• HomeReach
  • Frequently Asked Questions 

    Cabarrus Virtual Academy does not participate in interscholastic athletics.
    School attendance is not required.  However, students will be expected to access the courses regularly and maintain a satisfactory pace towards successful completion.  This will be monitored by school administration.  Additionally, students who are enrolled in courses that require a final exam, such as an AP exam, End of Grade exam(3-8), or End of Course exam (9-12), will need to take the final exam at The Cabarrus Virtual Academy (4511 Weddington Rd.) at the end of each semester for High School and at the end of the Year for Midlde and Elementary School. 
    Dual Enrollment
    Students must enroll as a student at the Cabarrus Virtual Academy and maintain enrollment and progress in two online courses per semester for High School, two yearlong core content courses for Elementary and Middle while maintaining enrollment in their home school.
    Extracurricular (band, clubs, etc.) 
    Students that attend the Cabarrus Virtual Academy have access to limited clubs throughout the year.  Band is not offered.
    Special Events (prom, homecoming, etc.) 
    Any senior that completes CCS graduation requirements and desires to graduate from the Cabarrus Virtual Academy will be allowed to participate in all graduation celebrations.
    Can middle school students take courses? 
    Yes. Starting in 2021, middle school students are welcome to enroll in course offerings at grade level and in advanced courses for High School credit.
    Can elementary school students take courses? 
    Yes. Starting in 2021, elementary students in grades 3-5 are welcome to enroll in course offerings
    What is the deadline for applications? 
    Preferred enrollment is at the beginning of the academic school year, but we will review enrollments in HomeReach throughout the school year. 
    What is the application process? 
    Interested families will complete an application identifying their child's current level of course work and courses they are interested in accessing online.
    Where is the Cabarrus Virtual Academy? 
    The Cabarrus Virtual Academy is located at 4511 Weddington Road Concord, NC 28027. Phone: 704 260-5995
    What is the Virtual Academy? 
    Students selected for the Virtual Academy will participate in blended coursework, mixing online courses with face-to-face synchronous sessions guided by certified K-12 teachers. The goal of the Academy is to provide flexibility, personalized learning, and enrichment for students. For more information about the Cabarrus Virtual Academy, visit our website here.
    What are the entrance requirements? 
    Home school students must demonstrate the necessary course prerequisites to ensure academic readiness to access advanced courses.  Furthermore, it is expected that interested families have systems in place to ensure student support and success in completing the course requirements.
    Can I graduate from Cabarrus County Schools? 
    Yes. Students have the choice to graduate from their home school program or Cabarrus County Schools.  Students choosing to graduate from Cabarrus County Schools must meet local and state graduation requirements.
    Do I need to have internet access? 
    Yes.  The curriculum used for HomeReach is fully online.
    Do I need to have my own device? 
    You may either use your own device or we will supply a CCS Chromebook to you.
    What is the curriculum? 
    HomeReach students will have a variety of curriculum choices ranging from core subjects to electives.  Please contact Beth Furr, HomeReach coordinator for offerings: carmen.furr@cabarrus.k12.nc.us
    - Students will be able to access curriculum through the following: 
    • Edgenuity (Grades 3-12)
    • Virtual Academy Teachers (Grades 3-12)
    • NCVPS (Grades 8-12)
    • Career and College Promise through RCCC (Grades 10-12)
    What kind of support is available? 
    It is expected that students entering this program have the necessary support in place to advance successfully through an online curriculum.  However, teachers at the Cabarrus Virtual Academy will be available by appointment to support students as needed.