While elementary school forms the foundation of a child’s education, it is middle school that acts as the transition phase between elementary and high school. Our online middle school program for grades 6-8 motivates and inspires students to become individualized learners who are prepared to succeed in high school and beyond. While many believe that online learning platforms are designed primarily for high school and college students, studies have shown that online courses can significantly benefit those from lower grades too. Recent statistics show that almost every student in America now takes at least one course online. With customized and interactive course material from a best online middle school, students are now more engaged in their learning process, leading to significantly improved results and better grades.
Understanding Virtual Middle Schools
Attending middle school online can benefit your child in several ways. For starters, the high degree of flexibility and convenience offered by virtual schools for middle school is unmatched by any conventional learning environment. Add to that the affordability of enrolling for such courses and you’ve got the perfect solution to ensure that your child receives the best middle school education possible. Studying in an online environment allows you to vary the pace of learning according to your child’s needs. This takes the pressure off children who may find it difficult to cope with a generic pace that is set for the entire class.
In a virtual online environment, students are provided with individual attention and more holistic support from their teachers. Equipped with real-time course management systems, teachers are able to provide feedback to students and their parents within a shorter time span, thereby facilitating faster progress. The ability to vary the pace of learning according to one’s own needs also allows students to quickly browse through course material they find easy, allowing them to spend more time on difficult concepts. In addition to that, students can easily transfer courses to any other school in the United States as long as they have enrolled with an accredited online middle school.
Why is Accreditation Important?
Accreditation is an important part of ascertaining whether a school or college meets the required federal and state 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. Being accredited 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 Middle 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.
Why Choose Us?
At The Ogburn Online School, your child is guaranteed to receive an online middle school education that combines online coursework with book work that can be completed from home. Our specialized private online school curriculum assures you that your child will receive a fully accredited middle school education from the safety and comfort of your own home. Additionally, our individualized curriculum ensures that your child receives the best possible education suited to maximize his or her personal capabilities.
As an online private school, 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. Click to know about the online middle school courses we offer.