More than 2 million students have chosen public school at home with K12.
Families choose online learning for a variety of reasons. With K12-powered schools they benefit from:
State-certified teachers who use a tailored approach that works for diverse learners
A dynamic curriculum that offers a range of courses in core subjects, electives, and career-focused options
Social opportunities for students through clubs and other extracurriculars
The chance for parents to be involved in their student's education journey as the Learning Coach
Access to an online community and variety of support—all designed to help students feel connected and engaged
The life-long benefits of learning essential academic and life skills. K12-powered schools ranked higher in future readiness compared to brick-and-mortar schools in a recent survey
Here's what students, parents, and alumni have to say about their experience with K12-powered online schools.
Hear from Students
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Hear from Alumni
A recent survey shows graduates from K12-powered schools have the life and academic skills to set them up for a successful future. Here's what our alumni are saying:
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Choose an industry. Discover a future.
Stride Career Prep* students at K12-powered schools can discover their passions through project-based learning, real-world experiences, and guided career exploration. Start thinking about their future as early as middle school with career exploration courses,** and can continue to focus their path in high school. Students can choose a pathway in a variety of high-demand career fields including business, criminal justice, and health and human services. Students also have the option to remain in their local school and participate in Stride Career Prep on a part-time basis through K12 Private Academy.
Students and parents love Stride Career Prep. See what they have to say:
of parents are satisfied with their student’s experience with Stride Career Prep.
of parents feel this program helps their high school student prepare for a career.
of parents are satisfied with the Career Prep curriculum.
of parents are satisfied with the program’s dual-credit offerings.
of graduates who responded to a 2022 survey on career readiness believe they are excelling at their current job. See the survey results.
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K12 puts learners and their families in charge of their educational journey. Our individualized approach meets students where they are—sparking the joy of learning and encouraging students to discover their passions. Our graduation rates have steadily risen over the past five years thanks to the online learning support, personalized graduation plans, and individual counseling offered at K12-powered schools. In fact, we are so confident in our proven online learning approach that we guarantee that eligible students enrolled in K12-powered public schools will graduate with a high school diploma.
What Parents Are Saying
From overall school satisfaction to their thoughts about teachers and curriculum, parents are experiencing positive outcomes with K12-powered schools.1
of parents are satisfied with K12-powered schools and curriculum.
find K12 course materials more effective than other online school options.
find K12-powered teachers more competent operating in an online classroom than other online school options.
of K12-powered K–8 parents were satisfied with their teacher(s) as compared with 81% of K–7 brick and mortar parents.2
expressed overall satisfaction with K12-powered online schools (weighted average)5 as compared with 86% of preK–12 brick-and-mortar.3
are likely to recommend a K12-powered school to others (weighted average).5
How do I get started?
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Accredited online schools powered by K12 are available in many U.S. states. Select your state for a list of the options in your area.
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If you're ready to enroll, simply create a Parent Portal account or log in to your existing account to begin the enrollment process.
*Stride Career Prep is a program for grades 9–12. At some schools, career exploration is offered in middle school.
**Opportunities vary by school; please visit your school page or check with your school counselor.
†2020 Spring Destinations Career Academy Student Satisfaction Survey Findings, October 13, 2020.
1Based on Fall 2020 High School Parent Satisfaction Survey.
2August 02, Editors of Parents magazine, and 2021. "The Parents Guide to Back to School 2021." Parents, www.parents.com/kids/education/back-to-school/the-parents-guide-to-back-to-school-2021. Accessed 30 Jan. 2022.
3K–8 and High School Parent Satisfaction surveys for K12-managed public schools conducted by Stride Market Research Group, November 2021.