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Accredited High School Diploma


Must be 18 years of age or older.
Internet and Computer are Required (Courses are completed online).
Credit Card or Debit Card required for automatic payment.

Ready, Set, Go:

Enroll And Receive Transfer Credit:

  • Transfer your earned high school credits over to K12 Prep Academy (provide a transcript and based on our evaluation).
  • Our Virtual Welcome Kit shows you step-by-step how the program works.
  • A welcome phone call will kick off a virtual tour of the online campus.

Complete Your High School Diploma Courses (At Your Own Pace):

  • 24/7 access
  • Instant feedback on lessons and exams
  • Online learning resources including eLibrary, Calendar, and Academic Support Services

Get Help Whenever You Need It:

  • Academic Coach
  • Qualified, certified instructors
  • Technical Support

Prepare For Your Career:

  • Complete coursework to become certified in a chosen career area
  • Attend online seminars to prepare for the workplace

Graduate, Will Receive The Following:

  • Accredited High School Diploma and 1 Sealed Official Transcript ($75 Fee)
  • Career Certificate (Additional requirements may apply)
  • Graduation Cap and Tassel (Additional Fees Applied)

Adult Learner Grad Path

 Courses Credit Count
ALC- English 1 1
ALC- English 2 1
ALC- English 3 1
ALC- English 4 1
ALC- Pre- Algebra 1
ALC- Algebra 1 1
ALC- Liberal Arts Mathematics 1 1
ALC- Earth Science 1
ALC- Biology 1 1
ALC- Intergrated Science 1
ALC- Marine Science 1
ALC- World History (Early Civ.-1800) 0.5
ALC- World History  (1750- Current) 0.5
ALC- U.S. History (Prehistory- 1940) 0.5
ALC- U.S. History (1924-Current) 0.5
ALC- U.S. Government 0.5
ALC- Economics 0.5
ALC- Personal Fitness 0.5
ALC- Life Management (Elective 1.0) 1
ALC- Spanish 1 (or Elective 1.0) 1
ALC- Spanish 2 (or Elective 1.0) 1
ALC- Elective 0.5 0.5

Q.     Is K12 Prep Academy Accredited?
A.     Through its academic partner, K12 Prep Academy provides all its graduates with a National and Regional accredited High School Diploma

Q.     How Long is the program?
A.     On average our students complete our program within 3 months presuming the follow a 30 hrs/week schedule efficiently

Q.     Do I need to go to a testing place to take my exams?
A.     No, the entire program is on our platform.  Our students take courses and exams online and at home.

Q.    Does K12 Prep Academy accepts transfer credits from other schools?
A.  In order to successfully transfer credits into K12 Prep Academy, you’ll need your transcript sent from your previous school for evaluation. Your credits will likely transfer if the courses are equivalent to our curriculum and are from a regionally accredited high school.

Q.  Can I use this Diploma to go to any college?
A.  Acceptance of a high school diploma varies based on the college or university preference. There is no guarantee of acceptance by any institute or employer of a diploma due to its accreditation. We recommend that our potential student checks with their college or university of preference to see if they will accept the American High School diploma before enrolling in our program.

K12 Prep Academy offers its graduates a Nationally and Regionally accredited high school Diploma.

Why Accreditation Matters For Students And Workers

  1. Students can transfer in credits from other accredited programs, accelerating their degree completion, which saves time and resources.
  2. Required for entry/acceptance to many colleges or post-secondary workforce training.
  3. Provides students greater access to financial aid, federal loans, and scholarship programs.
  4. Hiring employers prefer to see that a prospective employee attended an accredited institution.
  5. Assures the quality of the school; an accredited school must “act with integrity in all matters.”


Cognia is the unified organization of the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI). These are the same organizations that accredit leading universities. Cognia provides nationally recognized accreditation for middle and high school districts and individual schools, including 27,000 public and private schools and districts across the United States and in 65 countries worldwide.

K12 Prep Academy students must successfully complete a total of 18 credits through AHS or a combination of transferred high school credits from an accredited institution in order to qualify to receive an AHS Diploma.

  • English (4 credits)
  • Social Studies (6 credits)
  • Math (2 credits)
  • Science (4 credits)
  • Career Elective Courses (2 credits)
  • OPTION 1: Diploma, only 1 Sealed Official Transcript – $75.00
  • OPTION 2: Diploma, Diploma Cover, 1 Sealed Official Transcript – $175.00
  • OPTION 3: Cap, Tassel, Diploma and Cover, 2 Sealed Official Transcripts – $300.00
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State Requirement Disclosure

Students interested in pursuing post-secondary education within their state should check with the state to understand the requirements. States may impose requirements for receiving state financial aid. For example, an online high school diploma may not be recognized by some colleges and universities within a state to receive financial aid.

We recommend students check with a specific institution for any specific restrictions—this is particularly important for residents of New York and New Jersey.

Why Earn A High School Diploma

High school can often be a difficult time for students balancing extracurricular activities, friends and schoolwork. Some students may focus more on their social lives than their studies. It’s important to remember that high school is a time for developing skills and earning an education. It is important to stay focused and earn a diploma, which in turn, will create career and life opportunities down the line.

What Does The High School Diploma Mean?

A high school diploma is the certificate students receive upon completing high school. It’s given when the student completes a certain number of required units with passing grades, usually at the end of their senior year. Students may receive their diploma early if they can take classes in addition to the required number every semester. They can often take these additional classes at school or at a community college. Many schools will give students high school credit for community college courses if they are similar to the required courses.

Why Is It Important?

There are several reasons why a high school diploma is important, and students might not realize just how much having (or not having) a high school diploma can affect their future lives.

Life After High School

Students have many choices after high school. Some students choose to attend a college, community college, or technical school. If you want to attend a university, you will probably need to have a high school diploma. It’s not the actual diploma in which they’re interested, but rather the education this document represents. Some community colleges or technical schools may not deny you admission because you lack a diploma, but you may need the education from high school to act as a foundation.

While some students choose to continue their educations, others prefer to enter the workforce. Having a high school diploma can help graduates land positions other than low paying or entry-level jobs that provide little opportunity for career advancement. A high school diploma shows the employer that you do have an educational background and other skills, such as problem solving, that you’ve obtained through your classes.

Self Esteem

Those at Career Colleges (www.careercolleges.com) say that it is rather difficult and awkward to explain to a potential employer that you don’t have a high school diploma, particularly when applying for higher-paying positions. They also say that when you try to convince your children of the importance of education, they might not believe you because of the choices you made. If you do have a diploma, you can avoid these awkward situations and feel better about yourself. You will have earned a sense of accomplishment and will be able to support your opinions with the knowledge you have from school, which can help you feel more confident.

If you are considering not earning your diploma, make a list of the benefits of dropping out of school and then one considering the benefits of earning your diploma. Compare the two and then decide. Think hard about your decision before leaving high school; it’s much easier to leave than to return.

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