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Is online high school right for your child?
Engaging, Interactive Curriculum
Online and In-Person Sessions and Activities*
A Supportive School Community
A Day in the Life of an Online High School Student
How does online high school work?
Attend live online classes, complete assignments, watch videos, and take quizzes.
Participate in live discussions, post on message boards, and connect with peers.
Complete practical assignments offline to help reinforce concepts.
K12-powered online high school resembles a traditional brick-and-mortar school but with the added convenience of taking place online. K12-powered schools offer personalized learning tailored to your child’s unique learning needs. 9–12 students can learn anywhere there’s an internet connection at any time with 24/7 access to our Online Learning System (OLS) and a variety of interactive offline activities.
What does the online school experience look like?
The K12 online platform is designed to deliver engaging classes, support students, and keep things organized for parents. Students work on their own or in small groups as they become more independent learners. Plus, state-certified teachers are only a question away. Watch the demo to see how it works.
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Our virtual high school curriculum is rooted in the principles of how children learn, while the online school platform harnesses the power of 21st-century technology to make learning come alive. K12-powered online high schools offer on-level, credit recovery, honors, and Advanced Placement® online courses.** In addition to required courses, students can choose from a wide variety of electives including Stride Career Prep courses at select schools. All high school courses are designed to help your student find what interests them and follow that path through to postgraduation success in college or the workforce.
Explore Online High School Courses
K12-powered online high schools offer engaging, interactive courses that combine tried-and-true educational approaches with the best practices for online instruction.
Your Student's Team
As a parent, you play an active role by partnering with teachers and your child—while K12 and your school provide resources, advice, and access to the support of an online parent community. Discover how K12 helps students reach their full potential through inspired teaching and personalized virtual high school learning.
In high school, content is mostly online with some opportunities for in-person learning,* and students work more independently.
Take a closer look at how online learning works for high school students.
You or another responsible adult act as your child's Learning Coach. Learning Coaches work with teachers—helping to monitor student attendance and provide oversight. On average, you'll spend 1–3 hours a day providing guidance.†
Explore what the role of the learning Coach is like in high school.
State-certified teachers help create student learning plans, monitor progress and attendance, teach live online classes, and hold online help sessions and office hours.
Learn what to expect from your high schooler's teachers.
Awards and Recognition
K12 meets the highest standards of educational management, and has been recognized with awards and accolades for its curriculum, programming, and technology.
How can you help prepare your child for college, a career, or both?
You may want to consider Stride Career Prep, which combines traditional academics with a career-focused, college-ready education. Your child can gain real-world skills, find their passion, and explore popular industries‡—all while earning their diploma.
Stride Graduation Guarantee
Whether your child is planning to go to college or head straight into a career, a high school diploma is critical to their success. That's why we guarantee that eligible students enrolled in K12-powered public schools will graduate from high school.
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*In-person learning opportunities vary by school. Please check with your school.
** Courses vary by school. Please check with your school.
†This time varies based on the independence of your student.
§Extracurricular activities and clubs vary by school. Please check with your school.
‡Career fields vary by school. Please check with your school.
Just like in a traditional school, students at K12-powered high schools can socialize with each other through extracurricular clubs and activities—both online and in person.§ In addition to your school's offerings, Stride K12 has 50+ national online clubs, giving your teen the chance to expand their network across the country.
Get a glimpse of how families fit social time into their school day.
Explore more in-depth ideas about socialization with a Learning Coach.