Frequently Asked General Questions

  • What is a virtual school?

  • Who is eligible to enroll in EI Academy?

  • What technology is required to participate?

  • What school supplies do I need to buy for my child?

  • What are the benefits to students?

  • How can my virtual student seek help?

  • Is EI Academy accredited?

  • Do students participate in state testing?

  • Can virtual school students participate in KSHSAA-sanctioned sports besides eSports?

K-8 Student Questions

  • What is the role of the parent and teacher?

  • What kind of interaction would my student have with other students?

  • What kind of interaction would my student have with a teacher?

  • Is there a set time for my child to have one-on-one time with the teacher, or for parents to interact with the teacher?

  • How much time should I as the parent plan to spend preparing and/or supporting my student’s work each day?

  • How is the learning plan tailored to each child?

  • What supplies are needed?

  • Are there recorded lessons that my student will watch on their own and then complete an assignment?

  • Are there extra-curricular activities such as band, orchestra or clubs?

  • What courses are available for K-8 students?

  • What online curriculum do you use?

  • How much time should my child plan to spend on her schoolwork each day and what percent of it is computer-based versus paper-based?

  • Is there a recommended daily schedule or is that up to each family to develop?

High School Questions

  • What are the roles of the parent and teacher for an EIA high school student?

  • What online curriculum do you use?

  • What does a high school schedule look like?

  • Can my student work at their own pace?

  • How much time should my child plan to spend on schoolwork each day?

  • What kind of interaction would my student have with other students?