Eligibility Requirements

Florida Statute 1002.45 requires that each Florida school district offer a Virtual Instruction Program (VIP) for its students.

Florida Statue 1002.455 outlines student eligibility for K-12 virtual instruction:

All students, including home education and private school students, are eligible to participate in any of the following virtual instruction options:

  • School district operated part-time or full-time kindergarten through grade 12 virtual instruction programs under s. 1002.45(1)(b).
  • Full-time virtual charter school instruction authorized under s. 1002.33 to students within the school district or to students in other school districts throughout the state pursuant to s. 1002.31.
  • Virtual courses offered in the course code directory to students within the school district or to students in other school districts throughout the state pursuant to s. 1003.498.
  • Florida Virtual School instructional services authorized under s. 1002.37.

The virtual instruction options for which this eligibility section applies include:

  • School district operated part-time or full-time kindergarten through grade 12 virtual instruction programs under s. 1002.45(1)(b) for students enrolled in the school district.
  • Full-time virtual charter school instruction authorized under s. 1002.33.
  • Virtual courses offered in the course code directory to students within the school district or to students in other school districts throughout the state pursuant to s. 1003.498.

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