Kindergarten and Young 5s
Curriculum That Shapes a Lifetime of Learning
Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy (MGLVA) makes learning fun with award-winning kindergarten and Young 5s curriculum that introduces students to core subjects through engaging, interactive lessons.
Our curriculum is rooted in the principles of how children learn, while the online school platform harnesses the power of 21st-century technology to make learning come alive. All courses are designed to help spark your child's joy of learning—a joy that's sure to grow with each academic year.
What are the differences between kindergarten and young 5s?
This chart shows the differences you can expect between these two similar programs so you can determine which is the right fit for your child.
How do I know if my student is ready for kindergarten?
Knowing when your child is ready for kindergarten involves weighing social skills and what they've already learned. To help gauge your child's academic readiness, take a look at the following list. Can your student perform most of these skills?
If you responded no to five or more, young 5s may be the right option for your student.
Can your child:
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*The K12 course descriptions are a complete list of the courses that K12 provides. While MGLVA offers a comprehensive selection of courses, not every K12 course is available to MGLVA students. Information on specific courses is provided upon enrollment. For details, please ask your Personal Admissions Liaison (PAL) during the enrollment process.