How does an online first grade program work?
K12-powered online first grade programs offer your child a personalized education experience. They follow the traditional school-year calendar and are tuition-free,* just like traditional public schools.
Elementary school curriculum for K12-powered schools is mastery based, meaning your child works at a pace best suited for their learning style. Online first grade programs combine hands-on learning with engaging online lessons to keep your student excited about learning. Curriculum is taught by state-certified teachers.
What is my involvement as a parent?
As your child's parent or guardian, you'll act as their Learning Coach. Your role will be to make sure your student completes their assignments and finishes lessons to stay on track. You'll work closely with teachers to monitor your student's progress. In first grade, the Learning Coach role typically takes about 4–6 hours a day.
What types of courses are in the K12-powered online first grade program?
Explore our list of online elementary school programs and courses to see if K12-powered online first grade is a good fit for your student. They'll learn foundational topics, including math, science, language arts, history, social sciences, world languages, art, and music.
In each of these subjects, your first grader will take online courses, apply problem-solving skills, tap into their creativity, use their imagination, and test their knowledge. K12-powered online first grade courses use interactive learning to keep your student engaged, interested, and on track.
Find an Online First Grade Program for Your Child
Type your zip code into our School Finder tool to find a K12-powered online first grade program near you. Please be advised that some schools only serve residents of specific areas.
*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.