Interested in the Virtual Learning Academy?  You can download the VLA 2019/20 application and be added to the waiting list for next school year.  Applications for the 2019/20 School Year will be accepted until May 1. 2019, so stop in to see your guidance counselor today!  Check out the VLA Course Catalog to see what's available!  

Welcome to LCPS Virtual Learning Academy

What is LCPS Virtual Learning Academy?
LCPS Virtual Learning Academy is an online 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 

Instructional Technology Professional Development

Virtual Learning Academy is offering several instructional technology professional development sessions this school year.

Sessions available include: 
  • Google Classroom - Basics/Advanced
  • Virtual Learning Academy Classroom Resources in Canvas
  • Canvas Learning Management System - Basics/Advanced
  • LCPS Blended Learning Teacher Training
  • Google Sites Training- Basics/Advanced
For more information, please visit VLA Professional Development 

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 read a course description for each class taught through VLA by checking out the right side of the Course Catalog page.