Academies of the Antelope Valley


Academies of the Antelope Valley (AAV) is a public charter school established by the Antelope Valley Union High School District, designed to offer students alternative educational settings focusing on S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and virtual (online based) learning. AAV consists of three distinct academies; SOAR Preparatory Academy (grades 7&8), Knight Prep (opening grade 7 Fall 2015), and the Virtual Academy (grades 7-12), designed to meet the learning needs of the 21st century student.

To learn more about SOAR Prep and Knight Prep, please visit their Websites:

SOAR Prep Academy

Knight Prep Academy


Virtual Academy provides online courses for students who are residents of the Antelope Valley Union High School District or adjacent school districts. The use of digital curriculum enables flexible scheduling options for students. Highly qualified teachers provide specialized instruction in core subjects, electives, and career technical education courses to meet student needs. Students complete lessons and activities from any computer with internet access, have access to both virtual and on-site tutoring, and may take courses to supplement their traditional schedule or enroll as a full-time virtual school student.

Virtual Academy:

  • Free Public Charter High School (AVUHSD) Serving Grades 7-12
  • Virtual/Online Education
  • Flexible Hours
  • Supports Homeschooling
  • Rigorous, Standards-Based Instruction
  • Highly Qualified Teachers
  • UC/CSU Approved (ā€œa-gā€) College Prep Courses
  • Eligible for CIF Athletics at AVUHSD School of Residence
  • Can Participate in all Activities at AVUHSD School of Residence
  • AVUHSD Facility Access