What to expect for theHigh School Experience
Ladue Online Academy middle school students will:
Students will have their core classes (English, math, science, and social studies) taught between the hours of 3:30-6:30 p.m. with a Ladue teacher. We are investigating the possibility of the addition of other courses in the 6:30 or 7:30 p.m. time slots, but interest/needs will determine whether or not we offer those additional slots.
Students wishing to take a combination of in-person and virtual classes will be able to access certain classes in-person during 7th and 8th hours provided they have already signed up for the course; if they have not, they will be able to access the classes on a space-available basis. The current courses that will be available are as follows:
Students wishing to remain entirely virtual will be able to access additional classes through a MOCAP provider.
Semester 1: Lifetime Sports, PE I, Health, Low Impact Fitness, Team Sports, Sports & Entertainment Marketing, Investment Strategies, Foods I, Woodworking I, Ceramics I, Ceramics II, Graphic Design, Photography & Art I, Photography & Art II, Chorale, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Chamber Orchestra, Treble Choir/ Baritone Chorus, Fashion I, Airbrush
Semester 2: Lifetime Sports, PE I, Health, Low Impact Fitness, Team Sports, Marketing I, Investment Strategies, Foods I, Woodworking I, Ceramics I, Ceramics II, Graphic Design, Photography & Art I, Photography & Art II, Chorale, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Chamber Orchestra, Treble Choir/ Baritone Chorus, Fashion I, Airbrush
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 Wi-Fi (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.