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About MVA

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MelNAP Virtual Academy (MVA) is a free public school that offers virtual school experience to students in grades K-12. MVA is a part of the Melvindale Northern Allen Park Public School district. 
 
At MVA, students are eligible for a high school diploma after successfully completing the required 24 credit requirement. Students enrolled in grades K-8 follow the same requirements per semester as the face-to-face school settings in our district. 
 
Grades K-5 Support
  • High qualified certified MelNAP teachers teaching each class
  • Synchronous instruction using bell-to-bell district schedule
  • Certified MelNAP teacher monitors progress and provide additional supports
  • Ability to modify and personalize courses to match student academic needs
  • Certified teachers have specialized training for English Language Learners
  • Virtual ELL Support Staff at each K/1 and 2-5 level
  • Special education staff work directly with MVA special education students
  • Whole child environment beyond academic with socio-emotional support systems in place
 
Grades 6-12 Support
  • High qualified core MelNAP teachers in each class
  • Each student has a certified MelNAP teacher as a mentor to monitor progress and provide support
  • On-site Learning Lab open daily at Melvindale High School
  • Virtual mentoring, tutoring, and office hours sessions daily with a certified MelNAP teacher
  • Ability to modify and personalize courses to match student academic needs
  • Program offers Michigan Merit Curriculum track if student qualifies
  • Certified teachers have specialized training for English Language Learners
  • Virtual ELL Support Staff at each K/1, 2-5, 6-8, and 9-12 level
  • Special education staff work directly with MVA special education students
  • Whole child environment beyond academic with socio-emotional support systems in place
 
Flexibility
MelNAP Virtual Academy offers the anytime, anywhere, any place, any space convenience of a virtual academy, while still providing the means to be successful with MelNAP Certified teachers. 
 
Success
Students graduate with a Melvindale High School diploma and follow the requirements of the diploma set by the district.