- Last Updated: 24 November 2017 24 November 2017
Online education in MA
Online classes are an option if physically attending school is too difficult. There are two virtual public schools (K-12) in Massachusetts that are tuition free for state residents. The TEC Connections Academy Commonwealth Virtual School (TECCA) is an independent virtual school that uses the Connections Academy online educational software.
The Massachusetts Virtual Academy (MAVA) is run by the Greenfield, MA school district and uses the K12 online educational software.
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education website has a Frequently Asked Questions page for virtual schools.
Some school districts offer online classes at the high school level as an alternative to the traditional school program. Attending a private online school is also a possibility. These have tuition and materials costs and the student is considered to be homeschooled by their local school district.