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The American Academy offers a fully accredited online high school completion program. Students who enroll in The American Academy to earn their high school diploma do so for many reasons:

    • Stopped attending high school and never finished
    • Currently enrolled in high school but want to finish early
    • Need a flexible option to work, take care of family members, or health related issues

Whatever your reason, we will work with you to customize a graduation plan that fits your needs.

To earn a diploma from The American Academy, you will need to complete a total of 20.0 credits in the subjects shown below, with a minimum of 2.0 credits completed at The American Academy.

Students who are interested in attending four-year colleges and universities are advised to earn 23.0 credits.

Subject Area: Credits Required
English Required: English 9, 10,11 3.0
Math Required: Algebra I, Geometry 2.0
Science Earth Science, Biology 2.0
Social Studies World Civilizations, U.S. History 2.5
Health & PE 2.0
Career & Technical Ed 1.0
Educational Technology 0.5
Financial Math 0.5
The Arts 1.0
Electives 5.5
Total 20

Our program is flexible and completed 100% online, which means you can still have time for family obligations and gaining real-world experience. Classes start every business day so no need to wait. Plus our courses are self-paced so you can work as fast or slow as you need.

Accreditation is extremely important when choosing which online high school is right for you. The American Academy is an AdvancED accredited online school, which means we have gone through thorough reviews and we provide a level of education equal to that of a traditional high school. Schools and employers will recognize the diploma you earn with The American Academy. Our accreditation status with AdvancED can be viewed here.

Licensed, passionate, and dedicated teachers instruct all of our courses. Teachers are available to you during specified business hours.

Our interactive online high school curriculum is a total of 20 credits, which includes core courses such as English and math, plus the option to choose from a variety of different courses for electives. The maximum number of credits you can take with our diploma program is 23, including transfer credits, and there is a 2 credit residency requirement. 

If you have more than 2.5 credits remaining to finish your high school diploma this is the best and most cost effective option for you.

After providing us with your transcripts, we will complete an evaluation and then assist you with determining which courses you should take.

We encourage students who would like to attend college after graduating to take national testing. Please follow the links for more information:

SAT (http://sat.collegeboard.org/)

ACT (http://actstudent.org/)

Students may also apply for financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) here.

Working without a high school diploma may prove financially challenging, but we offer a competitive tuition of $999. If you pay in full you can save an extra $200 and only pay $799 or you have the option of making payments for as low as $45 per month. There are no additional material fees. If you are interested in learning more about our payments visit our High School Diploma page and click the button at the bottom that says "PayWhirl".

A student working approximately 25/hours week could complete 2.5 credits in 10 weeks.

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