Online Sixth Grade with K12

K12 fuels flexible learning for sixth graders, laying the foundation for success as students step into middle school and beyond.

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How does online Sixth Grade work?


Pave the path forward

Sixth graders discover their interests through a dynamic curriculum led by certified teachers — exploring core courses, electives, and advanced, hands-on learning options.

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Language Arts

Sixth graders explore the power of human kindness with “The Secret Garden” and the impact of words in “Twelfth Night,” expanding their literary horizons while studying grammar, usage, sentence structure, and punctuation.  

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With games, videos, and live classes, students figure out whole number multiplication and division in preparation for seventh grade ratio work. 

Kids learn statistical graphing, volume measurement, and percentages through  engaging, hands-on activities.

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Seismic shifts happen when students experiment with the forces shaping our planet, from plate tectonics and rocks to wind and water. 

Budding scientists deepen knowledge of earth, energy, and universe through videos, virtual labs, and class discussions.

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World Languages

Hola! Sixth grade Spanish students learn grammatical concepts and vocabulary words through themed units. 

They’ll study greetings, school terms, colors, adjectives, verbs, and telling time through written texts, videos, comprehension exercises, and live assessments.

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From camera to brush, students unleash their creativity while studying architecture, sculptures, and colorful folk art from around the world and across the ages. 

Prepare the picture frames: they’ll create their own masterpieces too.

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Introduce your young star to Broadway musicals, songs of the season, basic composing, and music reading. 

Students gain foundational skills through interactive lessons in music appreciation, theory, culture, and performance.

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Health and P.E.

Important sixth grade health concerns include bullying, internet safety, violence prevention, nutrition, and the opioid epidemic. 

Students learn how to be healthy and spot mental health disorders, and apply their knowledge to a service project.

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Career Readiness

Students explore potential careers through electives in marketing, photography, agriculture, healthcare, manufacturing, engineering, web design, coding, and journalism. 

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Students step back in time to investigate the people, policies, and powers that shaped modern America — from crusaders to innovators. 

Through engaging lessons and essay writing, they learn how to make a better society for all.

a day in the life


Connor thrives with a flexible learning environment where he can pause to move around and take the time he needs to finish assignments.


Fun with friends

Students form strong social ties by participating in extracurriculars, attending local school-sponsored events, and celebrating milestones in person.

Your student’s team

Your child’s success is a community effort.

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The Student

Each young learner explores a developmentally appropriate mix of online and hands-on learning activities.

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The Parent

You or another responsible adult act as your child’s Learning Coach. Learning Coaches spend about 4-6 hours a day working with teachers and providing student guidance.

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The Teacher

Our state-certified teachers build learning plans, monitor progress and attendance, teach live online classes, and hold online help sessions and office hours.

How do I get started?

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I’m ready to find a school

Accredited K12-powered schools are available all over the country. Select your state for a list of local options.

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I need more information.

It’s easy to reach out, chat, schedule a tour, and find out how K12 can work for you.

* 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 address your technological and computer questions and needs.

** Courses and course materials vary by school and course