K-8 Online Course List
The list below reflects courses generally available to those enrolled full-time in a K12 online school. Courses may vary from school to school. When considering enrollment, please discuss offered courses and material availability. View the HS course list.
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K12 Language arts/English courses help students develop important reading and writing skills, while inspiring a love of literature. Younger children learn the basics of phonics and grammar and prepare for reading while older students develop literary analysis and comprehension skills by reading novels and nonfiction works.
K12 math courses balance mastery of fundamental skills with critical thinking and problem-solving. Online games and animations illustrate concepts, while challenge problems, regular practice, and review ensure mastery of basic skills.
K12 science courses balance hands-on experiments with the systematic study of terms and concepts in life, earth, and physical sciences. Students learn how scientists understand our world and how the world is shaped by ongoing scientific and technological advances.
K12 history courses—with integrated topics in geography and civics—open young minds to far-off lands, distant times, and diverse cultures, emphasizing the story in history—a story that includes not only great men and women but also everyday people.
K12 art courses introduce students to great works of art from different cultures and eras, while engaging them in creative activity. Students learn the elements of art; study important paintings, sculpture, and architecture; and explore different artistic movements, then create their own works of art such as mobiles, collages, and stained glass.
The Spotlight on Music courses promote successful music learning as students explore and build foundational music skills. The program includes enriching musical experiences that help students understand music concepts. Lessons include music appreciation, music history, music culture, music theory, improvisational skills, compositional skills, ear training, and performance opportunities. Students will be exposed to a variety of interactive learning activities such as focused listening, singing, creative movement, dancing, virtual instruments, authentic recordings, videos, music theory exercises, etc. In addition, fulltime 3rd and 8th grade students will also have lessons on playing a real recorder. Spotlight on Music provides opportunities students to make meaningful connections with math, language arts, science, social studies, and other subjects as well.
Welcome to Online Learning Grades K–2
Welcome to Online Learning Grades 3–5
Welcome to Online Learning Grades 6–8
- Course list may vary at some K12 schools, including schools powered by K12.
- Course materials will be available in various formats, which may include physical and/or digital materials.