SY 24-25 Student Re-registration Window Opens on April 10

The Student Re-registration window opens on April 10, 2024. Parents should complete a re-registration for each currently enrolled student as soon as possible. During re-registration, parents must indicate whether their student will be withdrawing or returning for the upcoming school year.

Frequently Asked Questions


    We have two options for students residing in the U.S. to attend the DVHS. 

    1. Students residing on installations where DoDEA operates a high school (Fort Campbell, Fort Knox, Camp Lejeune, Puerto Rico and Quantico) may request enrollment in DVHS to supplement their program. Such requests should go start with the local DoDEA school counselor.
    2. Students eligible for the Expanded Eligibility Pilot Program may take up to two credits per year with the DVHS. Registration form is available on the Expanded Eligibility Pilot Program page on the DVHS website. 

    Some of the advantages of DVHS include

    • increasing education options for eligible military-connected students
    • enhancing curriculum by providing additional resources to fill gaps, addressing needs for advanced academic coursework such as AP courses
    • providing flexibility in scheduling.

    Students must enroll in their local DoDEA school before enrolling in the DVHS.  The DVHS does not have the authority to directly enroll students. Further, the DVHS can only offer full-time* enrollment for students who are eligible for the Non-DoD Student Program

    Please see our Eligibility page for more information.

    *The full-time virtual option for DoDEA students offered during SY20-21, SY21-22, and SY22-23 was an emergency response to the global pandemic and was authorized for only a limited time. In SY23-24, the DVHS returned to its previous status as a supplemental program.

    All DVHS courses have a weekly Assignment Schedule that students must follow to ensure course completion by the end of the term. DVHS does allow some flexibility, but to ensure success, students should have a designated time in which to complete coursework. Students may also be able to complete assignments each week wherever and whenever they have Internet access, but ongoing and routine participation is crucial. While some learning takes place at any time the student chooses (reading, research, etc.) some of the requirements include participating in live, online discussions via web conferencing in addition to video and/or audio chats.

    DVHS students are encouraged to establish a strong rapport with their online teacher(s) to help address course questions or challenges. Each DVHS student has a variety of ways in which to contact his/her course instructor when questions arise about course content or if one-on-one assistance is needed. Listed within each course is the teacher’s email address and office phone number. Instant messaging (IM) and web-conferencing tools are also used to support student-student and student-teacher real-time interaction.

    In many DoDEA schools, every student is assigned to a local facilitator who provides routine monitoring and helps address on-site issues or contacts technical support technicians regarding access issues. The local facilitator’s role is critical for helping students develop time-management skills, ensure successful completion, and address academic integrity issues.

    Students participating through the NDSP program will work with a facilitator assigned to them at the time of admission.

    For technical support, DVHS students may submit a DVHS Help Desk ticket using the link provided in each DVHS course and on the DVHS website home page. We have Educational Technologists responding to requests almost 24 hours a day, Monday through Friday (except holidays).

    The DVHS is open to all students who meet DoDEA eligibility requirements. Special education staff works collaboratively with online instructors and share the responsibility for assisting students with identified disabilities to be successful in the online environment. All students can learn when instruction is geared to their strengths and are given sufficient opportunity to learn.

    Virtual school classes are supplemental to the local school course offerings and are available for students if the course is not offered at the local school or there is a schedule conflict that prohibits the student from taking the course at the local school. Unless the course is not offered, there is a schedule conflict, or extenuating circumstances, courses should be taken at the local school.

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