Online High Schools in Minnesota: A Path to the Future
When students make the most of their potential, it helps set them on a path to a bright future. That's why K12-powered online high schools in Minnesota offer students the benefits of traditional schooling in a safe and versatile online environment—to help them prepare for success in our rapidly changing world. But that doesn't mean they sacrifice important face-to-face connections. K12's personalized learning program—available in K12-powered online high schools in Minnesota—offers students individually tailored learning experiences with the help of state-licensed teachers, support from caring online school staff, and in-person activities where students can gather with friends. And best of all for Minnesota families, virtual high schools powered by K12 are tuition-free.*
How does K12's personalized learning program work?
Online high schools in Minnesota offering K12's personalized program help students become motivated, independent learners. The program includes:
- An Individualized Learning Plan for each student that addresses their strengths, areas that need support, and their personal interests
- Minnesota-licensed teachers who provide instruction in live, online classes and tailor teaching to students' needs
- Rigorous, highly interactive online curriculum that keeps students interested and inspired
- Online clubs and in-person field trips as well as extracurricular activities that bring students together
How do K12-powered Minnesota virtual high schools work?
K12-powered online high schools in Minnesota are full-time, tuition-free,* and follow the traditional Minnesota school year schedule. The online high school curriculum features core courses as well as art, music, world languages, and many electives. Select K12-powered online schools offer eligible students the opportunity to enroll in dual credit courses at participating Minnesota universities where they can earn college credits while in high school. Students can also explore career-focused courses for an introduction to a possible future career path. (Course availability and course materials vary by school.) Minnesota-licensed teachers deliver instruction in live, online classes, and a parent (or another responsible adult) serving as the Learning Coach, provides about 1 to 2 hours of daily support helping the student stay on schedule, recording attendance, and communicating with teachers.
Minnesota K12-Powered Online High School Options
You can choose the best fit for your student from these three excellent K12-powered Minnesota virtual school options:
Minnesota Virtual Academy | Grades K–12
Minnesota Virtual Academy, a program of the Houston Public School District, offers an engaging, interactive curriculum featuring core courses, art, music, and world languages, honors and AP® level courses, and many electives, including career-focused courses. Eligible juniors and seniors can earn college credit on select courses through the Postsecondary Enrollment Option.
iQ Academy Minnesota | Grades K–12
iQ Academy Minnesota, an online program of Independent School District No. 544, Fergus Falls, uses an innovative education model in which students work through online lessons themselves and then attend live, online, teacher-led sessions devoted to the practical application of each lesson. Minnesota-licensed teachers and school counselors provide instruction, guidance, and support to students and families.
Insight School of Minnesota | Grades K–12
Insight School of Minnesota, an online program of the Brooklyn Center Community School District, provides a high level of support as students address academic challenges. Students receive a fresh start that encourages them stay in school and earn a high school diploma. Credit recovery courses, block scheduling, career and college planning, and support programs help students build confidence and skills.
Destinations Career Academy at MNVA, a program of the Houston Public School District, is an innovative, tuition-free online program that combines core academics with industry-relevant, career-focused electives—giving students a jump-start on their college and career goals. Starting in 8th grade, students can begin taking Career Exploration courses to help them discover their strengths and interests. As they begin working toward their high school diplomas, students can choose from a variety of electives in these high-demand career fields: Business, Health and Human Services, Information Technology, and Manufacturing and the Trades. Minnesota-licensed teachers provide live online instruction and tailor teaching to student needs. Students participate in career-oriented clubs, gain workplace skills, and prepare to take industry-recognized certification exams in their chosen career path upon graduation.
Discover K12-Powered Online Learning
Your student's path to a bright future may be only a click away. Learn more about tuition-free* online high schools in Minnesota powered by 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.