Penn Foster High School

Program Overview

Other High School options:
Penn Foster also offers a Health-Care Focused High School program. Graduates study basic courses needed to accelerate a career as a Medical Administrative Assistant, Coding and Billing Professional, or Medical Transcriptionist.
Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses offers students ACE evaluated and recommended college level courses transferable to Penn Foster College.

Earn your High School Diploma at home, at your own pace.

Becoming a High School graduate opens up new opportunities - go to college, start a new career, earn more money. Even if you decide not to go on to college, your High School Diploma can qualify you for new career fields.

Earning your high school diploma at home with Penn Foster is convenientaffordable, and accredited. Since there is no set class schedule, you study when and where it's convenient for you. You work at your own pace. There's no one to rush you or hold you back.

And while you work independently, you're never alone. Expert instructors and support staff - dedicated to helping you complete your coursework – are just a phone call or an email away.

Prepare for your High School Diploma at home with these courses and more:

  • Digital Literacy, English 2: Foundations of Reading and Writing, and Consumer Math
  • American History, Civics, and World History
  • Biology, Earth Science, and Physical Science
  • Career-oriented electives like Auto Repair Technician, Child Care Professional, and more...
  • Traditional electives like Chemistry, Spanish, and Music

If you only need a course or two, we offer you the opportunity to take only the courses you need. 
Note: You must complete a minimum of 6 credits with Penn Foster to earn our high school diploma.

Don’t Need a Complete Program?
Penn Foster High School offers academic credit for recognized high school courses you have already successfully completed. See the Program Outline for more information.

Respected and Accredited
You'll earn your High School Diploma from Regionally and Nationally Accredited Penn Foster Career School International. Penn Foster Career School is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools, the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and is licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools.

Transfer Credits
Penn Foster gives financial and academic credit for High School transfer credits.

Compulsory Age Requirements
Any student who is of compulsory age must ensure the program satisfies the state and local education requirements in their school district, or students will be considered truant. You need to check the requirement of your school district to ensure the Penn Foster High School program satisfies these requirements.

Contact Penn Foster Today.
We'll send you FREE information with absolutely no obligation! Find out more about earning your High School Diploma. Your program includes:

  • Access to digital lesson materials and digital textbooks.
  • Toll-free instructional support.
  • Access to student services by website, phone, and mail.

Click here to download our official student catalog. Here you’ll find all of our academic policies, procedures, and requirements.

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