Welcome to Virtual Vantage Academy
Southwest Michigan Online & On-Site Classes!
Virtual Vantage Academy is a non-profit, tuition-free, online public school option available for students throughout Southwest Michigan.
At Virtual Vantage Academy, we know that every student has unique talents, goals, and learning preferences. That’s why we combine state-of-the-art technology, a State of Michigan approved, award–winning curriculum and personalized attention from state-certified teachers to deliver an online and/or on-site learning program that is tailored to each student’s abilities, interests, and learning styles.
Take your classes online - at home - or on site, in our state-of-the-art classrooms and computer labs. And, you can also pick and choose, taking some classes online, and some in a traditional classroom setting. No one gives you more choices!
Virtual Vantage Academy students can learn at home - at a pace that’s right for you. Through our secure, easy-to-use education management system, students and parents can easily find everything they need to communicate with teachers, access daily lessons, complete their homework and more.
Another huge advantage to Virtual Vantage Academy students is you can participate in all our on-site extra-curricular activies at no cost! These include band, drama club, choir, art, video production, and many other school sponsored clubs and organizations.
And even more - all our Virtual Vantage Academy students can be dual enrolled, enabling you to take College classes that count towards your High School graduation requirements. These credits are transferable to the college of your choice upon graduduation. You can even graduate high school with your associates degree!
Choose Your Path to Success
Online Cyber Students
The Virtual Academy is a free “Online” High School allowing students to attend school “ANYTIME, ANY PLACE, AT ANY PACE”.
This a free program paid for by your tax dollars and generously provided and supported by Bangor Public Schools (a "school of choice"). Our Homeschool Partnership is available to homeschool families from Allegan, Berrien, Cass, Kalamazoo and Van Buren counties. Our program is based on the philosophy that homeshooling parents know best how to educate their children and that our role is one of support.
Early College Students
Our Early/Middle College Program is a collaborative project between Bangor Public Schools and Lake Michigan College. Our program combines the best elements of high school and college. It is a five year program, and each student receives both their high school diploma and a college degree!
Alternative and Adult Education Options
Our Alternative Education and Adult Education programs offers students the flexibility to succeed on their own terms. Students are able to graduate and receive their high school diploma despite the daily challenges they may face.
Our Typical Students
We don't have a typical student at Virtual Vantage Academy. Every student's needs and situations are different. We are proud to serve students including:
- Traditional Junior & Senior High School Students
- Homeschool Families
- Accellerated Learners
- Credit Recovery
- Homebound Students
- High School/College Dual Enrolled Students
- High School/Middle College Student
- Non-Traditional Students
- Alternative Learning Styles
- Students who struggle with a traditional school environment
- TAP students and students with children
- Students where a traditional on-campus school is not an option
What We Provide
The Virtual Vantage Cyber-Academy fits your lifestyle with online courses that are available 24 hours a day from anywhere you have internet access. Students continue to be exposed to curriculum and content presented by highly-qualified instructors and will complete all high school graduation requirements for the State of Michigan and participate in the MME (Michigan Merit Exam).
Our Virtual Vantage Cyber-Academy program allows our students to receive a regular high school diploma without the traditional “seat time” requirement (where a student must be physically present in a school building to earn credit).
Each student is partnered with a “Mentor Teacher” from Virtual Vantage Academy. Mentors are certified teachers available on campus and through e-mail communications. Our Mentors are there to help you progress through your courses successfully. This is the 21st century schooling model, finally available to Southwest Michigan students!
Contact Us Today To Begin Your Adventure!