School Overview

  • AACPS Virtual Academy

    The AACPS Virtual Academy (VA) is a virtual-only learning solution for students entering grades 3–12.  AACPS Virtual Academy students receive real-time, synchronous, instruction 4.5–6.0 hours per day from certified AACPS educators and participate in AACPS curriculum and assessments as well as all in-person mandatory Maryland State assessments. Additionally, students have time during the school day for small-group academic coaching and co-curricular clubs. Interested students who reside in Anne Arundel County must complete an annual application to be considered for registration based upon seat availability; and if accepted, they must commit to a full year of enrollment in the Virtual Academy.

    Virtual Academy Overview



    2022-2023 School Year Applications

    • The AACPS Virtual Academy student application window for the current 2022-2023 school year is closed.


    2023-2024 School Year Applications

    • The application window for the next school year (2023-24) was open from 10/10/22 through 11/21/22
    • Late applications can now be completed on the AACPS online magnet application portal: click here.
      • Acceptance/seat information for 2023-2024 is currently being communicated via email.  Acceptance responses should be submitted within the magnet portal according to the instructions within the email communication. 
    • All applications are reviewed for academic and residency eligibility. \ The Virtual Academy is a Program of Choice and not a magnet, but the Virtual Academy does follow the magnet application timeline and processes outlined by the district.







    Principal: Lindsay Drager

    Assistant Principal: Shanay Wheeler

    Academic Dean: Anna Lupo

    Manager Virtual Learning and Home Instruction: Dr. Corrine Perrella


    Virtual Academy Office Address:
    241 Peninsula Farm Rd
    Arnold, MD 21012  

    Office Phone: 410-544-1082

    Virtual Academy Technical Support: 410-222-5135, press option #2

    Fax line: 410-544-1085


    Who do I contact for more information?

    • General information about the Virtual Academy
      • Virtual Academy Office: 410-544-1082
    • Questions or concerns regarding Virtual Academy enrollment