Who We Are

Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy, an online public school authorized by Manistee Area Public Schools, will use the K12 curriculum to offer Michigan students in grades K–12 an exceptional learning experience. With individualized learning approaches, Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy and K12 will provide the tools kids need to succeed—in school and beyond.

Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy is the newest high-quality statewide online education program in Michigan. The key to our online school is the combination of deeply individualized learning and flexible scheduling, delivered through:

  • The exceptional, individualized K12 curriculum, which covers the core subject areas and electives. Based on decades of education research, this mastery-based curriculum packages high-quality lessons with frequent assessments that ensure students are absorbing the material and concepts. Find out more about K12.
  • Our experienced, highly qualified Michigan-certified teachers, who are connected to you and your student both online and by phone.
  • Online planning and assessment tools and resources, and hands-on materials ranging from textbooks to telescopes, from rocks and dirt to beautifully illustrated classic children's stories, and much more.
  • Our active, supportive school community, which will organize fun and informative monthly activities where Michigan parents, students, and staff can socialize and share their experiences.
  • A high-quality, tuition-free public education that enables a focused, customized learning experience for each student.