Why Online School

Students in Online Schools Can Personalize Their Education

By selecting a curriculum pathway that mirrors their interest and by working at their own pace, students enrolled in online schools can personalize their educational experience. Each student participating in Laurel Springs’ programs will have equal access to opportunities associated with their long-term learning goals. Through collaboration with peers and instructors, students can quickly recognize areas for improvement. The increased engagement will serve to keep students interested in the course material, which is likely to improve their performance and understanding of the subject matter. Authentic feedback from assignments will highlight areas in which students can improve and help guide the learning process.


School Culture: All IGS students, parents, faculty and staff participate in learning as a lifelong process and actively support the learning of others.

  • Students are actively engaged in their academic coursework.
  • Parents and student advocates utilize IGS tools and resources to monitor and motivate student learning.
  • Faculty and staff work to design and implement programs and services that improve student achievement.
  • Faculty engages in ongoing individual professional improvement.


Engagement: Success is achieved by collective and individual engagement.

  • Students show activity within their courses in an appropriate amount of time.
  • Students complete their courses within the specified amount of time.
  • Students are given the opportunity to be involved in clubs and organizations.
  • Parents, guardians, and school officials are engaged with their students’ education.
  • Students are given the opportunity to actively communicate with teachers and the school community.


We encourage our students to:

  • Share in our excitement of learning
  • Achieve mastery of core knowledge
  • Contribute to the community
  • Reach their unique, innate personal potential
  • Act with kindness and strength of character
  • Passionately pursue academic and extracurricular interests