What to expect for the 5th Grade Experience

Ladue Online Academy 5th grade students will:

Follow a traditional elementary school experience with one grade level teacher for core content and various teachers for electives.

Have a mixture of synchronous, or live, instruction and small group and independent work time.

Participate in virtual Art, Music, and PE as part of the program.

Have access to the same supports and resources as our in-person students. Depending on the number of families interested in the Ladue Online Academy, this could mean attending in-person for certain programs such as SSD-provided classes or Idea Lab.

Is my child a good candidate for virtual learning?

Students who have not been successful during virtual learning this year may be denied admission to the Ladue Online Academy. When determining whether or not a virtual option is in the educational best interest of your child, please consider the following:

Ability to organize school workload and manage time well

Ability to periodically process information independently and/or with peers

Academic success during the 2020-2021 school year

Access to consistent and reliable wifi (with hotspot provided by the school if needed)

Ability to navigate technology

Space is limited and families must complete this application by Sunday, May 9 at 11:59 p.m.  in order to be considered.

Please reach out to your child’s counselor or grade-level administrator with any questions.

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