K12-powered school options allow students to learn in the ways that are best for them—in their own place and at their own pace. Discover how K12 helps students reach their full potential through inspired teaching and personalized learning with quality online curriculum—all from the safety and comfort of home.
How Online Learning works
Online schooling allows students to learn at home, or wherever there's an internet connection, while enjoying the benefits and support of a school program. Learn more about how online learning works for students, what a typical school day involves, your role as a Learning Coach, and how your student can socialize with classmates.
Back to School? Some Parents Aren’t So Sure
Are you uncertain about your child’s education in the fall, and worried about the rising health concerns with COVID-19? You’re not alone. A recent survey found that over 60% of parents are hesitant to send their children back to school amid new fears of COVID-19, updated mask regulations, and the rising Delta variant.
Stride K12-Powered Students Beat the "COVID Slide"
While most of the nation saw declines in student reading and math scores over the course of the pandemic, a new study shows that Stride K12-powered students kept right on learning! In fact, many students in Stride K12-powered schools stayed on track or made academic gains. Compare the data on learning loss and see how parents rated their students' experiences with online learning.
What Sets K12 Apart?
When weighing your online school options, consider the components of a successful online learning environment. Learn more about how K12 compares with other online learning solutions regarding programs and curriculum, career readiness and support programs, and student and parent experience.
Frequently Asked Questions
Curious about K12-powered schooling? Read some of the most common questions.
How much does it cost?
Costs vary depending on which option you choose. K12-powered online public schools, available in many states, are tuition-free. K12 powers a variety of private school options, each of which has its own fee structure. You can also purchase courses directly for supplemental or independent homeschool use.
What are K12's education standards?
The K12 team has developed a comprehensive program that is aligned to most state and national standards. Our goal is to provide children with an education that is comparable or superior to that provided by the nation's best public and private schools, regardless of demographic constraints.
Is the K12 program accredited?
K12 is a Cognia-accredit corporation. Cognia is a global nonprofit working to advance excellence in education worldwide through accreditation, research, and professional services. As a Cognia-accredited corporation, K12 meets the highest standards of educational management. Additionally, individual K12-powered schools are accredited by a variety of respected accreditation bodies.