Online Schools in South Carolina
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Online Public School in South Carolina Powered by K12
Did you know your student can receive a public school education right at home? K12-powered online public schools in South Carolina are designed to offer students in grades K–12 a tuition-free* education that includes interactive and engaging curriculum with instruction from state-certified teachers—wherever the internet is available.
The Benefits of Public School at Home
A successful education does not have to be a one-size-fits-all experience. For some students, a K12-powered online school in South Carolina may provide a better fit as they offer personalized learning and the following benefits found in a brick-and-mortar public school:
Families do not pay tuition to enroll their students.
Classes are taught by South Carolina-certified teachers.
Qualified high school graduates earn a diploma recognized by colleges and universities around the country.
A traditional school year so online students will be on a similar schedule as friends who attend other South Carolina public schools.
A learning experience that balances focused study and opportunities to enjoy social interactions.
Participation in state assessment tests and the expectation to meet state attendance requirements
The K12-Powered Personalized Learning Program
Personalized learning plans for each student.
South Carolina-certified teachers to guide progress and tailor teaching to student needs.
Engaging, highly interactive curriculum that enriches and inspires.
Dual enrollment for eligible high school students to earn college credits on select courses.
Field trips, extracurricular activities, community service opportunities, and clubs.
What does a typical day in online school look like?
A typical day in a K12-powered online public school in South Carolina differs from student to student and by grade level, but in general includes:
Coursework in the K12-powered Online School platform.
Support from the Learning Coach, a parent or other responsible adult, who plays an active role and ensures the student is on track with assignments and coursework, records daily attendance, and communicates with teachers.
Interaction with online teachers and students in live, online classes called Class Connects.
Social activities online and in-person**.
Visit A Day in the Life of Online Students to see the similarities and differences in online learning at K12-powered online schools.
*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. Educational materials vary by school and course.
**In-person opportunities vary by school. Please check with your school.