CMCSS K-12 Virtual is a full-time school of choice, offering parents and students a comprehensive kindergarten through twelfth-grade virtual instruction program that can be accessed from the student's home. It is the district’s only K-12, full-time, virtual instructional program. The school year follows the CMCSS district calendar. As a school of choice, it provides students with an opportunity to learn through an interactive platform as well as live instruction through state-certified CMCSS teachers. CMCSS K-12 Virtual does not offer a summer school program; however, credit recovery opportunities will be provided for students in the summer. Students who are enrolled in CMCSS K-12 Virtual are subject to all State of Tennessee and School Board policies governing promotion, retention, and graduation. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Parents may apply for enrollment during the CMCSS application window for schools and programs of choice (January 15 – February 15).  Outside of this window, late applications are accepted following our policy outlined HERE.

Schedules vary depending on the grade level of your child. All students will receive live instruction, as well as have opportunities to complete activities independently.

Classes may meet for in-person activities and events throughout the school year. Attendance to these events are optional and based on family preferences. However, Tennessee State law requires students in grades 3rd through 8th and students taking End of Course (EOC) classes to attend in-person testing.

Students will receive an abundance of support throughout the school year. Students have access to their classroom teacher, counselor, administrators, related arts teachers, computer technician, and interventionist (if applicable).

CMCSS K-12 Virtual School is part of Clarksville-Montgomery County School System’s Schools of Choice program. Students must live within Montgomery County in order to attend.

No. Students will not be permitted to continue participation in school sanctioned extracurricular activities. However, CMCSS K-12 Virtual offers specialized clubs such as Lego Robotics, Key Club, National Honor Society, book clubs, and more.

No. All students are provided a school system laptop for use in the virtual setting. Students also may receive consumable materials such as workbooks, textbooks, or P.E. equipment. Hotspots may also be available for those who qualify.

A learning mentor is a designated adult who assumes responsibility for ensuring the student’s full academic participation. The learning mentor works with the teacher as a cohesive unit. Depending on the grade level of the student, the support provided by the learning mentor will differ.

No.  At the end of each school year, an intention form is sent to parents and guardians asking your intent for enrollment for the next school year.  There is no need to go through the application process each year.  

Yes.  In order to maintain enrollment at CMCSS K-12 Virtual School, students must have good attendance, maintain passing grades, and have good behavior.  In addition, student must be in attendance for all state testing.  If students do not remain in good standing, they will be placed on probation and  risk having to return to their zoned traditional school.  The specific criteria are located in the student handbook. 


"CMCSS K-12 Virtual has the been wonderful for our child and our family ! My son is thriving and leaning everyday and his interaction with his teachers is amazing. We appreciate the time and effort that is taken to pick quality teachers for our child to continue to grow ! I think this has been the best experience for him and plan to remain in the Virtual setting!"
Elementary School Parent
"We prefer the virtual school setting because it allows a hands-on, active role in our children’s education. It also minimizes their exposure to undesirable behaviors, pressures, and influences among their peers."
Middle School Parent/Guardian
"My daughter enjoys virtual schooling over traditional because she's able to better focus on her assignments without any disruptions."
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High School Parent


Our offices are located in the CMCSS Central Services South building located at 1312 Highway 48 in Clarksville, Tennessee.