ACCEL SCHOOLS Virtual School Principal Salary in the United States

How much does a Virtual School Principal make at companies like ACCEL SCHOOLS in the United States? The average salary for Virtual School Principal at companies like ACCEL SCHOOLS in the United States is $107,603 as of August 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $92,346 and $122,860. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities2


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What does a Virtual School Principal do at companies like ACCEL SCHOOLS?

The School Principal manages the school leadership time in the effective and efficient day-to-day operation of the school. In conjunction with the Superintendent, the Principal is responsible for the implementation and achievement of the school’s academic vision, student advancement and daily operations within the school. The Principal will work collaboratively to ensure successful academic outcomes for all students while employing long-term instructional sustainability measures involving professional development, teacher quality assessment, curriculum and pedagogical advancement.

**Washington residency and teaching certification required**


  • Serve as the school's instructional leader and ensure data is being used to drive all academic decisions
  • Ensure teaching staff implements the instructional model, curriculum, supplemental curriculum, effective assessments, and targeted instruction to meet the individual needs of each student in collaboration with national team members
  • Maintain current knowledge of state specific school report card/accountability components and ensure all needed programming is in place to support achievement of those components
  • Effectively recruit, hire, and retain highly qualified staff
  • Conduct regular teacher and staff meetings that provide professional development and community building
  • carried out appropriately by all students, parents, and staff
  • Ensure maintenance of school census data, attendance data, and other reporting requirements as mandated by the state and/or school sponsor
  • Develop school and office security and emergency plans that meet requirements
  • Coordinate school technology efforts and make recommendations for improvement in collaboration with national team
  • Ensure creation and consistent review/updating of parent and student manuals, policies, and handbooks
  • Effectively communicate the school's mission and vision and solicit input from parents and families about school performance, areas for improvement, and their needs
  • Engage and build strong professional relationships with parents, characterized by timely and regular communications, involving parents, wherever possible in the life of the school
  • Coordinate special projects, such as peer mentoring, service learning and community involvement
  • Ensure student orientation and onboarding programs meet the needs of students, family, and staff
  • Respond in a timely, thorough and professional manner to complaints, comments, concerns and criticisms regarding school operations
  • Conduct home visits as needed
  • Collaborate on the development and implementation of the school marketing plans
  • Collaborate in the development and management of the school budget
  • Achieve and maintain budgeted enrollment thresholds
  • Attend all Board meetings
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Washington Principal licensure required
  • Master’s Degree in Education or a closely related field preferred, Bachelors’ Degree required
  • Minimum of ten years’ experience in education, including three years’ in an online school in an instructional role
  • Minimum of two years’ personnel management experience in a K-12 environment
  • Fluency in state-specific Standards and Common Core Standards
  • Fluency in state-specific School Accountability/Report Card Components
  • Fluency in state-specific education code
  • Deep knowledge of distance learning methodology, measurement and implementation
  • Deep knowledge of curriculum development, instructional strategies, and program design
  • Familiarity with school law, including the implications on the educational program and on liability.
  • Track record of building positive working relationships with multiple stakeholders including staff members, students, and parents
  • Ability to problem solve in a thoughtful and analytic manner
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills that reflect professionalism and tact at all times
  • Strong time management skills as reflected in effective work and adherence to deadlines on simultaneous projects
  • Understanding of and ability to manage confidential information
  • Strong computer skills including email and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to pass federal, state and local background checks
  • In-state residence preferred


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The chart shows total cash compensation for the ACCEL SCHOOLS Virtual School Principal in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $92,346 to $122,860 with an average total cash compensation of $107,603. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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