Virtual K-5 Education

Elementary school students at PA Distance (grades K-5) engage in a blended learning environment. We refer to this unique and personalized combination as “synchronous” and “asynchronous”. Students are also given a variety of extracurricular opportunities like after-school clubs and enrichment programs. Our team of elementary teachers, counselors, and support staff are dedicated to providing the personalized care and attention that each student needs to be successful.

Download the 2022-2023 Elementary Course Catalog.

Educational Programs

To supplement what each student learned during their lives classes, PA Distance utilizes online instructional resources that support and supplement our curriculum. Some of the educational programs that our teachers utilize include:

A Team Effort

At PA Distance, we value the relationships we have with the families, parents, and guardians of our students. Our goal is to work together to foster each student’s success.

Student Support

With the help of our interventionist, counselors, teachers, and student support staff, we can meet each student where they are and help them to grow.

To ensure every child has the tools that they need to be successful, PA Distance utilizes a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) to grow out students academically, behaviorally, and socially.

  • Delivery of standards-based instruction and differentiated learning opportunities to meet the needs of students
  • Collection and analysis of multiple data points to support informed decisions regarding curriculum, instruction, and assessment
  • Implementation of a tiered system of support to differentiate programmatic interventions of all students

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

To provide behavioral supports, we utilize Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). PBIS is a process for creating safer and more effective schools. It is a systems approach to enhancing the capacity of schools to educate all children by developing research-based, school-wide, and classroom behavior support systems. As a reward for students exhibiting desirable behaviors, they can earn “Scholar Dollars” to use at our school store!

Student Attendance Guidelines
Student Socialization Opportunities
Common Cyber School Myths