Gateway Virtual Academy Middle School
Developing Independent, 21st Century Learners
In the Middle School years, The Gateway Virtual Academy program focuses on helping students to become increasingly independent learners and preparing them to succeed in high school and beyond.
Deepening Core Skills; Exploring New Interests
In Grades 6–8, Gateway Virtual Academy students deepen their knowledge and skills in four core subjects: English Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. Following our meticulously detailed Learning Manuals and lesson plans, Calvert parents help their students:
- Develop independent learning strategies and study skills.
- Deepen their reading comprehension and writing skills while exploring classic literature.
- Learn advanced math concepts in preparation for higher level math courses.
- Begin exploring physical, life, and earth sciences through scientific inquiry and engineering design.
- Explore the geography, culture, and politics of the world around them.
Keeping Students Engaged and Motivated
Throughout each course, our lessons help keep middle schoolers interested and engaged with:
- Projects that apply learning to the real world and are tailored to their interests.
- Activities that encourage them to think for themselves as they apply what they learn in meaningful ways.
- Assessments where they use their learning to demonstrate mastery of each concept.
- Opportunities to showcase what they’ve learned in ways that allow them to apply their knowledge in meaningful ways.
The Gateway Virtual Academy program provides everything you need to successfully guide your child's learning at home.
Each grade level includes:
- Step-by-step Lessons that empower you to become your child’s best teacher.
- Easy-to-use lesson plans to keep learning on-track.
- Classroom-tested texts and materials from leading education publishers.
- Built-in assessments and guides to evaluate progress and resources to address areas for improvement or take students above and beyond.
- Calvert Teaching Navigator, an online platform that puts everything at your fingertips.
- Unlimited support from trained, certified teachers.
Explore the Gateway Virtual Academy program by grade: