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JOCO Online School

Last Updated: 7/26/2021 12:29 PM

*You are Committed for a Semester*

Please note that if you register your child for JOCO Online School, you are making a commitment for the entire semester. This is due to the fact that once your child is registered, JOCO Online hires a teacher for the entire semester. By continuing, you understand and agree that enrolling the JOCO Online School is a semester long commitment and that you will not be permitted to pull your child out before the end of the semester. 


Technology 

Johnson County Schools WILL NOT  provide a device for students that register in the JOCO Online program. The parent will need to provide a desktop or laptop that supports the following:

  • Google Chrome (latest 2 versions)
  • Mozilla Firefox (latest 2 versions)
  • Apple Safari (latest 2 versions)
  • Microsoft Edge (latest 2 versions)

Although JOCO Online regularly tests our education management system, many mobile devices may not be fully compatible with third-party curriculum platforms that are accessed through JOCO Online. These include, but are not limited to, Chromebooks, iPads, iPods, Kindles, Android tablets and Android phones.

Reliable internet access will be necessary for your student. Broadband connection is required. If you have a satellite connection, you may experience performance issues depending on outside weather conditions and latency.

**By continuing, you understand that Johnson County Schools will not provide a device for my student(s) and I have access to a reliable internet connection


Brick and Mortar Registration

Johnson County Schools require that each child have registration forms that need to be filled out so that their information can be entered into the Skyward database. Skyward is the information system that each school in Johnson County uses to track attendance and other pertinent information. 

**By continuing, you understand that I am required to the brick and mortar school that my child would be attending if he or she were in person to fill out registration paperwork for the Johnson County School System before or by August 10, 2021. 


Communication

On occasion, your child's teacher may try to make contact via email, phone call or announcements through the online platform. Please make sure that you regularly check your email and phone messages and promptly return any messages to your child's teacher as soon as possible. 


Calendar 

JOCO Online Schools will follow the 2021-2022 school Calendar. The Calendar can be found here.


Testing

Students will be tested at the end of the school year. Students will be required to report to the brick and mortar school they would have attended for end of year testing. 



Unlock Your Child’s Potential

Johnson County Online School provides an innovative learning experience to help 21st century students build a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. We work closely with families to tailor the learning program to each child’s needs, talents, interests, and learning styles. This way, each student has exactly what’s needed to do his or her best.

 

School Focused on Your Child

JOCO Online School a student-centered approach to helping your child develop essential skills for school and for life. With this approach, it is recommended that each child have a caretaker, typically a parent. Teachers, curriculum, and caretakers work together to support, enrich, and customize learning for your child through our online learning system, Connexus® EMS.


All the Elements of a Well-Rounded Education 

JOCO Online school offers a world-class educational experience. With support from our team and our caring teachers, your child will thrive in a flexible environment built for his or her individualized approach to learning.

Students enrolled in our tuition-free school are provided with the following benefits:

  • Award-winning and proven curriculum designed for college and career readiness and student success
  • NCAA-approved courses for high school athletes
  • Highly qualified state-certified teachers trained in online instruction
  • Current education technology tools
  • Opportunities for socialization and community engagement
  • FAMILY 411 resource center to support families and ensure virtual school success

The Rigorous, Engaging Curriculum
Our curriculum is comprised of a wide array of courses designed to meet the diverse needs of today’s K–12 students. The exceptional standards-aligned curriculum and instructional tools integrate the essential elements necessary for quality virtual learning, including custom built lesson plans and cutting-edge interactive content and LiveLesson® sessions—live, synchronous lessons where students and teachers interact in real time.

Top-Quality Tennessee-Certified Teachers
The teachers are specially selected and trained to work effectively with your students in a virtual environment. Our leading-edge Connexus EMS educational management system allows them to closely track each student’s progress and make sophisticated data-driven decisions. Parents or caretakers work closely with the teacher to make sure assignments are completed, schedules are met, and students are engaged and motivated. Teachers are certified by the state of TN and must teach the TN standards. These are not teachers from the Johnson County School System.

Meet Unmet Student Needs
Does your student need a different structure for their education? Do they need a flexible schedule? Is your student an at-risk child, non-traditional learner, or one that needs extra support and can benefit from more individualized attention? Or do they have health issues where frequent absences leave them struggling to keep up? Johnson County Online School can meet your student’s needs.

Fully Accredited with a Proven Track Record
To offer this high-quality online school program to students, we have partnered with Pearson Online & Blended Learning, a leading education company that has provided virtual instruction to students worldwide for more than a decade. Together, we provide a program that is accredited by Cognia (formerly AdvancED) and is nationally and regionally recognized.


Why JCOS? 

Choosing the right school can transform a child’s life now and in the future. We personalize learning for every student and provide your family with more flexibility than traditional school. Schoolwork can be scheduled to accommodate travel, music lessons, sports practices, and other activities—without falling behind.

We are now accepting students from Johnson County through September 15th. 

 


Ready to get started? Fill out the form below for more information or call 423-727-2619 to speak with a school representative.

 

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