High School Electives

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Explore Elective Courses for Online High Schools

High school students enrolled in K12-powered online high schools can explore a variety of electives in addition to core courses. High school is an exciting time where students explore their interests even deeper and consider their postgraduation path in the workforce or college.

Students can expand on their interests in an environment that fosters exploratory and creative learning with high school electives including Art History, Art Appreciation, Music Appreciation, Physical Education, Personal Health, Nutrition & Wellness, Personal Fitness, Life Skills, and Introductory Finance among others.


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Health, Nutrition & Wellness



Online High School Electives and Courses that Support Your Teen’s Future


Our curriculum is rooted in the principles of how children learn, while harnessing the power of technology to make learning come alive. K12-powered online high schools offer core, credit recovery, honors, and AP ® courses.* View the list of online high school courses, and check out sample lessons to determine if online high school powered by K12 is a good fit for your student.


High school electives encourage students to explore their interests with creative, hands-on learning. All high school courses are designed to help students find what interests them and follow that path through to postgraduation success. Career-focused online high school electives allow students to explore a possible postsecondary major or career interest.

Succeed with Online Learning

Students work more independently in high school but are still supported by a team of people and support resources. Explore the role of a Learning Coach and play an active role in your teen’s education. Bookmark the K12 blog as your home base for how-to’s, best practices, routines, and special programs and supports.

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*Courses and course materials vary by school and course.