Ready, Set, Launch!

Interested in taking our classes? Missouri students can work with Launch liaisons in their school districts to enroll in our courses, or parents may enroll students directly. Learn how below.

Additional Notes & Resources: 


Enrolling Through a School District

Launch liaisons at Launch partner school districts can enroll students through Launchpad, our custom-designed enrollment portal. Liaisons from non-partner school districts can also enroll students through Launchpad (via MOCAP). Please check out the Launch Member Directory to learn if your student’s current school district/the school district you live in currently works with Launch.

Enrolling as a Parent

To register your student(s) for Full-Time Virtual Launch courses, parents must complete the Springfield Public Schools registration process outlined below:

Step 1: Gather your documents.
You will need:

    1. Student's proof of birth
    2. Student's Immunization Records
    3. Proof of Missouri Residency (this can be a utility bill, a lease or a similar document that is dated within the last 60 days)
    4. Previous school records (including transcripts, behavioral information, attendance records and the previous school’s name and address)
    5. Copy of parent/guardian photo ID (proof of guardianship, if applicable)
    6. A complete copy of this Health Inventory

Step 2: Complete the Online Application.
For this step, you should: 

    1. Go to the SPS Online Student Enrollment page and create a parent login ID.
    2. Select "MOCAP Full-Time Virtual Enrollment - 2022-23" in the dropdown, and select "Go".

Please note: Your required documents can be submitted on the last page in the online application or submitted through an email to If emailing, please include your student's full legal name and date of birth.

Once all required documents have been submitted and the online application has been completed, your student's registration can be processed. If your student is registering for 6th-12th grade, the Launch counseling team will contact you with more information about course offerings. Students in grades K-5 with be enrolled in Homeroom, Art, Music and PE courses. In addition, K-5 gifted services are available (if applicable).

Students who are enrolled through SPS will be required to meet all academic and attendance requirements or will be dropped from the virtual program and returned to their home district per the provisions of the law. Students with IEPs will be accepted following an IEP review to ensure the provision of FAPE.

MSHSAA NOTE: Students who enroll in MOCAP via Springfield Public Schools are not MSHSAA eligible.


Launch Programming

K-5 students engage with teachers everyday.

Elementary Programming (Grades K-5)

Launch’s Elementary (k-5) courses operate on a synchronous model so that teachers may best support students. The following items will be helpful in getting students started with Launch.
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Middle school learners choose from dozens of courses.

Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Full-time virtual middle school students enroll in four content area courses; Health; PE; plus 1-2 exploratories (based on their home district’s requirements). Students can also enroll in Launch middle school courses on a per-course basis.
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Launch offers all courses that are needed to graduate.

High School (Grades 9-12)

Full-time virtual high school students have both required and elective courses available. Schedules vary by grade level, and graduation requirements slightly differ by school district.

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Launch Missouri's Workforce

Launch Missouri’s Workforce is a new initiative designed to offer high school students a career-focused virtual education path in their chosen area of interest. Students who successfully complete the courses in their selected workforce career pathway will graduate high school career ready with both skills and industry-recognized certifications and credentials.
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