How To Enroll

Important Announcements

We’ve reached capacity. You can still join the waitlist. Please visit to explore alternative school options. 

Open enrollment begins on May 13, 2020 for the 2020-2021 school year. If you participated in our lottery, please continue the enrollment process with the instructions given in the lottery results email. Enrollment for the 2020–2021 school year is now open! Follow the steps below to apply today.

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Access our FAQ Page for details on enrollment timelines, eligibility, and announcements.


5 Easy Steps to Enroll In NCVA

We recommend using Google Chrome or Firefox as your web browser to complete the following steps.

If you need assistance in another language, please call 855.710.0910.


1. Access the Parent Portal

The Parent Portal site provides access to your online application, real-time alerts to help you stay on track, and quick links to important info.

Create your new user account or log in.


2. Submit an Application

Once you've begun an application in the Parent Portal, click the option to add a new student or continue with your application. Simply fill in the fields with your child's information, select North Carolina Virtual Academy and click Submit.


3. Complete the Admissions Process

In this step, you'll provide more detailed information about your student and upload additional documents, such as proof of residency and a birth certificate. For a list of specific documents that will be required, contact our enrollment consultants at 855.669.3660.


4. Next Steps

All families participate in a pre-approval telephone conversation with an enrollment consultant. This will help you identify documents you may need to complete, depending on your student’s situation.


5. Receive Official Approval

Upon successful completion of the enrollment process, your student will be approved and added to a waitlist. Please check your email for important information regarding your student's status.

Enrollment Resources

Important Announcements

We’ve reached capacity. You can still join the waitlist. Please visit to explore alternative school options. 

Eligibility Requirements

All students must meet the criteria options below:

  • Reside in North Carolina
  • Must be in appropriate cohort year for school year 2019–2020 for 12th grade or below
  • For grade Kindergarten, your student must be five years old by August 31, 2020

Please note due to our enrollment capacity, your student may be wait listed. We recommend having another educational plan in place for your student until a seat is offered to you.

Thank you for your interest in North Carolina Virtual Academy!

We look forward to welcoming your family into our school community!

Questions? Call toll-free: 855.669.3660