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Richard J. Varrati, Ed.D., CEO
varratir@go2qda.org

Steve Eckert, Principal
eckerts@go2qda.org

Jill Westbrook, Counselor
westbrookj@go2qda.org

School Code: 365-226

ACCREDITATION

QDA is a State of Ohio K-12 accredited public digital school servicing students across the state at no cost to parents.

 

PROFILE

QDA has been providing high quality, tuition free education to students and parents in grades K-12 throughout the State of Ohio since 2003. QDA has a staff of 13 that includes a CEO, principal, counselor, Director of Special Services, Testing Coordinator, Director of Technology, and office staff.    Students and parents are supported by QDA by being provided certified curriculum, certified teachers, and certified instructional supervisors that give personalized attention to each child.  In addition, tutors are available on an as-needed basis.  Presently there are four QDA offices . . . one in New Philadelphia, one in Berlin, one in East Liverpool, and one in Steubenville.

QDA is committed to making a difference by providing a quality educational alternative.  We offer parents and students a comprehensive academic program that emphasizes the pursuit of excellence.  The individual needs and learning styles of students are accommodated through personalized learning.  When students leave QDA, they have the skills to be life-long, reflective learners who are able to be objective and rational when making decisions.


GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

4 credits - English

4 credits - Math

3 credits - Science

3 credits - Social Studies

1 credit - Fine Arts

1 credit - Economics/Financial Literacy

1/2 credit - Health

1/2 credit - Physical Education

20 Total Credits


GRADUATES

100 students graduated during the 2014-2015 school year.


GRADING SCALE

90-100 = A
(3.6-4.0 = A)

80-89 = B
(2.6-3.5 = B)

70-79 = C
(1.6-2.5 = C)

60-69 = D
(0.6-1.5 = D)


CURRICULUM

Apex Learning

Aventa Learning

BYU

Calvert School

Edmentum

Lincoln Interactive

Little Lincoln

Odysseyware

Rosetta Stone

Stars Suite

Verticy Learning


EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Scholastic Online Book Club

National Honor Society

Junior Honor Society

Field Trips


QDA TESTING

ACT & SAT

Ohio Graduation Test (Grades 10, 11, and 12)

Ohio Diagnostic Assessment

Ohio Achievement Assessment


 A PDF version of the QDA Profile can be viewed here.