Internet Access at Home

Internet Access at Home

What if a student doesn’t have access to the internet at home?

iPads and Chromebooks have the ability to work offline. If a student does not have internet access at home, they can still access apps (Docs, Spreadsheets, Slides) by enabling offline mode. 

Other options:

  • Apply for Internet Essentials low-cost internet access through Comcast Xfinity for information call 1-855-846-8376 or visit their website, linked here

  • Apple for the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program. This FCC program was created to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more. Qualifying individuals will receive up to $50 per month for internet costs, paid directly to their internet provider by the EBB program.

  • Blue Ridge’s Learn from Home Program, for information call 717-938-6501

  • For a listing of providers by zip code, please visit their website at:

  • The District does have a limited supply of “hot spots” that are designed to work with District-issued devices. Priority for hot spots will be given to families who qualify for free or reduced price meals. If you are interested in a hot spot or need additional assistance please fill out the form, linked here.

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