Student Eligibility for 2017-2018 School Year

Student eligibility for the district virtual instruction program is only available to students residing in Miami-Dade County, Broward County, and Palm Beach who meet at least one of the following conditions as specified by §.1002.455, Florida Statutes and all of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools Magnet Application Eligibility Rules:

Target

Criteria

Verification

Kindergarten and first grade students

The student is eligible to enter kindergarten or first grade §.1002.455 (2)(e)

Kindergarten and first grade eligibility follow State and district guidelines for student grade level placement.

Second through fifth grade students

The student is eligible to enter grades 2 through 5 and is enrolled full-time in a school district virtual instruction program, virtual charter school, or the Florida Virtual School §.1002.455 (2)(f)

Second through fifth grade eligibility follow State and district guidelines for student grade level placement.

Sixth through twelfth grade students

The student entering into 6 through 12 has spent the prior school year in attendance at a State of Florida public school and was enrolled and reported by a public school district for funding during the preceding October and February Florida Education Finance Program (FEFP) surveys §.1002.455 (2)(a)

Previous public school attendance is verified through the Student Locator application in the Northwest Regional Database Center.  Report card or Integrated Student Information System (ISIS) information does not verify previous public school attendance.

Virtual students

The student entering into K through 12 was enrolled during the prior school year in a Florida school district virtual instruction program under this Florida Statue, a K-8 Virtual School Program under § 1002.415, Florida Statutes, virtual charter school, or a full-time Florida Virtual School program under § 1002.37 (8) (a); §.1002.455 (2)(c)

Students for this eligibility criterion are verified through the Student Locator application in the Northwest Regional Database Center.  Additionally, students will need to submit their records from the previous school.

Student of Military

The student is a dependent child of a member of the United States Armed Forces who was transferred within the last 12 months to the State of Florida from another state or from a foreign country pursuant to the parent’s permanent change of station orders §.1002.455 (2)(b)

Verification of a recent transferred member of the United States Armed Forces is confirmed by a copy of the transfer order showing change of station orders dated within 12 months of the intended enrollment date of the child.  The dependent status is verified through birth records or by copy of a court order.

Siblings of Miami Dade Online Academy

The student has a sibling who is currently enrolled in a school district virtual instruction program and that sibling was enrolled in such program at the end of the prior school year §.1002.455 (2)(d)

Sibling status is verified by submission of documents to show common address and parent(s). 

Magnet Criteria

Minimum cumulative GPA 2.0 Unweighted
Minimum of 2.7 in all Core Courses
FSA score of 2 or higher
Seniors must have passed required EOC            and FSA tests
Maximum of 5 absences per semester and no more than 10 per school year
Must not have any “D” or “F” grades in core classes

Report card or Integrated Student Information System (ISIS) information is checked.

 

Imagine Your Child...
Miami-Dade Online (MDO) Academy is a Miami-Dade County Public School offering students a comprehensive K-12 full-time virtual educational program providing, anytime, anywhere learning. This virtual and interactive learning environment is student-centered and academically individualized to build educational capacity. We service a diverse population of learners. This approach encourages students to be self-directed and take charge of their education. MDO Academy uses technology to maximize learning and ultimately empowers students to positively impact their world and become responsible citizens. divider What's Next
Enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year will open in March 6, 2017. Interested parents should review the Miami-Dade Online Academy’s Website for eligibility, parent commitment, and school policies. For additional questions, please contact the school at 305-995-2831.