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Academics FAQs

Here you'll find answers to frequently asked questions about the Davidson Academy's academic offerings.

Frequently Asked Questions about Academics

How is the program different from other schools?

Are students able to choose from the various options, i.e., classroom, University, or independent coursework?

When are Reno students able to take University courses?

How does a student attending the Davidson Academy Reno campus get to a college class during the day?

Do students learn on their own or with other students?

What type of homework is required of students?

How big are Academy classes?

Do Academy students receive support and guidance to manage their often intense feelings, emotions and perfectionistic tendencies?

How does the Academy work with twice-exceptional (2e) students?

What is the Prospective Learning Plan process?

What roles can parents play to support the Academy and the education of their student(s)?

What types of college planning assistance are offered?

When is school in session?

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Online Campus Academics FAQs

What type of homework is required of students?

Do you have syllabi and a list of texts that will be used for the courses?

Are Davidson Academy Online courses aligned to the Common Core State Standards?

Will the courses have live sessions or utilize pre-recorded videos?

How many students will be in each class?

Will the classes be semester- or year-long?

Are the courses self-paced?

Will students have the opportunity to collaborate with their classmates?

How will the labs work in the science classes?

Is Davidson Academy Online accredited?

What courses will be offered in future years?

Which world languages do you offer?

What type of support should parents expect to be providing at home?

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