Learning Options

At this time, we are working on learning options for the 2021-2022 school year. Below is guidance for this current academic year.

Regular In-Person Instruction

  • Start Date: January 19, 2021

  • Format: In-Person

  • Schedule: Regular School Hours

  • Ideal For: Most Students

  • Curriculum: RCS Curriculum based on Indiana Academic Standards (IAS)

  • Teachers: RCS Teachers will deliver instruction

  • Chromebook Given?: Yes

  • Internet Access: Important for homework/eLearning Days

  • Bus Transportation: Available

  • What if I get sick/quarantined?: Work will be provided by the teacher(s)

  • What if schools get closed?: eLearning Days

  • Extracurriculars: Yes

  • Special Programs: Yes

  • Elective Courses: Yes

  • Assessment: Students take all state and district required assessments

  • Counseling Available: Yes

  • Special Needs Support: Yes

  • Open to students outside RCS?: Yes, but must apply

  • How do I enroll?: New students should enroll with the link above. Current students parents will login to Jupiter Ed starting on October 9th to select this option that will go into effect on October 16.

  • Questions: Contact school principal. Staff Directory can be viewed here.

Virtual Learning Academy (VLA)

  • Start Date: August 24

  • Format: All Online

  • Schedule: Students must show some form of activity during school hours/days

  • Ideal For: Students who wish to pursue education virtually this school year due to COVID-19 (short-term)

  • Curriculum: RCS Curriculum based on Indiana Academic Standards (IAS); delivered virtually

  • Teachers: RCS Teachers will deliver instruction

  • Chromebook Given?: Yes

  • Internet Access: Essential

  • Bus Transportation: N/A

  • What if I get sick/quarantined?: Continue Program as you are able to.

  • What if schools get closed?: Continue Program

  • Extracurriculars: Yes, except for all high school athletics (per IHSAA)

  • Special Programs: Limited

  • Elective Courses: Limited

  • Assessment: Students take all state and district required assessments

  • Counseling Available: Yes

  • Special Needs Support: Yes

  • Open to students outside RCS?: Yes

  • How do I enroll?: Students that want to do VLA should have their parent or guardian enroll them here into the program. Current students should have their parent/guardian reach out to their school counselor.

  • Questions: Email Leo Cavinder at lcavinder@myrangeschools.org.

EdOptions Academy

There is no more enrollments taken for this option.

  • Start Date: August 24

  • Format: All Online

  • Schedule: Self-paced

  • Ideal For: Students who do not intend to return to a traditional school setting in future years

  • Curriculum: Edmentum based on Indiana Academic Standards (IAS); delivered virtually

  • Teachers: RCS Teachers will monitor students progress

  • Chromebook Given?: Yes

  • Internet Access: Essential

  • Bus Transportation: N/A

  • What if I get sick/quarantined?: Continue Program as you are able to.

  • What if schools get closed?: Continue Program

  • Extracurriculars: Yes, except for all high school athletics (per IHSAA)

  • Special Programs: No

  • Elective Courses: Limited

  • Assessment: Students take all state and district required assessments

  • Counseling Available: Yes

  • Special Needs Support: Limited

  • Open to students outside RCS?: Yes

  • How do I enroll?: Students that want to do EdOptions Academy should have their parent or guardian enroll them here into the program. Current students should have their parent/guardian reach out to their school counselor.

  • Questions: Email Leo Cavinder at lcavinder@myrangeschools.org.