Welcome to the Hickory Public Schools Virtual Learning Option

We are excited to offer our students a virtual option for the upcoming 2022 - 2023 academic school year. Please navigate the site to find out more information on how to apply and specific rules/expectations for online learning.

To learn more about virtual content delivery and available courses please visit the ABOUT Page.

*The APPLICATION WINDOW For The 2022-23 School Has Now CLOSED*


  • All applications were due by 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 31st.

For more information about the application process, deadlines, and legislative changes allowing virtual learning for the 2022-23 school year please visit THIS LINK to learn more.

Following the application review by the schools and district, families will be notified of acceptance or denial between Aug. 8th-12th. At that point further information about course availability will be confirmed with all accepted students.

Please be aware that special offerings such as AP, CCP(Career College Promise), CTE, Promise Scholars, LR Scholars and other electives will not be available through the Virtual Option.

Please see the ABOUT PAGE to learn more about available elective offerings.

Fall Registration

Registration Deadline

Our enrollment period for the fall starts Friday, July 8th, 2022.

The application process is all digital. All applications were due by 5:00 on Sunday, July 31st.

As a part of the online application process, students and parent/guardians will agree to the terms of a 1-Year Commitment Letter and Parent/Student Expectations Agreement. To view a digital copy of those documents please visit the links below

Make it count!

Virtual learning offers an opportunity to stay on track for graduation while at home. Parents and students must stay engaged in order to be successful. It is the students responsibility to complete the assigned coursework in a timely manner and attend all scheduled live class meetings/check-ins.


All students enrolled in the Virtual Option will be assigned a school issued device. Device pick-up schedules will be posted for the week prior to the start of the school year.