K12 Produces Results
For over a decade, K12 has had a powerful impact on our students' academic and personal success— but don't take our word for it. Through the latest case studies, surveys, and research, you can see the results for yourself.
You'll discover how K12 students perform strongly in math and literacy. How satisfied parents and students are with our curriculum and our partner schools. And how active students are in their extracurricular activities, friendships, and family lives while learning with K12.
Annual K12 Academic Report
Our 2015 K12 Academic Report shows the progress K12 is making toward realizing the promise of technology-enabled individualized learning. The report provides a clear-eyed view of K12's academic growth amidst numerous industry challenges, and highlights our continued efforts to improve the K12 program and student outcomes through innovation, investment, and partnerships.
White Papers and Reports
- Minnesota Virtual Academy: Lessons Learned from a Mature and Growing Virtual School
- Wisconsin Virtual Academy: Building Strong Relationships for Academic Success
- Closing the Achievement Gap at Three Virtual Academies
- Effective Teaching in the K–12 Online Learning Environment
- Louisiana Virtual Charter Academy: A Success Story
- Prepared for Launch: How New Mexico Virtual Academy Embarked as the State's First Virtual Charter School and Reached Success
The Longer Students Stay with K12, the Better They Perform
Compared to students enrolled less than one year, students who remain enrolled for three or more years achieve higher proficiency percentages on state tests. 1
Yearly Academic Growth
For the 2012–2013 school year, on Scantron standardized tests, in most grades, students in K12 Virtual Academies met or exceeded the national norm group mean gain in Reading and Mathematics. 2
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of K12 parents say the curriculum has helped the student to prepare for future success 4
of K12 parents say their student has benefited academically from the K12 curriculum 3
of K12 parents say that they are satisfied with their student's teachers 6
of high school seniors say they have benefited academically from the K12 curriculum 5
K12 Students are Socially Engaged
of K12 high school students participate in activities outside of the home 8
of K12 elementary online school students rate their ability to make friends as being better or unchanged since becoming a K12 student 7
Popular K12 Student activities include: 9
of K–12 online curriculum to U.S. school districts, EdNet Insight (2012)
U.S. Distance Learning Association (2010)
Public Virtual School Solution, Software Information Industry Association (2011 Finalist)
Golden Lamp and Distinguished Achievement Awards, Association of Educational Publishers 2013 winners: K12 Language Arts 2; EmbarK12 for Preschool Learners
1 Source: K12 Academic Report 2014: a study of K12 student academic performance as measured on state test scores from the 2010–2011 to 2012–2013 school years.
2 Scantron Performance Series was administered to K12 students in grades 3–10 in fall 2011–2013 school years. Norm group is composed of thousands of students who represent the national demographics in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and other student characteristics.
3,4,6 K–8 and High School Parent Satisfaction surveys for K12 public schools conducted by Penn Schoen Berland, spring 2014
5 High School Senior survey for K12 public schools, May 2014
7 IESD: Evaluation of the Social Skills of Full-Time, Online Public School Students in grades 2,4,6, May 2009
8,9 K12 2013 National Programs survey, grades K–12