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Florida Department of Education Creates COVID 19 Website

The Florida Department of Education has created a new website (COVID Stops With Me) that is very informative. 

Buffalo Scholarship Foundation Announces Upcoming Golf Tournament

The Buffalo Scholarship Foundation will host their annual golf tournament fundraiser on Saturday, October 24, 2020 with several changes to follow health and safety guidelines. Players, teams and sponsors can visit the registration page to enter a full team, individual players, sponsor a hole and purchase special event tickets. You can also see more details in the flyer below. We hope you can join us for this great event with 100% of the proceeds going to graduating VHS seniors for post-secondary scholarships! 

Buffalo Scholarship Foundation Partners with Citizens First Bank

VCS, Buffalo Scholarship Foundation*(BSF) and Citizens First Bank have partnered on a unique fundraiser to benefit VHS graduates. The "Buffalo Charity Checking" account benefits BSF. To learn more see the PDF below. Go Buffalo!

The Villages Charter School Is Growing

The Villages Daily Sun provides lots of information about a new world class development along CR 470 in Sumter County. You can learn more about the future of Villages' neighborhoods, cool shopping and dining venues, family housing, a state of the art medical complex and.... a new K-8 building and a new 9-12 high school! 

Updated CDC Guidelines for Reopening Schools

On Thursday, July 23rd the CDC released new guidelines for the reopening schools. See the information here.

Discount Cards For Sale

Buffalo Discount Cards are now available. The cards feature numerous discounts on goods and services to participating local businesses and are valid through July 31, 2021. Cards are $10 each (cash or checks accepted) with checks made payable to VHS Athletics. 


Friday, September 18th

* VHS Gold Day

* VHS JV Football vs. Bishop Moore @ HG Morse Field (5:00 pm)

Saturday, September 19th

* VCMS All State Band Auditions

* VHS Cross Country Buffalo Invitational @ Polo Field (8:00 am)

* VHS Girls' & Boys' Golf Buffalo Invitational @ Glenview (Noon)

Monday, September 21st

* VHS Green Day

* 1st Quarter Mid-Point

* Freedom Week

Tuesday, September 22nd

* VHS Gold Day

* VHS Picture Day (Grades 9-11 & Staff)

* VHS Bowling vs. Mt. Dora @ Fiesta Bowl (3:15 pm)

* VHS Boys' Golf vs. South Sumter @ Glenview CC (4:00 pm)

* VHS Girls' Golf vs. Umatilla @ Eagle Dunes Sorrento (4:00 pm)

* VHS Swimming vs. Leesburg @ Laurel Manor Pool (4:30 pm)

Wednesday, September 23rd

* VHS Green Day

* VHS JV Football vs. Trinity Catholic @ HG Morse Field (6:00 pm)

* VHS Volleyball vs. Pierson Taylor @ VHS Fieldhouse (JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:00 pm)

Thursday, September 24th

* VHS Gold Day

* VHS Bowling vs. Leesburg @ AMF Bowling Alley (3:15 pm)

* VHS Girls' Golf vs. Mt. Dora Christian Academy @ Palmer Legends (4:00 pm)

* VHS Boys' Golf vs. Wildwood @ Glenview CC (4:00 pm)

* VHS Swimming vs. Mt. Dora @ Laurel Manor Pool (4:30 pm)

* VHS Volleyball vs. Umatilla @ VHS Fieldhouse (JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:00 pm)

Friday, September 25th

* VHS Green Day

* VHS Football vs. Eustis @ HG Morse Field (Teacher Night) (7:00 pm)

Saturday, September 26th

* SAT @ VHS (8:00 am)

* VHS Cross Country @ Trinity Catholic (8:00 am)

Monday, September 28th

* VHS Gold Day

* VCMS Volleyball @ Wildwood MHS (4:00 pm)

* VHS Volleyball @ Pierson - Taylor (JV 5:00 pm, Varsity 6:30 pm)

Tuesday, September 29th

* VHS Green Day

* VHS NHS Meeting @ VHS Cafeteria (2:45 pm)

* VCMS Football @ South Sumter MS (6:00 pm)

Wednesday, September 30th

* VHS Gold Day

Thursday, October 1st

* VHS Green Day

* VCMS Girls' & Boys' Golf @ Citrus Spring (3:00 pm)

* VCMS Volleyball @ Lecanto MS (3:00 pm)

* VHS Volleyball vs. South Sumter @ VHS Fieldhouse (JV 5:30 pm, Varsity 7:00 pm)

* VHS JV Football @ South Sumter (6:30 pm)

Friday, October 2nd

* VHS Gold Day

* VHS Football @ Trinity Catholic (7:00 pm)

Saturday, October 3rd

* SAT @ VHS (8:00 am)

VCS In The News 

New VHS Culinary Club Gets Donation

VHS Swim Teams Win First Live Match of 2020

VHS Football Opens 2020 Season Friday

VHS Volleyball Ready to Begin Season

VHS Interact Club Donates Supplies

VHS Cross Country Teams Ready to Open Season

First Day of School for VCS

A Look Back Over 20 Years of VCS

Camp Innovation Completes Successful First Week

Back to School Tax Holiday This Weekend

VCS Pivots to Camp and Delays School Start

VHS Golden Girls Ready for New Season

Jumpstart Summer Camp at VCMS

Back to School Supplies

Plans to Return to School

VCS Summer Reading Off to a Good Start

VHS Students Win Art Contest

VCS Plans to Reopen Regular School in August

VHS Construction Academy Helps Complete Home

VHS Class of 2020 Has Epic Finale

Class of 2020 Graduation

Gov. Scott Visits VHS

The Villages Charter School 15 Years of Impact

VCS Earns 17th A Rating in a Row

The Florida Department of Education has released the 2018-2019 school grades for all schools and The Villages Charter School has again earned an A rating!

Congrats to all students, teachers, administrators, staff, & parents for this achievement.

For the past 12 years, VCS has received a “K-12 grade” (all “A’s”)—also,

The Villages High School has now earned 14 straight A’s (2006 – 2019)

The Villages Charter Middle School has now earned 17 straight A’s (2003 - 2019)

The Villages Charter Elementary School has now earned 17 straight A’s (2003 - 2019)

VCS Earns School of Excellence Designation Again!

The Villages Charter School has again earned a School of Excellence designation based upon academic data from the past three school years. The Florida State Board of Education announced the list of schools at their most recent meeting. Well done VCS!

VCS Adopts 2020-21 School Calendar

The Villages Charter School has adopted the 2020-21 school calendar. See the PDF below.

Important Documents

Please see the list of important documents below.

      BSF VCS CFB Buffalo Charity Checking
      BSF Golf Tournament Forms
      VCS 20-21 Updated School Calendar
      FL DOE Reopening Guidelines 7.6.20
      FL DOE Executive Order 7.6.20
      20-21 Buffalo PRIDE Calendar of Events
      20-21 Sport Physical Form
      20-21 Enrollment FAQs
      2018-2019 VCS K-12 Academic Achievement Report
      2018-2019 VCS K-12 Academic Executive Summary
      AdvancEd Accreditation 2017
      VCS Named High Performing Charter School

Website Accessibility

The Villages Charter School (VCS) is committed to ensuring that its website is accessible to people with disabilities. If you use assistive technology and are experiencing difficulty accessing information on this site, please contact to gain access to inaccessible content or functionality of online content. To file a formal grievance under Section 504 and Title II with VCS please contact Patrick Murphy, Instructional Technology Supervisor at 352-259-2350.