Declaration of Intent/ Apply Now for 2021-22
ALL CURRENT BCVSS STUDENTS must complete the Declaration of Intent for the 2021-2022 school year. If you are planning to return to Baldwin County Virtual Secondary School for the 2021-2022 school year, you will continue onward with the application portion of the form. If you are not currently a Baldwin County Virtual Secondary School student and wish to apply for 2021-2022 enrollment, you must complete the Declaration of Intent/ Apply Now for 2021-22 at the link below.
Declaration of Intent/ Apply Now for 2021-22 to attend the Baldwin County Virtual Secondary School will only be accepted March 15-April 30. Students and families must apply to attend BCVSS. Applications will not be considered after April 30. Students may not apply to attend the school at the conclusion of the school year or during new/returning student registration. If you are interested or planning to attend Baldwin County Virtual Secondary School, you must apply prior to April 30.
To apply please click here to be forwarded to the application. ← This is your link for Declaration of Intent/Apply Now.
1. Do I need to fill anything out if my child will not be attending BCVSS next year?
Yes, everyone must complete the Declaration of Intent/ Application Document. It is a two-part document, you can either Apply for BCVSS for the 2021-22 School Year or declare your intent to either return to zoned school or to attend a school outside of our district. The deadline is April 30th, 2021.
2. If I do not have the email that was sent out last week to declare our intent, what do I do?
Click above to apply.
3. What should we expect looking ahead to next year ay BCVSS?
It is especially important that you understand that next year we plan to return our school back to a School of Choice, and students will need to meet certain criteria to attend. Once you apply, we will review applications and will reach out to parents as soon as possible. We will begin scheduling intake meetings for our students and parents after spring break in April.
4. Criteria for attending Baldwin County Virtual Secondary School.
-On track for graduation (on grade level scores on ALSDE assessment for rising 7th, 8th, and 9th graders)
-2.5 GPA in the previous academic year (academic year defined as the 2 most recent semesters that have been completed)
-No more than 9 unexcused absences (considerations made for COVID)
-No more than 1 suspension or no more than 1 internet-related infraction in the previous academic year
5. What do we need to consider when determining if virtual school is for us?
Baldwin County Virtual Secondary School is rigorous and requires students to be self-paced and driven to get their work accomplished. Successful virtual students are motivated, self-disciplined and communicate effectively through digital means. We use a strong academic curriculum developed and taught by Alabama state certified teachers, offering flexibility for students to complete their Alabama High School Diploma requirements at their own pace on their own schedule.
6. What changes will take place for the students enrolled in BCVSS?
The BCVSS teachers are excited to be able to return to offering our clubs and activities as well as fieldtrips next year. We have a large array of activities planned. Teachers will be available on all five of our campuses for tutoring, small group labs, and scheduled events.
7. What activities and classes can students utilize at the base schools?
Students will be able to participate in their zoned school’s band, athletics, and JROTC programs. They may also apply to attend North Baldwin Center of Technology, South Baldwin Center of Technology, and The Fairhope Aviation Center.