Students who are accepted to the Accelerated Learning Program are allowed to add 1 class to their current course load from the list of courses provided. This allows students to work ahead independently in a desired content area while receiving guided instruction from local faculty. The Accelerated Learning Program option is available for both full virtual and face-to-face students.
Students are strongly encouraged to speak with their Guidance Counselor or Principal before applying to the Accelerated Learning Program.
8th Grade Accelerated Learning Course:
High School Accelerated Learning Courses - Advanced Placement Courses:
AP Environmental Science
AP Modern World History
Application Criteria for Students
Students must be a resident of Natchitoches Parish and exhibit a Grade Point Average of 2.5 or greater.
The student should not have more than ten (10) days of unexcused absences in the school year prior to applying.
Students must provide proof of reliable internet service.
In addition to the standard application, students applying for the Accelerated Learning Program must provide a copy of their most recent LEAP scores and exhibit a Mastery or Advanced in the content area of the class they are wishing to add.
Additionally, students applying for the Accelerated Learning Program must provide a teacher recommendation from their current teacher of the same subject area as the class they are wishing to add.
After the Student Application is received in full, all students are required to participate in an interview with NVA staff.