U.S. Diploma

Complete High School Online

K12 Private Academy is an accredited school, offering high school graduates a U.S. diploma that is widely recognized by colleges, universities, and employers around the world.

Earning a U.S. High School Diploma Online

Graduating students receive a U.S. diploma when they complete the following subject areas. Each full-time course earns one full credit for a total of a 24-credit minimum requirement for graduation.

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4 Credits

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4 Credits

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4 Credits (2 lab sciences required)

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4 Credits (1 U.S. history required)

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World Laguages

2 Credits (in the same language)

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0.5 Credits

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Physical Education

0.5 Credits

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5 Credits

Transfer Students and Credits

Full-time online students who have transferred to K12 Private Academy from another school must complete a minimum of 6 credits (one full year of study) with K12 Private Academy to be eligible for a U.S. diploma from our institution.

K12 Private Academy considers accepting transfer credits on an individual basis. These credits must have been earned through a public school or accredited private institution, and an official transcript will be required for consideration.* International records may also require translation and evaluation prior to consideration.

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Online International High School

We welcome students from all over the world at K12 Private Academy. Through our international programs, students from countries outside of the United States can earn a U.S. diploma. They have access to our strong curriculum and online platform, without the requirement of any travel. Attending K12 Private Academy as an international student has many benefits. Students around the globe can:

  • Earn a U.S. diploma from home
  • Avoid travel expenses
  • Avoid applying and paying for an I-20 student visa
  • Avoid arranging housing
  • Avoid barriers to their education from immigration policies
  • Access to a wide collection of courses spanning a variety of subject matter
  • Receive a globally minded education

Advanced Placement® International Diploma (APID)

K12 Private Academy offers a number of Advanced Placement® course options, and students applying to universities outside of the United States may be eligible to earn an Advanced Placement® International Diploma. This is a globally recognized certificate from the College Board that signifies achievement on Advanced Placement® (AP) exams. The APID is not a substitute for a U.S. diploma, but it’s an additional certificate awarded for academic excellence.

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With an interactive online school system, innovative teachers, and a powerful curriculum, K12 Private Academy provides your student with everything they need to achieve academic excellence.

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