Tuition-free online public schools
Engaging, Interactive Curriculum
Online and In-Person Sessions and Activities*
A Supportive School Community
How does Online Public School work?
Hear how online learning works—the benefits and challenges—from families at Stride K12-powered schools. Although switching from a traditional classroom to virtual schooling can be a big adjustment, Stride K12 provides the tools and support to address these challenges.
How is public school at home similar to a traditional school?
Like brick-and-mortar schools, Stride K12-powered online public schools:
- Are tuition-free and full time
- Serve students in grades K–12
- Have state-certified teachers who provide instruction and support
- Provide you with education materials including textbooks, workbooks, and hands-on materials**
- Follow a traditional school year
- Adhere to state requirements for assessments
- Award graduates a high school diploma
At statewide virtual academies, available in dozens of states and D.C., learning takes place at home. Some of these schools incorporate elements of in-person learning at an onsite location. And more than 20 offer Stride Career Prep, which allows students to explore in-demand careers.
Grade Levels: K—12†
Stride Career Prep
Grade Levels: 6—12†
Insight Schools specialize in helping students overcome obstacles to success in school, stay on track, and build their confidence. Academic supports such as block scheduling, credit recovery, and remediation help engage and empower students.
Grade Levels: 6—12†
What is a typical day for students in online public school?
How do I enroll my student in an online public school?
I’m ready to find a school.
Online public schools powered by Stride K12 are available in many U.S. states. Select your state for a list of the options in your area.
I’m ready to enroll.
If you're ready to enroll, simply create a Parent Portal account or log in to your existing account to begin the enrollment process.
*In-person learning opportunities vary by school. Please check with your school.
**Course materials vary by school and course.
†Grade ranges vary by school.
‡Career fields vary by school. Please check with your school.