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.
The Right Path
As you consider a public school alternative for your child, it's important to understand the differences between online public schools and traditional public schools. While the two settings share many attributes, what makes online schools different are the things that might make it the right choice for your family.
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.