How To Enroll

Enrollment for the 2019–2020 school year is now closed. Check back frequently for updates about enrolling for the 2020–2021 school year. In the meantime, feel free to look over our application process below.

Ways to Enroll


Access our Enrollment Resources for details on enrollment timelines, eligibility, and announcements.

5 Easy Steps to Enroll In IAVA

We recommend using Google Chrome or Firefox as your web browser to complete the following steps.

Please note, you must complete the Iowa state open enrollment application form (1 per student). The deadline for filing an open enrollment application for the 2019–2020 school year is March 1, 2019. Exception applications, with home district approval, will be accepted until 9/2/19.

The Open Enrollment form can be accessed and submitted electronically while completing the parent portal account setup. See instructions below.

If a student will be entering school as a kindergartener, the enrollment deadline is September 2, 2019. (Please note kindergarten students must be five years old before September 15th of the year in which they wish to enroll).

If you need assistance in another language, please call 855.710.0910.


1. Access the Parent Portal

The Parent Portal site provides access to your online application, real-time alerts to help you stay on track, and quick links to important info.

Create your new user account or log in.


2. Submit an Application

Once you've begun an application in the Parent Portal, click the option to add a new student or continue with your application. Simply fill in the fields with your child's information, select Iowa Virtual Academy and click Submit.


3. Complete the Admissions Process

In this step, you'll provide more detailed information about your student and upload additional documents, such as proof of residency and a birth certificate. For a list of specific documents that will be required, contact our enrollment consultants at 855.652.3931.


4. Next Steps

All families participate in a pre-approval telephone conversation with an enrollment consultant. This will help you identify documents you may need to complete, depending on your student’s situation.


5. Receive Official Approval

Upon successful completion of the enrollment process, your student will be approved. Please check your email for important information regarding your student's status and how to access the Online School platform.

Thank you for your interest in Iowa Virtual Academy!

We look forward to welcoming your family into our IAVA community!

Questions? Call toll-free: 855.652.3931