Penn Foster High School

Penn Foster High School is regionally accredited as a high school by the Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools and as a distance learning institution by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).

Penn Foster High School is a regionally and nationally accredited online high school that allows students to earn their diploma from home at their own pace. The high school diploma program is designed for homeschoolers, traditional students, student athletes, and adult learners who did not complete high school. Individual course options are offered in a broad range of subjects for those students who need only a few course credits.

Penn Foster High School students enjoy the flexibility and convenience of independent study combined with expert instructors and support staff available via email and phone to answer questions and assist with coursework when needed.

Homeschool students are able to direct their curriculum by selecting career-focused electives in their area of interest, and the online program enables parents to serve as an academic mentor rather than primary instructor for their high school student. All online high school diploma students are part of an online community of high school students so, even as a homeschool student, they are not isolated.

Penn Foster High School programs include books, study guides, and learning aids that are available as soon as your enrollment is accepted. Students could be eligible to save $250 for prior credits they've earned.(1) Penn Foster High School also offers low monthly payments and 0% interest. Prospective students must be at least 14 years old and have completed the 8th grade.

Penn Foster High School Program Information:

High School Diploma

Penn Foster High School provides a convenient and affordable option for individuals interested in earning a high school diploma from home while working at their own pace. Course categories include arts and humanities, English, math, science, social studies, and general studies. Through Penn Foster High School's regionally and nationally accredited high school program, students work independently, but instructors and staff are available for support and guidance via email or phone.

High School Diploma with Health Care Concentration

Individuals interested in a career path in health care can pursue an online high school diploma with a concentration in health care through Penn Foster High School. This regionally and nationally accredited program provides a traditional high school curriculum that students can complete at their own pace, with added courses in medical coding and billing, medical office assisting, and medical transcription. These health electives are transferable towards a career diploma at Penn Foster Career School if graduates so choose.

High School with Early College Courses

This option allows students to earn a high school diploma online, while also gaining college credits transferable towards a college education with Penn Foster College. The Penn Foster High School diploma program with early college courses offers several electives that are ACE2 evaluated and recommended and provide a broad-based curriculum that will help you prepare for college and a better future. Penn Foster students enjoy the flexibility and convenience of earning a high school diploma from home, while also preparing for a college career.

You'll earn your High School Diploma from Regionally and Nationally Accredited Penn Foster Career School. Penn Foster High School is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), which is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. Penn Foster High School is regionally accredited by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council is also a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Penn Foster High School is licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools.