About VLA

A Member of the Charter School Associates' Family of Schools



The mission of Valrico Academy is to provide students with a well-rounded elementary school education, through a challenging program, with a focus on teaching of mathematics and science in the light of proven and innovative instructional methods in a stimulating an nurturing environment that is simultaneously safe and orderly.

Our Belief

Valrico Academy recognizes that all children are unique; that each learns in a different style and at a different pace. We strive to meet the individual needs of every student through a variety of programs and differentiated instructional techniques designed to prepare the child for success.

Valrico Academy offers a safe, secure, private school environment with a program that provides a quality and challenging academic education that includes:

  • parental involvement
  • school-wide disciplinary expectations
  • standards designed to foster academic, social and emotional growth.

We offer a balanced and flexible curriculum that provides a firm foundation in the core disciplines with enrichment in Math and Science and the infusion of technology throughout the school day.

School Grades and Academic Performance



School Budget

Annual Independent Audit


The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) was one of the six regional accreditation organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, until it was incorporated into the new organization AdvancED.

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Valrico Lake Advantage Academy is an AdvancED accredited educational institution. Accreditation through AdvancED indicates that Valrico Lake Advantage Academy has met rigorous, research- based standards of  educational excellence to ensure the education program offered at Valrico Lake Advantage Academy meets the needs of learners through proficiency in Leadership Capacity, Learning Capacity, and Resource Capacity. Using these standards, Valrico Lake Advantage Academy targets areas in each domain for continuous improvement in creating student success.