• A new online academy for all the ways students learn

    In addition to traditional in-person learning, Roosevelt now offers a fully virtual option. The RSD Online Academy, based at Bernard Black Elementary School, is a fully virtual option created to offer a rich, engaging, project-based, online curriculum. The academy promotes collaboration between parents and teachers to help students pursue their passions and prepare for high school, college and careers. RSD Online provides students with support to innovate, take risks in their learning and work at their own pace.

    Now enrolling students in 1st through 8th grade for the 2021-2022 school year

    We inspire and educate children through innovative learning, access to advanced technology and smaller class sizes.

    Academy Highlights:

    • Every student receives an Apple iPad to learn and innovate
    • Equitable access to learning for all, with an emphasis on Social Emotional Learning
    • Digital citizenship and online research instruction
    • Exceptional student services for students with special needs and English Language Learners

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the RSD Online Academy. If you don't see your question below, or if you would like to enroll your student, please contact RSD Online Academy Supervisor Tené Burrow at 602-304-3180 ext 12312 or akisha.burrow@rsd66.org.

  • When do classes begin at the Online Academy?

  • Will my student receive an iPad or laptop like other Roosevelt students?

  • What curriculum does RSD Online Academy use?

  • When are teachers available for questions and support?

  • Are RSD Online Academy students able to pick up meals from school?

  • Are there in person events and activities for RSD Online Academy students?

  • Are all school sites in RSD offering hybrid/online learning options for their students?

  • How do I enroll my student at the Online Academy?

  • When does enrollment close for the Online Academy?

  • If my student has special needs such as an IEP, can the Online Academy accommodate these needs?