Online High School Courses (Grades 9 – 12)

At The Ogburn Online School, we offer you an online, self-paced high school program that provides you with everything you need to secure a high-quality education right at home. Our individualized online homeschool curriculum enables your child to receive a fully accredited education from the safety and comfort of your own home. Additionally, our individualized online high school curriculum ensures that we determine which course material would be most appropriate for your child’s current academic level, future goals, and most importantly for their preparation in advancing to the next academic level.

High School Core Courses and Electives

  • Algebra IA & IB
  • Algebra II
  • American Government
  • American History
  • American Literature
  • American Sign Language I
  • American Sign Language II
  • Anatomy
  • Biology 1
  • Biology 2
  • Biology Laboratory
  • Chemistry
  • Civics
  • Consumer Mathematics
  • Earth Science I
  • Economics
  • English 1A & 1B
  • English II
  • English III
  • English IIII
  • Environmental Science
  • Essay Writing
  • French 1
  • French 2
  • Geometry
  • Global Studies
  • Humanities
  • Introduction to Art History
  • Journalism I
  • Journalism II
  • Life Management
  • Mathematics Explorations 1
  • Mathematics for College Readiness
  • Outdoor Education
  • Personal and Family Finance
  • Photography
  • Physical Science
  • Psychology
  • Reading 1
  • Research I
  • SR Capstone 1
  • SR Capstone 2
  • Service Learning I
  • Service Learning II
  • Sociology
  • Spanish 1
  • Spanish 2
  • Special Topics in Mathematics
  • Trigonometry
  • Workplace Essentials
  • World History
  • World Literature

High School Honors Courses
  • Algebra IA & IB Honors
  • Algebra II Honors
  • American History Honors
  • American Government Honors
  • Biology 1 Honors
  • Chemistry Honors
  • English I Honors
  • English II Honors
  • English III Honors
  • English IIII Honors
  • Environmental Science Honors
  • Geometry Honors
  • World History Honors
  • Earth Science I Honors
  • Economics Honors
High School Enhanced Electives
  • Digital Photography I: Creating Images with Impact!
  • Digital Photography II: Discovering Your Creative Potential
  • Entrepreneurship I
  • Forensic Science I: Secrets of the Dead
  • Hospitality & Tourism: Traveling the Globe
  • International Business: Global Commerce in the 21st Century
  • Introduction to Social Media: Our Connected World
  • Law & Order: Introduction to Legal Studies
  • Personal Psychology I: The Road to Self-Discovery
  • Personal Psychology II: Living in a Complex World
  • Principles of Public Service: To Serve & Protect
  • Public Speaking
  • Social Problems I: A World in Crisis
  • Social Problems II: Crisis, Conflicts & Challenges
  • Sociology I: The Study of Human Relationships
  • Sociology II: Your Social Life
  • Sports & Entertainment Marketing
  • Veterinary Science: The Care of Animals
High School Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP US History
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Calculus AB

Advantages of Online High School Courses

Some of the significant advantages of enrolling with an online high school include –

  • Getting a jumpstart on college – With online courses, students now have access to a wider range of courses and are not limited by the availability of teaching faculty either. Being able to complete their coursework at their own pace and scheduling classes according to their own specific timelines makes taking Advanced Placement and Credit Recovery much more feasible.
  • High school students can vary the pace of learning according to their own needs. Since they have the freedom to study at their own pace, it alleviates the pressure of having to cope with everyone else. Having access to a more engaging and holistic platform is priceless when you consider how online platforms contribute toward earning a high school diploma.
  • As we progress steadily into a world with more and more information technology around us, online platforms help prepare high school students for the future – a future characterized by cutting-edge technology.
  • Online schools transcend all kinds of physical boundaries. Since everything is done online, students can interact with teachers and students from any part of the world at any point in time. Since communication is based on asynchronous methods, the avenues available to students are a lot like social media platforms, which make them extremely easy to adapt to.
  • Student-athletes stand to benefit immensely from such platforms since they can schedule their study time around their training schedules. This helps them keep up their grades while develop their athletic potential.
  • With high school dropout rates on the rise, online schools have made it possible to engage students in a much more interactive manner. At the same time, they also provide for the possibility of quality family time, which is getting increasingly difficult in a fast-paced world.

The Importance of Accreditation

Accreditation is an integral part of ascertaining whether a school or college meets the required standards of education. There are several aspects that need to be considered when evaluating a particular school for your child. Accreditation plays an important role in helping you make that decision. Accreditation by a regional, state or national board provides parents with a measure of legitimacy and a benchmark for quality that they can rely on. It also ensures acceptability of the diplomas and degrees awarded by such schools when applying for higher education and employment.

Ogburn Online High School is accredited by –

  • The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI)
  • AdvancED – The Unified organization of the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI)
  • Accreditation International (Ai)
  • The Middle School Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA CESS)
  • The Association of Independent Schools of Florida (AISF)
  • The National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA)
  • The Ogburn Online School is also NCAA approved (National Collegiate Athletic Association)

In addition to ensuring that federal and state quality standards for education are met, organizations like AdvancED insist on a relentless pursuit of excellence. This enables schools to consistently improve their standards of education, thereby offering the best possible education to their students.

*The Ogburn Online School is a regionally, nationally and internationally accredited private online school in the United States dedicated to ensuring the future success of every student.