About the Apex Curriculum

International VLA (IVLA) has partnered with Apex to bring even greater options to their homeschool families and students all over the world. It is our goal to help every student be an active participant in his or her learning, and prepare them for success in college and career.

Founded in 1997, Apex has provided virtual learning solutions to thousands of United States schools and high school students. IVLA’s Apex program offers standards-based digital curriculum in math, science, English, social studies, world languages, and Advanced Placement (AP®) and is widely used for original credit, credit recovery, remediation, intervention, acceleration, and exam preparation.

Rigorous, standards-based courses, used for original credit and credit recovery, provide a complete course of study to meet high school requirements.

As an example… Apex Learning has served 435,000 students with 1.5 million enrollments. International VLA students from across the country and internationally have also been successfully using Apex Learning digital curriculum to meet their needs-from building foundational skills to creating opportunities for advanced coursework.

Check it out for yourself and see why so many are thrilled that International VLA has brought you only the very BEST in online learning!

What are AP® courses and how do I take the AP® exam?

Students wishing to enroll in honors courses with IVLA must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or a letter of recommendation from an instructor or counselor.

Students wishing to enroll in AP® courses must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and meet all course prerequisites. Please contact an enrollment specialist for more information.

AP® courses are college-level courses that are available to IVLA’s eligible high school students. Students benefit from taking AP® courses in a number of ways. Taking AP® courses can increase student GPA because AP® courses are weighted higher on transcripts. Taking AP® courses also demonstrates to college admissions counselors that a student has college-level academic skills. Students also have the opportunity to receive college credit (without paying for it) before entering college.

Once a student completes an AP® course they are eligible to take the AP® exam. The AP® exams are administered by the College Board each May. Students must score between a 3 and a 5 to qualify for college credit(This is at the discretion of the college or university). Visit collegeboard.com for more information about AP® courses and college credit.

*Students must register separately for the AP® Exams. See below for deadlines.

**Visit http://collegesearch.collegeboard.com/apcreditpolicy/index.jsp for more information on the acceptability of Advanced Placement Credits at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

**Visit http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/reg.html to learn how to contact the AP® Services Department or your local AP® Coordinator.

Some Honors courses require outside materials. For a list of these items and where to purchase them Click Here.

*AP® is a registered trademark of the College Board.

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