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Virtual Innovators Academy is a new fully remote high school for first-year grade 9 and grade 10 students ONLY who reside in NYC . The school opened virtually on September 8, 2022 and will accept rising grade 8 students each year until we have students in grades 9-12. 


Upcoming Dates

June 13th 5:30 PM

June 24th 1:30 PM

Join us for an exciting opportunity to explore Virtual Innovators Academy (High School) at our upcoming Virtual Open Houses! Discover our cutting-edge virtual learning environment, meet our dedicated educators, and learn about our innovative curriculum designed to inspire and engage young minds!

Ms. Peters

Congratulations to two of our Minecraft teams in Ms. Peters computer software design class on making it to the Minecraft finals! Your hard work, creativity, and teamwork truly paid off, and I am thrilled to see you in the final round. This is a momentous achievement.
A big congratulations for winning the NYC Tech Summit Educator Award. Your commitment to integrating technology in education and advancing learning is truly inspiring. Your award is a testament to your leadership in the field.

Mr. Julien

A heartfelt congratulations to Mr. Julien for being a semi-finalist competing for the Big Apple teaching award. We are rooting for you as you advance to the final round. Your dedication to education and the impact you have on your students is being rightfully recognized. Keep up the amazing work!

Ms. Khanis

A big congratulations to Ethel Khanis for earning the distinction of Demos Classroom Fellowship. Ms. Khanis will be in Denver from June 27-29 refining the way that virtual schools like VIA use the Desmos platform.
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For a brief overview, click on the thumbnail to watch the official A School Without Walls video


Click on our brochure to learn what makes us different.

We are recruiting 9th grade students for next year.

About Us

We provide high school students with rigorous, personalized, state of the art instruction with a project-based learning approach so that they can impact their communities. Students learn remotely at home, but have access to 916 Eagle Avenue in the Bronx for in-person support. We provide  Macbooks, hotspots and headphones to our students.

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The Learning Experience

Our students utilize design thinking and project-based learning to identify a problem that is culturally relevant and worth solving, make a prototype, test their design and present it to real stakeholders.

The Student Experience

To round out the student experience, we also offer wellness and restorative practices, lunchtime and afterschool activities like coding, music production and podcasting, Epic Theatre Ensemble, an after school theatre-arts program, and student-led youth advocacy groups.  

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How To Apply

Current grade 8 students living in NYC can visit and add 08X636 to your high school application. You will be added to our waitlist and then receive an offer. 

We are almost at capacity for next year's class so please APPLY TODAY. Our next open house is TBD.

The Staff Experience

We believe that all staff members play an important role in the education of our students. Staff have the opportunity to participate in a joyous and sustainable workplace with a manageable schedule. Our teachers work in interdisciplinary teams.

Our staff work in person at 916 Eagle Avenue in the Bronx. or they have the option to work virtually. 

Interested in working for Virtual Innovators Academy? More information about positions and hiring can be found on the Jobs page. 

Virtual Team Meeting

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(718) 742-7980.

916 Eagle Avenue, BRONX, NY, 10456

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