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FRIDLEY ONLINE ACADEMY

Rigor, flexibility, opportunity, and access

enrolling for 2022-23 school year

Fridley Online Academy (FOA) is a full-time online option for Fridley students, grades 7-12. We use both the Edgenuity platform as well as Google Classroom to deliver the curriculum. Licensed Fridley teachers serve as both content specialists and mentor teachers. The model is asynchronous for 4 days of the week, allowing students to set their own schedules. One day per week, students need to be available for scheduled Google Meets with their teachers. Students can expect to work on their classes 4-5 hours per day; attendance is taken daily based on students’ work time. Students who receive special education services will want to consult with their case manager for more information. 

For high school students, we offer all of the required courses for graduation; graduating seniors receive a Fridley High School diploma. Our course offerings are more limited than in-person courses; please note that we cannot offer IB Diploma courses via our Online Academy. 

Fridley Schools provides each student with a Chromebook; you must have internet access that will support online meetings and streaming videos.

Enrollment in FOA for the 2022-23 school year is in alignment with Fridley High School’s in-person course registration due date of Monday, February 7th. Please note that enrolling in FOA includes a commitment for the entire school year. Due to staffing requirements and course structures, students will not be able to switch between the Online Academy and in-person learning during the school year.

If you are interested in enrolling in FOA, click to complete the Online Interest Form.  If you have questions, please contact the Fridley Online Academy Lead, Chandra Hanke, at hanke@isd14.org.

To enroll your student in the Fridley Online Academy for the 2022-23 school year, please fill out this form by February 7. After this date, we will review the enrollment data and make program decisions. We will then contact you with final confirmation by the end of the school year.

 


Fridley Online Academy is a state approved online school option for students who want a rigorous school experience with the flexibility of learning from home. The benefits of Fridley Online Academy include:

INDIVIDUALIZED LEARNING
  • Highly individualized online learning program to fit the unique learning needs of each student

  • Easily accessible learning model that allows students to learn at their own pace

  • All courses offered are aligned with Minnesota Academic Standards

  • We offer the second languages of Spanish or Chinese

  • Many electives to choose from and opportunities for students to access
    specialized courses offered in-person (Choir, Band, Woodworking, EMT/EMR)
     

INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT AND MENTORING
  • Every student has a mentor teacher who supports the individual learning needs of the student

  • Licensed Fridley teachers serve as both content specialists and mentor teachers

  • Support provided for students who participate in special education, English Learners
    and students who have 504 plans

  • Learning device provided to each student, and technical support is also available
     

FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE
  • Flexible schedule that meets the individual needs of each student

  • Ability to Google Meet with teachers regularly

  • Access to content specialists
     

ACCESS TO SCHOOL-BASED ACTIVITIES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
  • Opportunity to participate in co-curricular activities and athletics in-person

  • Staff builds high level supportive relationships with students that help them grow and thrive

  • Support services are available to students as needed

 

Please contact:
Chandra Hanke
FHS Online Academy Lead
763-502-5609
chandra.hanke@fridley.k12.mn.us