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Florida Scholars Academy, operated by Florida Virtual School, is an education system within the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice’s residential programs. Students are provided with an education that meets their individual needs by embracing multiple educational pathways to success.



DJJ residential facilities across the state of Florida.


Offering 60+ courses across elementary, middle and high school.


10 Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs of study.

Creating a Path Toward a Brighter Future

Students are supported with accessible pathways to success, such as:

  • High School Diploma
  • High School Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • CTE Courses and Certifications
  • Credit Recovery
  • Dual Enrollment in a Degree Program at a State College or University

Benefits for Students

Transfer Credits

Ability to transfer in existing school credits and transfer out credits earned.


Get Support

Progression plans are developed for each student and reviewed monthly.

Be an Individual

Personalized approach for each student.

Courses for All Grade Levels

Students will have access to elementary, middle, and high school courses, developed by subject matter experts, that support their goals. Our course content is engaging, interactive and inclusive to all learning styles.

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A Trusted Partnership

We’re able to offer courses developed and taught by experts through our partnership with Florida Virtual School (FLVS). FLVS is accredited by Cognia and has more than 25 years of experience leading online education.

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