Technical Requirements

 Manhattan Virtual Academy is an entirely web-based application that only interacts with a browser. Any Operating System (OS) that can use the supported browsers is acceptable.

 Manhattan Virtual Academy will require a minimum of:

  • Screen resolution 1280 x 1024 or greater recommended (lower resolutions may require scrolling)
  • 128 MB graphics memory recommended
  • Internet Connection: High Speed (Broadband) (1.5 MB or higher)
  • Any headset or built in microphone

Operating Systems

  • Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista
  • MAC OSX Version 10.5.4 or later


  • Download Firefox, Chrome or Edge
  • Enable JavaScript Directions
  • Accept 3rd-Party Cookies Directions
  • Disable Pop-Up Blockers Directions (toolbar blockers too)


  • Adobe Acrobat Reader (Update)
  • Java (Update)
  • Flash Player 10
  • Shockwave Player
  • Java 2 Runtime Environment
  • WINDOWS (pc) – Install Windows Media Player
  • MAC (apple) – Install QuickTime (usually comes installed, may have to update)
  • MAC (apple) – Install Flip4Mac


  • Word Processing, Spreadsheet, and Presentation Software
  • Microsoft Office (2007 or higher optimum, older versions can download the compatibility pack) (Download)
  • Free Options (may be used in place of Microsoft Office)
  • Open Office (Download)
  • Google Docs (Download)


Call:  785.587.2100 extension 8073