Apex Learning Virtual School Enrollments Up 50 Percent in the 2012-2013 School Year

May 28, 2014

SEATTLE, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Apex Learning Virtual School, an online virtual school that partners with districts to provide their students with increased access to high quality educational opportunities, more than doubled the national growth rate with enrollments up 50 percent for the 2012-2013 academic year.

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Apex Learning Virtual School students are not only enrolling, they are also succeeding with the digital curriculum. Ninety percent of Apex Learning students successfully completed their courses and 85 percent achieved a passing grade. Students who took Apex Learning Advanced Placement courses scored higher on AP Exams than the national average.

“Districts choose Apex Learning Virtual School because of the unique combination of comprehensive curriculum, expert teachers and an engaging learning experience that generates exceptional student outcomes,” said Katherine Bach, chief academic officer for Apex Learning.

The Apex Learning Virtual School courses are accredited, NCAA approved and authorized by the College Board. Apex Learning highly-qualified, subject-certified teachers adhere to National Standards for Quality Online Teaching, and instruction includes comprehensive program monitoring and teacher evaluation.

“We believe one of the reasons we are seeing such exponential growth is the need districts have to retain, regain and attract students,” said Bach. “Apex Learning Virtual School is enabling districts to provide increased access to quality, academic opportunities.”

For more information about Apex Learning Virtual School, please contact 1.855.550.2547 or visit: http://www.apexlearningvs.com/.

About Apex Learning
Nearly two decades ago Apex Learning emerged as a leader in digital learning for secondary education, developing online Advanced Placement courses to provide students who would otherwise not have access the opportunity to take rigorous, college-level courses. Recognizing the challenges schools face in meeting the needs of every student — from those struggling to stay on track for graduation to those capable of accelerating their learning — the company continues to develop innovative, digital learning solutions to support teachers and provide every student with the opportunity to excel beyond his or her expectations.

Today Apex Learning offers a comprehensive catalog of rigorous, standards-based online courses that meet high school graduation requirements. Apex Learning Comprehensive Courses are used by schools nationwide for both initial credit and credit recovery. The company’s latest digital learning solution –Tutorials — are a key component of effective blended learning, providing classroom teachers with the critical resources they need to meet the needs of all students including preparation for high stakes assessments, targeted intervention and just-in-time remediation and enhanced instruction for all students.

Apex Learning, headquartered in Seattle, is accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission and its courses are approved for National Collegiate Athletic Association eligibility. For more information, visit www.apexlearning.com or call 1.800.453.1454.

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