Registration

FLEX Registration Process

Currently, students enrolled in the DeKalb County School District are eligible to take virtual courses with FLEX Academy.

FLEX Program FLEX Academy Middle School FLEX Academy High School
Description FLEX Academy Middle School is the district virtual learning option for middle school students (grades 6-8)/families who will not participate in in-person instruction in the 2021-2022 school year. FLEX Academy High School is the district virtual learning option for high school students (grades 9-12)/families who will not participate in in-person instruction in the 2021-2022 school year.
Cost There is no cost for FLEX Academy Middle School courses for most students. Students attending DCSD Charter Schools must pay $250/0.5 unit to take FLEX courses. There is no cost for FLEX Academy High School courses for most students. Students attending DCSD Charter Schools must pay $250/0.5 unit to take FLEX courses.
Course Dates August 2, 2021-December 17, 2021 August 2, 2021-December 17, 2021
Registration Window July 26, 2021-August 6, 2021
Late registration requests will require additional approval. Please contact your local school counselor for details.
July 26, 2021-August 6, 2021
Late registration requests will require additional approval. Please contact your local school counselor for details.
Withdrawal Deadline Enrollment in FLEX Academy Middle School is a semester-long commitment. There will be an opportunity to change your child’s learning option to in-person learning for second semester in November 2021. Enrollment in FLEX Academy High School is a semester-long commitment. There will be an opportunity to change your child’s learning option to in-person learning for second semester in November 2021.
EOC Testing Dates December 6-14, 2021; administered at local school December 6-14, 2021; administered at local school

FLEX Program FLEX AHEAD During the Day FLEX AHEAD Beyond the Day FLEX RESTORE Credit Recovery
Description FLEX AHEAD During the Day courses are full-length courses that fit into the child’s school day schedule. FLEX AHEAD Beyond the Day courses are full-length Courses that DO NOT fit into the child’s school day schedule.  Courses are taken in addition to the school day-scheduled courses. FLEX RESTORE Credit Recovery courses are abbreviated courses that are taken in addition to the school day-scheduled courses.  Student must have previously attempted and failed the requested course with a grade of 55-69. Evidence of the failing grade must be visible on the student’s DCSD transcript. FLEX RESTORE courses are NOT recognized and approved by NCAA. Athletes are not permitted to take FLEX RESTORE courses.
Cost There is no cost for FLEX AHEAD During the Day courses for most students. Students attending DCSD Charter Schools must pay $250/0.5 unit to take FLEX courses. Currently, district funding will support the cost of FLEX AHEAD Beyond the Day courses for most students. To ensure equitable access, students are limited to 1.0 unit of FLEX Beyond the Day courses per semester. Students attending DCSD Charter Schools must pay $250/0.5 unit to take FLEX courses. Currently, district funding will support the cost of FLEX RESTORE courses for most students. To ensure equitable access, students are limited to 1.0 unit of FLEX Restore courses per semester. Students attending DCSD Charter Schools must pay $100/0.5 unit to take FLEX RESTORE courses.
Course Dates August 2, 2021-December 17, 2021 August 2, 2021-December 17, 2021 October 6, 2021-December 17, 2021
Registration Window July 26, 2021-September 10, 2021 July 26, 2021-September 10, 2021 July 26, 2021-September 30, 2021
Withdrawal Deadline September 20, 2021 September 20, 2021 October 25, 2021
EOC Testing Dates December 6-14, 2021; administered at local school December 6-14, 2021; administered at local school December 6-14, 2021; administered at local school
Effective Fall 2021, students who attend Charter schools are now required to pay tuition for all FLEX courses. This includes courses taken via FLEX Ahead During the Day, FLEX Ahead Beyond the Day, FLEX Restore, FLEX Academy High School, and FLEX Academy Middle School.

The costs for these courses is $100-250/0.5 unit (depending on program). Tuition for FLEX courses is required for the following schools:

  • DeKalb Agriculture, Technology, and Environment, Inc. (DATE)
  • DeKalb Preparatory Academy (DPA)
  • DeKalb PATH Academy (PATH)
  • GLOBE Academy
  • International Community School (ICS)
  • Leadership Preparatory Academy (LPA)
  • Museum School of Avondale Estates
  • Tapestry Public Charter School
To learn more about this, parents should review their Charter School Governance guidance documents (see page 29 of the FY22 Department Services Guide). Tuition must be paid in full prior to enrollment in courses. Students/Parents must make an appointment to pay their tuition by clicking here.