VirtualSC Mission & Core Values

VirtualSC strives to provide South Carolina students with a high quality online educational option while keeping students at the center of every decision made.  

MISSION: To provide South Carolina students with flexible and rigorous online learning opportunities that will help them acquire the knowledge, skills and characteristics necessary for college and career readiness.


  1. The student should be at the center of each decision.
  2. Integrity, honesty and respect are paramount in all aspect of VirtualSC's operations.
  3. Courses must be engaging and interactive with rigorous standards-based content to meet the diverse educational needs of the students.
  4. Students, parents, and sponsors should be active partners in the process.
  5. All students, parents, teachers and sponsors are accountable for their role in the educational process.
  6. Continuous examination is vital to program improvement.


  1. Focus on the individual success of each student and tailor courses/instruction to students’ educational needs.
  2. Provide students with access to Advanced Placement™ and specialized courses, which may not be offered at their traditional brick and mortar school in order to promote educational equality.
  3. Provide an alternative to students who may not be able to complete their high school education without access to flexible options, i.e. students with children, students with mitigating work schedules/circumstances, students with disabilities or medical issues, etc.
  4. Provide credit recovery courses for students.
  5. Provide students with a 21st century education to make them competitive in the workforce after their high school graduation or in their pursuit of a degree from a higher education institution.