A laptop and a graduation diplomaWelcome to the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Virtual High School (DVHS). As part of our mission to provide exemplary educational programs that inspire and prepare students for success in a global environment, DVHS offers a variety of online courses to meet the academic and career-oriented goals of DoDEA eligible students. Course offerings, including Advanced Placement courses, are designed to address all DoDEA graduation requirements.

The online courses offered by DVHS have the same level of rigor and adhere to the same standards as the traditional DoDEA curriculum. The DVHS online courses provide the additional benefit of preparing students for success in the 21st century environment.

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Please navigate the information below to learn more about the DoDEA Virtual High School!


Eligibility Requirements

A group of students working together on a laptopDoDEA Virtual High School uses the same criteria for eligibility as DoDEA schools. Eligibility for enrollment in DoDEA's overseas school system is determined through categories.

Eligibility for attendance in DoDEA America schools remains the same-the sponsor must be assigned permanent quarters on the installation and an active duty or federal civilian employee.

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Our Vision and Mission

A group of graduating students against a blue sky; ThinkStock.comThe Vision of the DoDEA Virtual High School is to prepare our students to live, learn, work, and serve the public good in a digital, global society through engaging, synchronous and asynchronous instruction.

The Mission of the DoDEA Virtual High School is to provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all DoDEA students for success in a dynamic, global environment.

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A laptop with books in the center of the screen; iStock.comThe DoDEA Virtual High School (DVHS) now offers a huge variety of eBooks! The DVHS eLibrary collection includes non-fiction eBook titles and curriculum reference materials selected specifically to support DVHS curriculum and instruction.

Teachers can use these materials when planning instruction and students may use them to supplement their learning or pursue further interests within the content area they are studying. Due to product licensing and subscription requirements, only DVHS students are authorized to use the DVHS eLibrary.

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Apple and a tablet device on a tableAnnouncing Course Catalog for SY 2013-14

The course catalog for School Year 2013-14 is now available. Please check with your local DoDEA High School regarding procedures on how to register.

Click the link below to view the Online Course Catalog for School Year 13-14.

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Student Responsibilities

A group of students using a tablet to complete an assignment in class; ThinkStock.comIf you have never taken an online class before, you are probably wondering how online courses compare to traditional classes.

We want to take this opportunity to share several important responsibilities for students that will ensure success as you complete your courses through the DoDEA Virtual High School. Click on the link below to review the skills that will help you be successful in an online course.

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Blackboard iconSigning into Blackboard LMS

See the steps to learn how to login to Blackboard and access your online course(s).

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