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Welcome to LCPS Virtual Learning Academy

What is LCPS Virtual Learning Academy?
LCPS Virtual Learning Academy is an online distance learning program available to students who live within the boundaries of Las Cruces Public Schools.  High quality courses are taught by highly qualified teachers in a flexible, supportive environment.  Talk with your school counselor to see if VLA is right for you!

VLA classes are available for LCPS students who are interested in expanded opportunities beyond the traditional classroom. Distance Learning may be a good option for students who:
  • Prefer a flexible schedule
  • Need a quite, distraction-free environment to focus on their studies
  • Travel extensively with family
  • Are advanced learners
  • Have scheduling conflicts 
*Core Classes             *Electives            *AP Classes 

VLA Lab Hours

Lab hours are available on Thursdays for Homeschool students from 9a.m.-2p.m. in Building 7, Room 724 with Ms. Smith. Phone help is available for all students Monday-Friday from 8:00-4:00.

Course Descriptions 

Interested in learning about the courses Virtual Learning Academy offers?  You can now read a course description for each class taught through VLA by checking out the right side of the Course Catalog page.  


Mission Statement

Our mission is to develop and deliver standards-based, student-centered online courses to expand students’ educational opportunities and increase their 21st century skills.