HUNTSVILLE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Texas Online Preparatory School (TOPS), a full-time online public school, is now accepting enrollment applications for the 2018-19 school year. A college prep magnet school authorized by the Huntsville Independent School District, TOPS serves advanced learners in grades 3-12 throughout the state.
Accredited by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and AdvancED, TOPS is a college preparatory school that provides learners with a rigorous education. To attend, students must have met a minimum passing standard on the previous year’s STAAR scores, have had 90 percent attendance during the previous school year and show proof of prior Texas public school enrollment. In addition, high school students must be on track to graduate.
TOPS excels in helping high-achieving students reach their academic goals, setting them up for success in college and beyond. The school offers robust programs for advanced learners, including Pre-AP and Advanced Placement® courses for high school students, as well as dual credit opportunities, where qualifying students have the ability to take college courses.
“TOPS is a place where a teacher can teach without distractions and a child can learn to the highest degree of knowledge,” said Deanna Galvan, whose daughter, Lauren, is a junior at Texas Online Preparatory School. “Successful communication between teachers, students and learning coaches is the key to success. Today, my daughter is thriving and loves learning again.”
TOPS offers classes in six core subjects – English/language arts, math, science, history, world languages, art and music – and a wide variety of elective courses. Texas-certified teachers provide instruction, guidance and support, interacting with students and families via email, phone, web-based classrooms and online discussions, ensuring that students and their families feel supported yet challenged in their education in a way that may be different for every student.
TOPS also offers an active, supportive school community which organizes student clubs, social outings and field trips for all grade levels.
Online Information sessions will be held during the enrollment period. For more information, please visit http://tops.k12.com.
About Texas Online Preparatory School
Texas Online Preparatory School (TOPS) is an accredited, full-time online public school that serves students statewide in grades 3-12. TOPS is tuition-free for Texas residents and is made possible through a partnership between Huntsville Independent School District and K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of K-12 proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about TOPS, visit http://tops.k12.com.