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Virtual Academy

RDStethem EC

Robert D. Stethem Educational Center
7775 Marshall Corner Road
Pomfret, Maryland 20675
Phone:  (301) 932 -6612
Fax:   (301) 932 -6613

Offering Online High School Courses Using a Virtual Learning Approach

Located at the Robert D. Stethem Educational Center, the Virtual Academy is an online educational program for students who are independent learners and want to continue their education in a virtual environment.  Students interested in this program may include but are not limited to seniors needing four or fewer credits, students with school anxiety, students who require a flexible schedule to meet individual needs, students who prefer a nontraditional school setting, or a student apprehensive about in-person learning .

Application Information

Students currently in Grades 8-11 can apply. Interested students must complete the application by Friday, March 1, 2024 to be considered for next school year. Late applications will not be accepted.

Students enrolled in Virtual Academy must participate in the program for the entire school year. Students applying for Virtual Academy must have at least 25 or fewer unexcused absences to be considered or at least a 2.0 GPA; data will be from the 2023-2024 school year. Enrollment is not guaranteed.

Application window for the 2024-2025 school year
Jan. 8, 2024 - March 1, 2024

Please contact the coordinators Tiffany VanDyke at 301-932-6612 or Brooke Kohlhorst at 301-934-7391 with questions or for more information.