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Welcome to MNVA!

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You know that your kids have something special inside them. We know it, too. Minnesota Virtual Academy (MNVA) and K¹² ignite the minds of children like yours to bring learning and innate possibility alive. Together, we are helping Minnesota students in grades K–12 reach their true, personal potential.

Minnesota Virtual Academy gives Minnesota kids in grades K-12 the chance to learn in the ways that are right for them through:

  • The award-winning K¹² curriculum
  • Full-time, tuition-free online public school option
  • Support from Minnesota-licensed teachers
  • Students may earn college credit while in high school
  • Compelling, high-interest courses that introduce a variety of possible careers
  • An active, supportive school community
  • A range of extracurricular activities
  • A robust Advanced Learner Program
  • Foreign languages available in grades 3-12
  • More than 130 high school courses including AP and electives
  • Students graduate with a high school diploma that meets all state requirements.

MNVA is one of the first statewide online programs in Minnesota, with more than 100,000 courses delivered since its inception, and a Minnesota Department of Education approved provider of online education. Leading educational innovation in Minnesota, Houston Public Schools and K¹² have been making online learning possible since 2002.

MNVA in the News

Recent grad Gary Riege is a science and math whiz, and is committed to bringing awareness to fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD).

Recent grad Jessie Aney completed her high school course requirements in just three years, enabling her to focus on her unique abilities.

New Report Highlights Achievement Gains at Minnesota Virtual Academy

Tina Barness, MNVA Counselor for grades K-8, was recently named Minnesota Elementary School Counselor of the Year by the MSCA.

Caroline Johnson's health issues made it difficult for her to attend a traditional high school.

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