Grade 6 - 12 (Age 11 - 18)
Accelerated Spark Online
Provider: MTH Direct Full-schedule Courses
Website: Spark Online
Mode: Online Teacher-supported
Offers Tutoring: Yes
Accelerated Spark Online offers a competency-based curriculum and is approved for diploma-seeking students. Review the list of courses here.
Students in grades 6-12 can select the “Full-schedule Accelerated Spark Online” option for Periods 2-6, and will have unlimited access to grade-level curriculum. Students can progress at their own pace through the teacher-supported courses.
What you will learn
Accredited middle school and high school level courses
Q: Where can I access other details about Accelerated Spark Online?
A: Parent Link has full details about this exciting option and check out this flyer.
Q: Is Accelerated Spark Online available for diploma-seeking students?
A: Yes! Diploma-seeking students can now choose from Full-schedule - Accelerated Spark Online or individual courses from Edgenuity or BYU Independent Study.
Q: Will my student have a teacher to grade assignments, projects, tests, etc?
A: Yes! The Full-schedule Accelerated Spark Online option includes a certified teacher and grader for each course who will help the student progress successfully.
Q: Does Accelerated Spark Online have built-in assessments at the beginning of each course to determine where to begin?
A: Yes! Every course has a pre-assessment to help the student know where to begin.
Q: Which Periods(s) need to be selected for the Full-schedule Accelerated Spark Online option?
A: The Full-schedule Accelerated Spark Online option needs to be in Periods 2-6. Students may then choose an Optional Period 7 or plan to use their Technology Allowance.
Q: How do I select the Full-schedule Accelerated Spark Online option in Schedule Builder?
A: Select High School Language Arts, Middle School Language Arts, High School Math, Middle School Math, Computer Technology, Exploring Technology, and then select “My Tech High Direct” to reveal the Full-schedule Accelerated Spark Online option (see how a sample schedule might look for an 8th-grade student here).
Q: If my high school student is ready to switch from Accelerated Spark Online to Snow Online to earn college credits, when can he/she make that change?
A: Students in grades 9-12 interested in switching from Accelerated Spark Online to Snow Online (which uses the same course platform), can switch at the beginning of any semester.
If you have questions, please reach out!