APS Online

online learning






Darlene Shuler
Program Manager

 330-761-3115
das18572@apslearns.org

Akron Public Schools Online (APS-Online) learning program is for select students enrolled in the Akron Public School District and students who are currently being homeschooled or are enrolled in a school outside the district (e.g. a charter, private, parochial or non-APS public school).  Some student enrollments may require a recommendation from APS Student Services.


All APS Online students:

  • Receive a Chromebook while enrolled (Grades K-5 also receive a printer/scanner combination)
  • Benefit from quality, online instruction from experienced online teachers, including special education accommodations and supports
  • Are enrolled in Akron Public Schools and benefit from APS resources
  • May participate in face-to-face classes and extracurricular activities at their assigned APS neighborhood school
  • Have access to APS student online technologies

    Grades K-5
  • Students receive learning kits including art activities and projects delivered to their home.
  • Courses are offered in collaboration with nationally acclaimed Lincoln Interactive

Grades 6-8

  • Students are assigned an APS advocate
  • Courses are offered in collaboration with award-winning EdOptions Academy: PLATO Courseware.
Grades 9-12
  • Students are still eligible for scholarships, career programs, and college partnerships.
  • Student works at his or her own pace, receives flexible scheduling and meets with an APS mentor weekly.
  • Courses are offered in collaboration with award-winning EdOptions Academy: PLATO Courseware.



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