On July 13, 2021, the Oklahoma Virtual Charter School Funding Study report, commissioned by the Statewide Virtual Charter School Board and prepared by the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) and Afton Partners was released. Read the full report here.
Full-time virtual charter schools and supplemental online courses is an evolving field of education that has created new learning opportunities for Oklahoma students. Statewide, Oklahoma provides six school options through a full-time online learning format and opportunities to access supplemental online courses while enrolled in a traditional school setting.
Virtual Charter Schools
Oklahoma has six virtual charter schools authorized by the Statewide Virtual Charter School Board. These schools are full-time public education options delivering instruction through an online format.
Horizon: Digitally Enhanced Campus
Horizon is a state-of-the-art platform that expands curricular options for students, while keeping them integrated in on-campus life. Horizon helps school districts comply with Oklahoma Statute 70-1-111, which guarantees students access to supplemental online coursework, including Advanced Placement, STEM, and foreign language classes.
Additionally, the Horizon Consortium is a dynamic network of districts and education professionals that helps districts negotiate competitive rates for online courses, fill classroom vacancies, access high-quality professional development, and more.