Virtual School Tuition Based Program Course Listing

  • The courses listed below are available through the Virtual School Department's Tuition- Based Program. These courses do not reflect the course availability for other programs such as the Graduation lab or the Texas Virtual School Network.
    * - Represents a One-Semester Course. 

    Enrollment restrictions apply to any varying level of original credit for the following courses.

    • Algebra 1 (A and B)
    • Biology  ( A and B)
    • English 1 (A and B)
    • English 2 (A and B)
    • US History (A and B), Includes AP Level
    Course Offering Related to STAAR EOC Testing
    Please Note: Students currently enrolled in Houston ISD may only take EOC related courses as distance learning if they need it for credit recovery, and not original credit.  The only instance in which  they can take it as original credit is:
    • If the student has a passing score for the related STAAR EOC exam
    • If the student failed an AP course and are attempting to recovery credit



Advanced Placement Courses

The syllabi shown are for the full year of a course. Courses are purchased separately by semester (Example: AP Chemistry A, and AP Statistics B)
Subject Course Name Price Syllabus (For the Full year)
Mathematics AP® Calculus AB $250.00 per Sem
Mathematics AP® Statistics $250.00 per Sem
Science AP® Biology $250.00 per Sem
Science AP® Chemistry $250.00 per Sem
Science AP® Psychology* $250.00 per Sem
English Language Arts AP® English Language and Composition $250.00 per Sem
English Language Arts AP® English Literature and Composition $250.00 per Sem
Social Studies AP® U.S. History $250.00 per Sem
Social Studies AP® U.S. Government and Politics* $250.00 per Sem
Social Studies AP® Macroeconomics* $250.00 per Sem
Social Studies AP® Microeconomics* $250.00 per Sem
World Langauges AP® Spanish Language $250.00 per Sem
  • All advanced placement courses must be completed as an original credit course.
    Students do not have a credit recovery option.

    Students enrolled in AP courses are required to purchase their books independently. A book’s ISBN and edition numbers are critical to acquiring the appropriate course materials. Parents and students may find course materials on their own through vendors of their choice. Required and optional books may also be purchased as follows:

    Acquiring Lab Materials Apex Learning has partnered a third-party vendor to create custom laboratory kits that contain all the materials needed for select science courses. To view and purchase lab kits, visit the vendor’s website at

Core Courses

  • All
  • English Language
  • LOTE
  • Mathematics
  • Other/Elective
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Starts With
  • Contains
  • All
  • CR
  • CR Only
  • OC
  • OC/CR
  • OC/CR locally
  • * - Represents a One-Semester Course. 
    OC = Original Credit
    CR = Credit Recovery (Prescriptive)
    OC/CR locally = Credit Recovery option is available through the original credit course.