Technical requirements

 Manhattan Virtual Academy is an entirely web-based application that only interacts with a browser. 

Your student will need access to reliable internet, a laptop or desktop computer with microphone and camera, and for elementary, a printer.  MVA does not provide these.

Manhattan Virtual Academy will require a minimum of:

  • Screen resolution 1024 x 768 or greater recommended 
  • Printer and means to digitally submit a file or ability to digitally edit PDF files
  • Internet Connection: High Speed (Broadband) 
  • Audio: Speakers and Microphone

Supported Devices

  • Laptop computers
  • Desktop 
  • iPads- NOT recommended

Preferred Browsers

  • Firefox
  • Chrome

Required Software

  • Word Processing software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Office
  • Free options: Open Office and Google Docs


  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows 10,8,7
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.15 (Catalina)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks)
  • iOS version 9.0+
  • Android version 6.0+
  • Marshmellow


Call:  785.587.2100 extension 8073