Virtual Learning Options Eligibility Criteria

Meeting Eligibility Requirements

  • Ages 5-12 with a documented medical condition that prevents him/her from attending in-person school AND who is not eligible to be serviced through another state approved special program.

  • A student, in the age range of 5 to 12 years old, living in the same home as a family member with a documented underlying medical condition who is at a higher risk of developing severe outcomes resulting from COVID-19.   

  • At least 90% or better attendance for the 2020-2021 school year.

  • At least 70% or better final grades in reading, language arts, math, social studies, and science for the 2020-2021 school year.  

  • Evidence that the student was actively engaged in learning on a daily basis, and effectively managed their learning time completing assignments and consistently following the online schedule for the 2020-2021 school year. 

Maintaining Eligibility Requirements

  • Maintain a minimum 90% attendance rate at all times.

  • Meet all teacher expectations for both synchronous and asynchronous participation.  

  • Maintain at least 70% or better in reading, language arts, math, social studies, and science for the 2021-2022 school year.  Students falling below 70% in any area must demonstrate continued attempts to achieve 70%.


  • Should a student not meet eligibility criteria (such as attendance, participation, grades, and behavior) campus principals may make eligibility determinations on a case by case basis.

  • Students approved for the virtual learning option will not be eligible to participate in extra- and co-curricular activities (UIL and school-sponsored events, including but not limited to band, theatre, choir, mariachi, athletics, fine arts, dance, cheer, STEM, chess, and after-school programs).

  • Students not maintaining eligibility requirements may be removed from the virtual learning option and placed in on-campus learning by the principal at grading period.