Registration
  • AUSD is pleased to announce the grand opening of the Thomas Gaines Virtual Academy. The Thomas Gaines Virtual Academy is an alternative school of choice open to all K-8 students in AUSD who thrive in a virtual learning environment, are independent and self-motivated, would like to accelerate their learning, and/or need a flexible learning option.  The Thomas Gaines Virtual Academy promotes student voice and choice, student goal setting and monitoring, critical thinking, community, and collaboration.  

    Thomas Gaines’ Virtual Instructional Program

    • Core content instruction (English Language Arts/English Language Development, Math, Science, Social Studies, Physical Education)
    • Standards mastery based learning
    • Project Based Learning (PBL)
    • Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
    • Digital Citizenship

    Thomas Gaines’ Virtual Instructional Components

    • Live daily instruction
    • Learning and social emotional supports
    • Collaboration with peers
    • Individual and group assignments
    • Voluntary in-person activities

    How to Enroll Current AUSD Students in the Thomas Gaines Virtual Academy

    • Parents will complete the Thomas Gaines Virtual Academy registration form to enroll their child. 
    • Registration forms can be found at the bottom of this webpage. 
    • Completed forms can be dropped off at the current school or the Centralized Enrollment Office.

    How to Enroll New AUSD Students in the Thomas Gaines Virtual Academy

    • For a new AUSD student not currently registered for the 2021-22 school year, please enroll your student online by completing new enrollment here, and submit the required documents to the Centralized Enrollment Office.
    • Once the enrollment process is completed, submit the Thomas Gaines Virtual Academy registration form to the Centralized Enrollment Office. 

     

    TK-8 Thomas Gaines Enrollment Electronic Submission