If you would like for your child to participate in SDOC@home virtual instruction, you must complete
an online virtual school application. If you are unable to complete the online application, please contact your student's
school office to complete.
A SDOC virtual school application will be required this year for a student to continue
to participate in SDOC@home virtual instruction, or to transfer into SDOC@home virtual instruction for the 2021-2022
To qualify for SDOC virtual school (SDOC@home) the following requirements must be met.
SDOC Virtual School Application requirements
- The parent/legal guardian agrees to provide reliable and sufficient internet to access the required coursework
of at least 3Mbps per student in the household per the bandwidth requirements of Google Meet.
A wireless hotspot or connection to a mobile phone is not sufficient and will not meet the requirements. Parents
should contact their internet provider for details about their speed. Proof of internet service is required
to complete the application
- The parent/legal guardian agrees to provide transportation to the district office for any device repairs or
replacements that may be needed due to equipment damage or failure.
- The parent/legal guardian agrees to provide adequate adult supervision to ensure classroom
rules/participation expectations and behavior expectations are being followed and that course work is being completed.
- The parent/legal guardian agrees to provide adequate adult supervision to ensure the student meets attendance requirements.
- Students will be required to take all state-mandated tests (SC Ready, MAP, EOC, progress monitoring, etc) as well as
final exams, from a school building. There will not be an option for remote testing.
- The student should not have more than ten (10) days of unexcused absences in the school year prior to requesting SDOC@Home.
- The student should not have been placed on an attendance plan in either of the past two (2) academic years.
- In elementary school:
- A elementary student should be making adequate progress towards promotion to the next grade level.
- A elementary student should not have any out-of-school suspensions or more than three (3) days of in-school suspensions.
- Elementary students will be transferred to Tamassee-Salem Elementary School for the duration of their
participation in SDOC virtual school.
- In middle school:
- A middle school student should not have a failing final grade in more than one (1) class.
- A middle school student should not have more than one (1) day of out-of-school suspension or
more than three (3) days of in-school suspension.
- Middle school students will remain enrolled at their home school with remote enrollments to
SDOC virtual teachers located at West-Oak Middle School for the duration of their participation in SDOC virtual school.
A a student who has been accepted for SDOC@home will remain in SDOC@home for the entire academic year. However,
the district reserves the right to require a student to leave SDOC@home and enroll in the zoned school at any point during a school
year under the following circumstances:
- if the student’s attendance record requires the initiation of an attendance intervention plan,
- for elementary school, if the student is failing more than one (1) class at the end of the semester reporting term,
- for middle school, if the student is failing more than one (1) class at the end of the semester reporting term.