In Delaware, you have the choice of several national online schools and one offered through the University of Delaware. Each school offers unique services so you can best determine which would benefit your student.
Online High Schools in Delaware
The five schools highlighted below have varying curriculum, tuition, and graduation requirements to fit your family's needs.
|School Name||Institution Type||Unique Attributes/Considerations|
|View High School||Private||Offers a mix of video lessons and personalized teaching|
|Delaware Center for Distance Adult Learning||Public||Offers students the chance to complete their diploma|
|University of Delaware||Public||Allows students to earn college credit while completing their high school diploma|
|The Keystone School||Private||Offers flexible enrollment options|
|K12 International Academy||Private||Offers tools for parents to view their student's progress|
Sources: School Websites
Find schools that offer these popular programs
- Biological and Biomedical Sciences
- Communications and Journalism
- Computer Sciences
- Culinary Arts and Personal Services
- Liberal Arts and Humanities
- Mechanic and Repair Technologies
- Medical and Health Professions
- Physical Sciences
- Transportation and Distribution
- Visual and Performing Arts
Description of Online High Schools for Delaware Students
Both the University of Delaware and View High School offer college credits for interested students. The Delaware Center for Distance Adult Learning is suitable for all ages, while the two private schools offer varied curriculum.
View High School
View High School (VHS) believes students learn best when they can do so at their own pace, therefore VHS offers 24/7 access to their online system. Other benefits of VHS include some courses that qualify for college credit and summer sessions. Students can enroll on a full-time basis or just take courses to complement their traditional education. VHS holds accreditation from AdvancEd's Northwest Accreditation Commission.
Delaware Center for Distance Adult Learning
In partnership with the James H. Groves Adult High School, the Delaware Center for Distance Adult Learning offers a unique program called Diploma-At-A-Distance. Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, this program allows students to finish their high school diploma. Students must provide their previous high school transcript and take a placement test in order to enroll in the program. Coursework consists of social studies, math, science, and English, as well as courses on computer literacy and overall health.
University of Delaware
The University of Delaware has a high school dual enrollment program that allows your student to take college credits while still in high school. Students can apply for this program through their public high school. The University has an agreed tuition rate with school districts, with the current course cost listed as $640. Courses change each semester, and students can enroll in as many as they wish.
The Keystone School
One of the benefits of the Keystone School is its flexible enrollment; students can enroll either full-time or take courses not offered by their traditional high school. Students must have completed eighth grade or be at least 14 to enroll in Keystone. The school engages students through a wide variety of courses, such as journalism and integrated math, with virtual labs and animated tutorials. Keystone is accredited by AdvancED and also received the 2017 Purple Stamp of Approval.
K12 International Academy
Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement, K12 International Academy seeks to involve the whole family in the educational experience. K12 offers students benefits like academic coaches and an individualized learning plan. In addition, the primary subjects of English, math, history and science are offered at varying skill levels, ranging from core to college-level. K12 has several tuition packages, including full-time or part-time enrollment, one semester, or one course.
State Regulations for Online High Schools in Delaware
Students in Delaware who do not attend public school will not be given state assessments. While some of the schools listed above may provide prep for tests like the PSAT and SAT, the Delaware Department of Education also lists resources for you.
If your student attends an online school, you will want to ensure the school is accredited. It may be beneficial to contact any college or training program your child is considering after graduation to see if they will accept a diploma from your online school.