Serving students in kindergarten through 12th grade, the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (PA Cyber) is one of the largest, most experienced, and most successful online public schools in the nation. PA Cyber’s online learning environments, personalized instructional methods, and choices of curricula connect Pennsylvania students and their families with state-certified and highly-qualified teachers, and rich academic content that is aligned to state standards. Founded in 2000, PA Cyber is headquartered in Midland (Beaver County) and maintains a network of support offices throughout the state. As a public school, PA Cyber is open for enrollment by any school-age child residing in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and does not charge tuition to students or families.
A Continuum of Learning
At PA Cyber, our student-centered instructional model recognizes the different developmental stages students typically follow, while respecting the innate differences and unique abilities of each individual child. This flexible-but-focused learning model allows our teachers to use a variety of teaching strategies and curriculum choices to create an education program that is deeply personal. It all works to inspire students – supported by the caring adult mentors in their lives – to become self-motivated, lifelong learners.
Innovative Curriculum and Instruction
PA Cyber is a tuition-free public school chartered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, which approves our curriculum. All of our teachers are Pennsylvania-certified, highly qualified educators. We are one of only two cyber charter schools accredited by the prestigious Middle States Association. Additionally, the National Collegiate Athletic Association and AdvancED accredit our curriculum. PA Cyber graduates can be found attending highly regarded universities, colleges, professional academies, and vocational schools.
A Real Community
Using the power of the Internet to overcome the traditional boundaries of time and space, PA Cyber makes it possible to deeply personalize the learning experience, connecting students and families with skilled and caring teachers anytime, from anyplace. Our offices are conveniently located throughout Pennsylvania and serve as a hub for enrollment, orientation, and enrichment. Our students belong to a real community where they grow academically, emotionally, socially, and physically.
Choices and Opportunities
PA Cyber offers abundant choices for both live and self-paced instruction, along with a variety of opportunities for meaningful interaction with teachers and peers. Our extensive courses and program offerings include the creative and performing arts, STEM and Gifted programs, Advanced Placement classes, and a variety of clubs and other activities. And our certified faculty and experienced staff are available to engage with students and families at their convenience.
The Right Technology
PA Cyber provides a tuition-free, accredited quality curriculum with access to all the technology and personal guidance that students need for success. Our technology platforms are not only on the leading edge, they are user-friendly and truly enhance the educational experiences of our students. Each student receives a laptop, printer, textbooks, and online connectivity, as well as an expert technical support team that is responsive, skilled, and dependable.