Required iPad Setup

All sixth grade students AND students new to the junior high, along with one parent/guardian, are required to complete the iPad setup for school use. To complete the required iPad setup for school use:

Beginning in July, complete Part I of the online iPad Setup Checklist on your own. Click here to access the online iPad Setup Checklist.  

2018 iPad Requirements

The iPad is used extensively by students in the access of information and completion of work. Therefore, students are expected to bring their personal iPad to school every day. 

Recommended Specs

  • iPad, iPad Air 2, iPad Pro (10.5” max.), or the most current model (9.7”or 10.5” models only)

  • 128GB of storage

  • AppleCare+ for iPad

  • Protective Case (for example, Gumdrop or Otterbox)

Minimum Specs***

Not Supported

 •  iPad Air, iPad 1, iPad Mini, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad Pro 12.9” 


Accessories (recommended but not required)  

  •  Stylus
  •  Earbuds 

*Do not install any VPN applications (i.e. Betternet, EyeDactic, VyperVPN, PIA, IPVanish, Tunnel Bear, etc.). VPN clients usurp control of the student’s network connection and will result in their device being unable to reconnect to the VCS network. 

  • Elementary School 1450 Leigh Avenue
  • San Jose, CA 95125 408.559.4400 FAX: 408.559.4022
  • Junior High 100 Skyway Drive, Ste. 130
  • San Jose, CA 95111 408.513.2460 FAX: 408.513.2472
  • High School 100 Skyway Drive, Ste. 110
  • San Jose, CA 95111 408.513.2400 FAX: 408.513.2527
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