Welcome To Greater Ohio Virtual School

 The Greater Ohio Virtual School is an online high school. It is a comprehensive educational program for students in grades seven through twelve who reside in the state of Ohio. Our mission is to provide students with a highly personal and continuous connection to learning by utilizing an internet based curriculum. Every student will develop the skill of communication, the ability to engage in critical thinking, and the building blocks of education necessary for a successful future.
Our teachers and staff want the very best for each student. They pride themselves on finding ways for individuals to achieve success. GOVS teachers are state certified and highly qualified in their subject area. Education is focused around the student. Even students who are a credit or two behind will be provided with the tools not only to catch up but to graduate. Students are able to work at their own pace and tutoring is available on-site, off-site, or face-to-face. Students are provided a computer to do the course work and can earn a GOVS high school diploma. We recognize that each student is unique and embrace that. Although education is a high priority, we understand there are additional responsibilities in young people’s lives. Whether it is a demanding work schedule or family obligations, GOVS gives students the opportunity to complete their schoolwork when the time is right for them.

Program Highlights

• Non-profit organization 
• Over a decade of success
• Serves students in grades 7-12 state-wide
• Chartered by the Ohio Department of Education
• Free, public online school
• Curriculum aligned to state standards
• Graduates receive a state approved diploma
• Full compliance with Special Education laws
• NCAA Approved

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Executive Director's Message

On behalf of the Greater Ohio Virtual School, I would like to welcome the students and parents to our school. In 2001, ninety percent of school-age ch...

Principal's Message

Thanks for taking the time to review the GOVS website. Please feel free to review our curriculum. GOVS is a school of choice serving students in grade...

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“Time Spent Today” calculator added to Student Home Page! Time Spent Today

In an effort to help students keep track of the new five-hour log in requirement, we have added a helpful calculator to each student homepage.   As a reminder, each student is required to log in and work on his or her classes for a total of five hours per day.  Located near the top of the page, you can now find a “Time Spent Today” icon that will display the total number of accumulated hours and minutes.  Again, this doesn’t have to be 5 consecutive hours per day, as it will automatically keep track and add hours and minutes each time the student logs on and completes work throughout the day.  Additionally, we would like to remind all students to save their progress as they are working, as the program will automatically log students out after 90 minutes of inactivity.  Please remember that this five-hour log in requirement is very important to the funding of our school now and in the future!  

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