Virtual Academy

Brandywine Virtual Academy

BVA Summer 2017
Summer Study Summertime is the perfect opportunity for students to earn make-up credit(s), explore electives that can't fit in their schedule or aren't available at their home school or even try an honors or Advanced Placement (AP) course! With Brandywine Virtual Academy, opportunities exist to satisfy every need.

All summer school courses are taken online and supported daily by locally staffed teachers. Each session will begin with a mandatory online orientation module in which students will learn how to use the tools needed to take courses online. After that, students can work at their own pace, as long as they finish their course work by the close of the class. This style of learning offers the maximum amount of flexibility, while providing a rich course experience that ensures concepts have been mastered.
Courses subject to change based on enrollment or vendor availability. Course credits may be eligible for acceptance by students' home school districts. It is the responsibility of the student to inquire with district.
NOTE: Session dates outlined within this video are based on 2016 dates; please see session information below for 2017.
NOTE: Session dates outlined within this video are based on 2016 dates; please see session information below for 2017.
SUMMER 2017 REGISTRATION IN NOW OPEN! Click here to register!
Registration deadline is Friday, June 16 at 4:00 p.m.
BVA Summer Sessions

       Jump Start  APRIL 17 - JULY 27*
This 15-week session offers the earliest chance to begin studying. Consider taking a course you can’t fit into your schedule next year or try an honors version! Download the course catalog above to browse course titles offered for this session.
True Summer  MAY 30 - JULY 27*
Accomplish a summer class in a condensed, nine-week time frame. Multiple honors and Advanced Placement (AP) courses are offered. Download the course catalog above to browse course titles offered for this session.
Credit Recovery  MAY 30 - JULY 27*
Did a class not work out so well this past year? A nine-week Credit Recovery version could keep you on track for next year. Test out of sections you have already mastered! Download the course catalog above to browse course titles offered for this session.
*Note: All sessions begin at 9:00 a.m. on the first day of the session.
I don't see a course I need or want on the list above. Do you offer more courses?
We're always expanding our offerings to meet student need and demand. Contact us to ask about a course you need; additional fees may apply.
Are there any course materials required?
Some courses (very few) include materials or textbooks, which will be mailed to the student's home at no additional cost. Please contact us if you have concerns about receiving these materials.
Is there an add/drop period?
Yes, you have 10 days to decide if a course is working for you. For all three sessions (Jump Start, True Summer, and Credit Recovery), the drop period ends 10 calendar days after the start of the course. If you drop the course within this 10 day window, we will refund you the cost of the course. (The registration fee is non-refundable.)
Which session is right for me?
Credit Recovery is only for students who have failed a course and want to try it again. If that's not you, then you're looking at the Jump Start session or True Summer. Decide between those two based on when you'd like to start - waiting until your regular school year ends in June, or getting the earliest start possible. Of course, your budget will also impact which session you wish to purchase. Remember, for all sessions, you can work at your own pace as long as you're finished by July 27.
How do I track my child's progress?
Upon registration, you (or the person whose e-mail address is entered in the "Guardian 1 Email" field) are automatically sent credentials to our Genius SIS system. Once you log in to Genius, you are able to see the number of assignments your child has completed, the total number of assignments in the course, the overall grade average your child has earned in the course, and the number of minutes your child has spent in the course per day. You also have access to an "academic coach" or TA (teaching support assistant) who can help you understand where your child is and where he or she needs to be at any one point in the session. We encourage you to watch our Parent Guide to Genius video soon after you have received our formal welcome letter.
For more information contact the BVA team at or 484-237-5350.