The new GCCS virtual school that offers a completely online, full-time, year-long comprehensive educational program, to any 6-12 GCCS student.
Students who may benefit from the Horizons Virtual Academy include those who:
Are homebound or hospital bound.
Need flexibility in their daily schedule to accommodate work, parenting, sports, dual credit learning, or other responsibilities.
Seek a more personalized approach to learning.
Wish to develop their 21st-century skills to increase college and career readiness.
Online School is Full-time, REAL School that includes:
Real grade-level learning outcomes.
Real district aligned academic workload.
Real district aligned assessments.
Chromebooks for all students.
Comprehensive standards-based curriculum through Edgenuity.
A Level 3-B New Mexico Certified Administrator with an M.Ed in Educational Technology Leadership.
Individualized small group assistance when needed.
Student Applicant/Parents fill out the online application below.
Selection committee consisting of GCCS/Community Stakeholders will go over all applications and discuss student applications.
Selection committee will determine from the student applicants, which students will be enrolled in the virtual academy for the school year 2021-22.
Each student applicant will be informed either by phone or email of the selection committee's decision.
The selection committee will make their determination giving students and parents time to plan and get ready for the new school year.
Student must be a GCCS enrolled student, from any campus.
Student Grades - Students grades will be discussed on a case by case basis to determine eligibility.
Attendance - Student's attendance records must not reflect excessive absences/tardies.
Access to Internet - Student must have reasonable access to internet service at their home or place where learning will take place.