Online Private School in Washington, D.C.

If you’re seeking alternative education options, we invite you to explore privately operated schools powered by K12. In Washington, D.C., our virtual schools offer an education that equips students to become independent learners. Through a combination of rigorous and captivating instruction, informed guidance, and individual attention from dedicated parents and teachers, we prepare students for success.

Online K12-Powered Private Schools in Washington, D.C.

We firmly believe in the potential of personalized learning. We recognize that families have unique preferences when it comes to their educational choices. That’s why we provide a diverse range of high-quality education options, including several tuition-based online private schools.* These schools are designed to cater to the needs of learners with different backgrounds and learning styles.

Academic Excellence Assured Through Accreditation

K12 is proud to hold accreditation from Cognia, an esteemed organization dedicated to advancing excellence in education worldwide. Cognia conducts rigorous assessments and offers professional services to ensure educational institutions meet the highest standards of management and instruction. Additionally, our K12-powered schools in Washington, D.C. have received accreditation from various respected bodies.

Accreditation establishes mutual recognition of credits, courses, and grade-level placements between schools and universities across the globe. It also validates the equivalency of our diplomas and certificates to other accredited schools and universities.

Browse Online Schools in Washington DC

Friendship Public Charter School Online

Grades Pre-K-8

Reach your full potential with a high-quality, virtual public charter school dedicated to providing an innovative educational environment for students in grades K–8. 

  • Be part of D.C.'s only virtual charter school.  
  • Accelerate your learning with advancement for gifted students 
  • Jump-start your career with exploration courses for grades 6–8. 

Certified teachersAward-winning curriculumSpecial EducationEnglish Language Learner Program/ESL

K12 Private Academy

Grades K-12

Achieve a quality, personalized, private education through our engaging, interactive K12 curriculum and a dedicated, supportive team of teachers and advisors. Tuition-free private school for Arizona students through the Empowerment Scholarship. 

  • Accelerate your learning with dual enrollment, early college, AP®, and NCAA-approved courses. 
  • Jump-start your future with career and college prep, including career-focused electives beginning in 6th grade.  
  • Learn at your pace with year-round start dates enrolling full-time, part-time, and individual courses. 

Certified teachersAward-winning curriculumCredit RecoveryAP CoursesCollege CreditPart Time Enrollment

Marian University Preparatory School

Grades K-10

A Catholic-inspired private school in partnership with Marian University, MU Prep offers high-quality academics and flexible, personalized learning.

  • Education rooted in Catholic-inspired faith and framed by Franciscan values.
  • Individualized support plans designed around strengths and needs.
  • Licensed teachers with online experience and a faith-based perspective.
Certified teachersAward-winning curriculumPart Time Enrollment

The Keystone School

Grades K-12

Are you an independent learner seeking a highly flexible education? With more than 40 years of experience in self-paced distance learning, reach your potential any time, year-round. Tuition-free private school for Arizona students through the Empowerment Scholarship. 

  • Accelerate your learning with 170+ self-paced courses with multiple levels, including honors and AP®. 
  • Earn college credits while still in high school with dual enrollment. 
  • Assure your future—we awarded 771 high school diplomas in 2022, with 99.4% of students reporting college acceptance. 

Certified teachersAward-winning curriculumCredit RecoveryAP CoursesPart Time Enrollment

The George Washington University Online High School

Grades 8-12

Are you a highly motivated learner? Earn a premier, private college preparatory education online and get the tools to excel at top-tier universities. Affiliated with The George Washington University. 

  • Jump-start your future with one-to-one college counseling and unique dual enrollment opportunities. 
  • Prepare for life outside the classroom with our Journeys symposium. 
  • Unlock your future—100% of graduates are accepted to college, from Harvard to UC Berkeley. 

Certified teachersAward-winning curriculumAP CoursesCollege CreditPart Time Enrollment

Grand Canyon Private Academy

Grades K-11

Reach your full potential with an inclusive, engaging curriculum and the tools and guidance to be a successful global citizen. Tuition-free private school for Arizona students through the Empowerment Scholarship. 

  • Graduate trilingual with our Early World Language Program. 
  • Get access to seminar-based instruction with a collaborative, discussion-focused approach 
  • Graduate with your associate's degree with our dual enrollment program. 

Certified teachersAward-winning curriculumCredit RecoveryAP CoursesSpecial EducationCollege CreditPart Time Enrollment

Friendship Public Charter School Online

Grades Pre-K-8

Reach your full potential with a high-quality, virtual public charter school dedicated to providing an innovative educational environment for students in grades K–8. 

  • Be part of D.C.'s only virtual charter school.  
  • Accelerate your learning with advancement for gifted students 
  • Jump-start your career with exploration courses for grades 6–8. 

Certified teachersAward-winning curriculumSpecial EducationEnglish Language Learner Program/ESL

K12 Private Academy

Grades K-12

Achieve a quality, personalized, private education through our engaging, interactive K12 curriculum and a dedicated, supportive team of teachers and advisors. Tuition-free private school for Arizona students through the Empowerment Scholarship. 

  • Accelerate your learning with dual enrollment, early college, AP®, and NCAA-approved courses. 
  • Jump-start your future with career and college prep, including career-focused electives beginning in 6th grade.  
  • Learn at your pace with year-round start dates enrolling full-time, part-time, and individual courses. 

Certified teachersAward-winning curriculumCredit RecoveryAP CoursesCollege CreditPart Time Enrollment

Marian University Preparatory School

Grades K-10

A Catholic-inspired private school in partnership with Marian University, MU Prep offers high-quality academics and flexible, personalized learning.

  • Education rooted in Catholic-inspired faith and framed by Franciscan values.
  • Individualized support plans designed around strengths and needs.
  • Licensed teachers with online experience and a faith-based perspective.
Certified teachersAward-winning curriculumPart Time Enrollment

The Keystone School

Grades K-12

Are you an independent learner seeking a highly flexible education? With more than 40 years of experience in self-paced distance learning, reach your potential any time, year-round. Tuition-free private school for Arizona students through the Empowerment Scholarship. 

  • Accelerate your learning with 170+ self-paced courses with multiple levels, including honors and AP®. 
  • Earn college credits while still in high school with dual enrollment. 
  • Assure your future—we awarded 771 high school diplomas in 2022, with 99.4% of students reporting college acceptance. 

Certified teachersAward-winning curriculumCredit RecoveryAP CoursesPart Time Enrollment

The George Washington University Online High School

Grades 8-12

Are you a highly motivated learner? Earn a premier, private college preparatory education online and get the tools to excel at top-tier universities. Affiliated with The George Washington University. 

  • Jump-start your future with one-to-one college counseling and unique dual enrollment opportunities. 
  • Prepare for life outside the classroom with our Journeys symposium. 
  • Unlock your future—100% of graduates are accepted to college, from Harvard to UC Berkeley. 

Certified teachersAward-winning curriculumAP CoursesCollege CreditPart Time Enrollment

Grand Canyon Private Academy

Grades K-11

Reach your full potential with an inclusive, engaging curriculum and the tools and guidance to be a successful global citizen. Tuition-free private school for Arizona students through the Empowerment Scholarship. 

  • Graduate trilingual with our Early World Language Program. 
  • Get access to seminar-based instruction with a collaborative, discussion-focused approach 
  • Graduate with your associate's degree with our dual enrollment program. 

Certified teachersAward-winning curriculumCredit RecoveryAP CoursesSpecial EducationCollege CreditPart Time Enrollment

*Stride K12 is under a territorial non-compete obligation with another company that precludes us from enrolling students or shipping materials to students in the countries listed below while that company has territorial exclusivity. You can learn more about options in your area at icademymiddleeast.com. Bahrain, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates In addition, at this time, the United States has an embargo on the provision of certain products and services in the countries listed below that encompasses those provided by Stride K12. As such, K12 is prohibited from entering into transactions with residents or resident companies. Western Balkans, Belarus, Central Africa, Cuba, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine, Venezuela, Yemen, Zimbabwe