommended), Sound card and speakers for audio, Hard drive with 1GB minimum space available.
Hybrid LearningNo
Class ScheduleBoth Live and On-Demand
Student Success StoriesN/A
Free TuitionYes
Free Tuition RestrictionsAny student enrolled in high school that has the permission of the school guidance counselor and principal can participate in the GCS Virtual Program. Some course are approved for middle schoolers in the 7th or 8th grade. Home-schooled students and students enrolled in private schools are eligible if they are legal residents of Greenville County.
ScholarshipsN/A
LoansN/A
Payment PlansN/A
DiscountsN/A
Other Financial AssistanceN/A
At-A-Glance
Level:7 - 12 Location:Greenville, SC Free Tuition:Yes Schedule:Both Live and On-Demand Status:Public
Greenville County Virtual Schools
100 Blassingame Road
Greenville, SC 29605

(864) 355-3000
gcsvirtual.com