School Profile: Penn Foster High School
(1) What makes your school unique among the many online high schools available?
Open Enrollment – Penn Foster High School’s open enrollment policy allows students to enroll at any time of year. And since there are no set schedules or classes to attend, students choose to study at a time and place that is comfortable for them.
Accelerated Study – After enrolling, students can begin their coursework immediately. Since students study at their own pace, there is no one to hold them back. In fact, students graduate in as little as nine months for each year of high school they need. Or, they take as much time as they need to better understand the material.
Support – Students work independently, but not alone. Unlimited one-on-one support from expert instructors is just a phone call, message board, or email away.
(2) Why Should a student choose your school?
Penn Foster High School is regionally accredited for grades 9 through adult by the Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
Penn Foster High School has met the high standards of integrity and performance set by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC),Washington, D.C., and is a fully accredited member. The DETC is a voluntary association of accredited online schools, which was founded in 1926 to promote sound educational standards and ethical business practices within the online-schooling field.
Penn Foster High School is licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools.
Penn Foster High School is registered with the NCAA Initial-Eligibility Clearing House.
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(3) Why is your school a good choice for a parent of an online student?
All of the above plus….
Affordability – Penn Foster High School is one of the most affordable, accredited online schools. Students’ tuition includes all study materials including books, study guides, and learning aids. And Penn Foster offers 0% APR financing and customized payment plans.
Penn Foster High School also offers academic and financial credit for recognized high school courses that students have already successfully completed.