The study was based off a one-week snapshot of U.S. Census Bureau data from May during nationwide school closures.
An internal Department of Education document shows Acellus Learning Accelerator received mostly negative remarks in an early review by content specialists.
The State Auditor also criticized Department of Education officials for not cooperating with its investigation.
The original plan was to have students learn remotely for the first four weeks of the school year.
The Department of Education approved Acellus Learning Accelerator as an option for students learning remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The department plans to update the numbers every Friday afternoon.
State education officials have been increasingly criticized for not releasing information when positive cases occur.
The responsibility has fallen to local administrators as the Department of Education continues to wait on COVID-19 guidance from the Department of Health.
The department is spending millions of dollars on laptops and mobile hotspots for low-income families but some devices have yet to arrive.