EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR VIRTUAL STUDENTS

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1. Internet Connection

Broadband, wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE). A speed of 3 Mbps (up/down) is required for each student. For example, if there were 4 students in a family a speed of 12 Mbps (up/down) would be required.

2. School-Provided COMPUTER Kit Rental

The computer package includes everything that the online student needs to participate effectively in a virtual classroom. The computer is school-managed to restrict the student from browsing the internet, accessing computer games, etc. Working on a school-managed computer eliminates the need for parental monitoring and helps the student focus on his studies.

The rental price is $290 per year. Every four years the computer and all accessories are replaced with a new kit. The computer is to be returned to the school at the end of four years. The accessories do not need to be returned.

The Computer Kit includes the following:

  1. Acer 21.5" Full HD Monitor

  2. Logitech MK120 Keyboard

  3. Logitech C920S Webcam

  4. Logitech H540 USB Headset

  5. Codi Camera Tripod

  6. 3Ft HDMI Cable

  7. HIDEit Mac Mini Mount

  8. Mac Mini (Apple M1 chip with 8-core CPU, 256 GB SSD)

  9. AppleCare+ for Mac Mini

  10. JAMF School Management License

7. School-Provided iPAD Kit Rental

The iPad kit comes with an iPad, Keyboard, Case, Logitech Stylus, and device protection. Every four years the iPad and all accessories are replaced with a new kit.

The rental price is $178 per year.