Virtual Programs of St. Lucie Public Schools offers full-time enrollment options for students in grades K-12. Full-time virtual school students are registered as public school students and are required to take the FCAT/FSA, EOC and other district testing. A full time student can earn a standard St. Lucie Public Schools HS diploma.

In order to be accepted as a full-time student with the Virtual Programs of St. Lucie for the Fall 2020-2021 school year, students must meet the following criteria:

Grades K-5 criteria:

  1. Reside in St. Lucie or Martin County
  2. Children who are five years old on or before September 1, 2020 are eligible to start kindergarten in August 2020.
  3. To enter first grade, a child must be six years old on or before September 1 and must have successfully completed kindergarten (Florida Statute 1003.21).
  4. Have demonstrated success in the previous 2 years of school. Final report cards (If student is moving to 1st grade, then submit kindergarten final report card).
  5. State/District testing scores FCAT, FSA, FAIR, iReady, Other Assessments from the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school year. If student is entering Kindergarten, no test scores required.

Grades 6-12 criteria:

  1. Reside in St. Lucie or Martin County
  2. Have demonstrated success in the previous semester courses
  3. Have attained grade-level proficiency on at least one of the following standardized test in the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 school year:
    1. FCAT/FSA Sunshine State Standards
    2. All End of Course Exams (EOC) that student has already taken
    3. Stanford Achievement Test (50th percentile or higher on the reading section)
    4. Grade level proficiency on an official standardized test administered by another public school system

Students who meet the requirements listed above may submit the online preregistration full-time student application.

Students currently enrolled in an SLPS school: Parent or Guardian must submit the online application. Students’ academic history is already in the database for review. The most recent proof of address and immunizations updated will also be required for a complete application packet. Parents will be contacted if additional information is needed.

Students currently enrolled in a Non-SLPS school: Parent or Guardian must submit students’ academic records (transcripts or report cards), any and all standardized test scores for review. Please submit by fax to 772-429-3978 or email to Virtual.Programs@stlucieschools.org within a week of application submission date. However, you will be contacted if additional information is needed.

All students that currently have an Individual Educational Plan (IEP), Educational Plan (EP), 504 accommodations plan must submit copies of the current plan by fax to 772-429-3978 within a week of application submission date.

* Submitting an application does not guarantee enrollment to the Virtual Programs of St. Lucie.
Students must meet the criteria for full-time enrollment in order to be accepted.