Traditional laptops with the following requirements are preferred. *Please note mobile and other light devices such as iPads and Chromebooks do NOT work with our learning management systems.
Due to state testing requirements ALL students will be required to bring their device to their zoned school for testing. If the device does not meet these minimum standards please request a VOL device to be issued.
Minimum System Requirements for Ideal Performance
250 GB Hard Drive
4 GB RAM Memory
Web Camera or Built-in Camera
Microsoft Office products including Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint
FSA lockdown Browser installed for all students 4-12 for state testing
All VCS students can download Microsoft Office to their personal devices for free
Students can log into VPortal, go to Office 365 and select the Download option in the upper right-hand corner
Apple Mac OS users: Please note our programs do NOT accept files from Apple software products such as Apple Pages. You will need to download and install Microsoft Office products or use a converter.
Computer components also needed for virtual learning include:
Microphone (internal AND headset with mic)
Printer with a supply of ink and paper (highly recommended)
Scanner or cell phone to use for uploading course assignments.