Online Middle Schools in Iowa
Building Success Through Personalized Learning
Whether you're looking for an alternative to traditional school, a more personalized approach to learning, or a way to be more involved in your student's education, online middle schools powered by Stride K12 have the solution. Students of all grade levels experience an engaging education that nurtures their strengths and abilities. Stride K12-powered tuition-free* online middle school in Iowa provides students with the tools they need to succeed in their own way.
How do I know if Iowa online middle school powered by Stride K12 is a good fit for my student?
Grades 6–8 are critical years for students to address gaps in learning, master challenging concepts, and prepare for high school. Stride K12-powered online middle school in Iowa offers students the ability to work through topics at their own pace.
Students follow a traditional school calendar, are taught by Iowa-licensed teachers, and have access to extracurricular activities that connect them with peers.
Students attend scheduled, live online classes from the comfort of home or anywhere there's an internet connection. Online and offline assignments are completed independently, in small groups of peers, or with the help of the Learning Coach—a parent or another responsible adult who gives support, guidance, and motivation to the student.
As students progress through middle school, they'll take on more responsibility for their education, preparing them for the more challenging environment of high school. Learn more about the role of a Learning Coach and explore the resources available to help families succeed with online learning.
Expanding Minds for the World Ahead
Curriculum is rooted in the principles of how students learn, while leveraging the power of technology with online learning. Stride K12-powered online middle school in Iowa uses a curriculum that fits the needs, abilities, and interests of students while preparing them for the more challenging topics they'll encounter in high school.
Stride K12-powered online middle schools offer courses in English, math, science, history, world languages, art, and music. In addition to required courses, students can choose from a variety of electives.** While many lessons are taught in live, interactive online sessions, students also complete assignments away from the computer screen.
Preview a sample online lesson to see what one is like at a Stride K12-powered online middle school in Iowa.
What social opportunities does an online middle school student have?
Middle school is a key time for students to develop important social skills and meaningful friendships. As a Stride K12-powered student, your Iowa middle schooler will be able to participate in virtual teacher-supervised clubs, in-person and online field trips, social excursions, and other events.§ Explore the extracurricular activities available at online middle school in Iowa powered by Stride K12.
*Families do not pay tuition for a student to attend an online public school. Common household items and office supplies like printer ink and paper are not provided. Our enrollment consultants can help you address your technological and computer needs.
** Courses vary by school. Please check with your school.
§Extracurricular activities and clubs vary by school. Please check with your school.