South Dakota Virtual School (SDVS)

Black Hills Online Learning Center provides South Dakota students with a wide variety of online courses through South Dakota Virtual School (SDVS). The SDVS approval process assures Edmentum Courseware and EdOptions Academy courses are aligned to South Dakota standards, facilitated by state-certified teachers, and are vetted for quality and rigor. 


  • Biology
  • English 10
  • U.S. History

Visit the South Dakota Virtual School website for a full list of their approved courses.

About South Dakota Virtual School

Because the South Dakota Department of Education approves all courses, students can be assured that course offerings meet the state's high academic standards.

Any middle or high school student in South Dakota is eligible to take courses via the South Dakota Virtual School. But students must register through their home school district.