eCA Frequently Asked Questions
- Is Cambridge programming offered at eCA?
Yes, Cambridge Primary is available at the elementary level and Cambridge Secondary courses are offered at the middle school level. In high school, students may engage in advanced courses.
- Can students take class part-time at their home school and eCollier Academy?
eCA is a full-time offering at this time. We look forward to offering enrichment courses in the near future.
- If a high school student meets the criteria to qualify for Dual Enrollment, may also take Dual Enrollment courses through FSW?
Yes, absolutely, students may participate in dual enrollment courses as a student at eCA.
- Do we have to follow the set schedule or we do have freedom to create our own as needed?
Using our exclusive Flexible Model, you can create your own weekly schedule. You will need to maintain the weekly pacing guide which will be provided by the teacher.
- If current circumstances take a turn for better in the coming months, does student have option of attending campus again?
Yes, although CCPS recommends students transition to another option (eCA or on campus) at a natural point such as the semester. This helps the student with continuity in learning.
- How will FSA testing in the Fall and Spring be handled?
Students will report to a designated school site to take the FSA and EOC with their eCA teacher(s).
- Will the curriculum through eCollier be the same as if she were in brick and mortar?
Yes, eCA will utilize CCPS curriculum, pacing, resources and the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS).
- My child is both Cambridge and Gifted. Will she be assigned a Gifted and Cambridge trained teacher within eCollier Academy and will her Education Plan for gifted continue to be monitored and updated as we go through the school year?
Yes, all of the services provided on school campuses are available at eCA, including Cambridge programming.
- We were asked to provide our option of choice to CCPS by July 27. If we select eCA, do we still need to complete the registration process?
If your child is a current student in a CCPS school, you will be contacted regarding next steps for enrollment. There is no need to complete the centralized registration process.
- How will related arts subjects like PE and especially music be managed since they do not have access to the equipment/instruments?
PE will have exercises and healthy activities that student will complete as part of an established curriculum. Materials and/or virtual resources will be provided for courses such as art and music.
- Will my child still be able to earn a high school diploma and are the graduation requirements the same as all other high schools in CCPS?
Yes, the graduation requirements are the same requirements as our other public high schools in the state of Florida and students will be eligible to graduate from eCollier Academy.
- How are the flexible options delivered?
Pre-recorded skills and concepts with multiple examples and independent practice. Teachers will also have live weekly academic meetings with each student. Additional academic support will be available as needed.
- Is the instruction going to be through the Canvas portal?
Yes, eCA will use the Canvas Learning Management
- Would my child be able to take all of the planned classes, which include: AP English Literature, AP Capstone, AP Calculus, AP Statistics, AP Government, Honors or AP Econ, Genetics, and Business Ownership?
Yes, eCA offers high school students seven classes a day. Your child can select his seven classes with some courses based on eligibility. Students that qualify may also take Dual Enrollment classes.
- If all of my child’s classes are not offered through eCollier Academy, could my child take some through eCollier Academy and the remainder through FLVS?
eCA will offer a full complement of courses just as would be available on campus. For unique scheduling needs, eCA will consult individually with the student and parents.
- What happens if my child begins in-school learning in fall and then we think it is unsafe? Can my child transition to eCollier Academy?
Yes, there is flexibility for students and families to transition between instructional models during Semester breaks.
- Is Cambridge programming offered at eCA?