Published: Jan 29, 2013 10:36 AM EST

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- Charlotte Virtual School will start accepting applications for the 2013/2014 school year on February 1 and will accept applications through July 8.

Charlotte Virtual School, a franchise of Florida Virtual School, serves middle and high school students and is open to Charlotte County students in 6th-12th grades. Students may enroll as part-time or full-time participants in this program. Public school, private school, and home education students are eligible to sign up for classes.

The program offers accredited high school diplomas. All Charlotte Virtual School teachers meet the State of Florida DOE state certification and requirements for highly qualified teachers. Charlotte Virtual also offers monthly open labs and field trips.

For more information and requirements visit the website here, or contact the Charlotte Virtual School manager, Tara Whisenant at (941) 255-7507 or Tara_whisenant@ccps.k12.fl.us.