CCSD Online program offers eligible students in grades 8-12 with a variety of rigorous courses for high school and college credit through a virtual environment. In addition to their regularly scheduled courses, students may enroll in online courses if it is a course of interest, their school does not offer the course, or they have scheduling conflicts.
- Virtual SC
- CCSD Virtual (Franchise)
- Distance Learning
CCSD Online Mission/Vision
The Charleston County School District Online Program provides students with alternative options for earning high school credits as set forth by the South Carolina Department of Education through a virtual curriculum.
Mission – “To provide a high-quality, technology-based education and support every child in achieving college, career, and citizenship readiness.”
Vision – “To ensure that every student succeeds academically by expanding and improving learning opportunities.”
CCSD Online Program Goals
- Expand courses and schools offerings
- Address teacher shortages and dropout recovery
- Provide engaging standards-aligned curriculum with interactive multimedia instruction
- Provide an NCAA-approved instructional program to ensure student-athletes are college-ready
CCSD Online Programs Descriptions
VirtualSC is a free state-sponsored online program serving students currently attending public, private and home schools in grades 6-12 and Adult Education Programs. VirtualSC offers initial credit and credit recovery courses and is managed by the South Carolina Department of Education Office of Virtual Education.
Edgenuity is Charleston County School District’s resource for high school students that need to take an initial credit course or recover a failed course and is managed by the school’s Edgenuity Coordinator. Edgenuity offers a blended learning curriculum that may be used to facilitate content recovery within each classroom as directed and guided by the classroom teacher.
Only CCSD approved Edgenuity courses may be taken by students for credit. These courses have been reviewed by district content experts and meet state course requirements, including course name and course code.
Distance Learning opportunities are provided on a very limited basis with a focus on access and equity issues. Initial target schools are Baptist Hill and St. John’s. Distance Learning course offerings may include high school or dual credit classes.
CCSD Virtual Franchise
The CCSD Franchise Program will expand our online course curriculum to address the unique challenges of our district using our own teachers. VirtualSC will provide the technology, curriculum, and training to support the implementation of the CCSD Virtual Franchise.