Standards that Put Students First

Your child deserves a quality education backed by the highest standards. K12 offers world-recognized accreditation, award-winning curricula, and technology, and provides state-certified teachers that empower every student.

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Quality Matters

When a school or organization like K12 is Cognia accredited, it means they work to meet some pretty high standards. Basically, schools go through an evaluation to make sure their programs are good and find ways to improve.

Teachers You Can Count On

Every K12 teacher is state-certified and specially trained to teach online. They receive ongoing professional development to stay current on the most effective instructional methods. 

K12 teachers personalize education to meet each student’s needs — and they understand the critical role they play in inspiring students to succeed.   

Award-Winning Methods. Rewarding Results.

National organizations, awards bodies, and independent researchers have all recognized K12-powered schools for its commitment to education, top-notch curricula, and positive impact on today’s learners.

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Online Education Solution Provider of the Year

EdTech Breakthrough, which recognizes the top companies in global educational technology, named K12’s parent company, Stride Learning “Courseware Solution Provider of the Year” and “Online Education Solution Provider of the Year”.

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Best Online Homeschool Program

Verywell Family, an award-winning resource for reliable and compassionate information on parenting topics, recognized K12 as the most customizable online homeschool program.

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Gold Award for Education Technology

The Merit Awards recognize companies that are shaping today’s world through technological breakthroughs. K12’s K-5 curriculum recently won the top prize in the edtech category.

Results that rate

Research shows that K12 online education improves learning outcomes for students of diverse skills and backgrounds.


2x as many parents find K12 courses more effective than other online school options.



More than 80% of parents are satisfied with K12-powered schools and curricula.


K12’s K-5 reading curriculum improves reading scores for students in grades K-5.



74% of K12 graduates feel optimistic about their career direction, compared to 56% of their peers.

Researchers cite technology’s key role in enabling personalized learning, which drives student success and enhances educational equity.



More than 78% of K12 graduates say they’re excelling at their current job, compared to 46% of other young adults.

Future Readiness Survey
Embraced Wisdom Resource Group
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How do I get started?

K12 provides tuition-free online education that empowers students to learn in a way that works for them. Browse our schools and programs to find the perfect fit for your family.