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Why Penn Foster High School?

  1. Earn your diploma from home
  2. Study at your own pace
  3. Get credit for prior learning

About Penn Foster High School

Penn Foster High School offers the opportunity to earn your high school diploma from the comfort of your own home. The programs are designed for traditional students, student athletes, adult learners who did not complete high school, and homeschoolers. Within minutes of enrolling, you can get started on your education.

As a high school diploma student, you'll enjoy the convenience of independent study along with the flexibility to steer your course of study with career-focused electives in your areas of interest. The online curriculum lets parents of homeschoolers transition from primary instructor to academic coach.

While you will never have to attend a physical classroom, you will be part of an online community of high school students so that you are not isolated from your peers. Skilled instructors and support staff are available by email and phone for help with coursework or program-related questions.

Penn Foster High School students could save an average of $250 for prior credits they've earned. The school also offers students low monthly tuition payments with 0% interest. Books, study guides, and learning aids are included in Penn Foster High School programs and are available as soon as their enrollment is accepted.

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Study Independently

Students of Penn Foster High School have the unique ability to study independently and learn at their own pace. They can complete their coursework quickly to earn their diploma faster or take their time to make it easier to balance work, family, and other responsibilities. Although students study independently, they are never on their own. Instructors and other qualified faculty are just an email or phone call away. Support is always free, and access to student services is unlimited.

Credit for Prior Learning

Penn Foster High School understands that not every student needs a full high school program. That's why the school makes individual courses available as well. If you need just a few more credits to graduate, you can get credit for prior learning and take only the courses you need to get your high school diploma. Penn Foster High School will accept up to 16 transferrable credits.

Penn Foster Career Services

Many people earn a high school diploma to improve their career prospects. If you are one of those people, you will definitely want to take advantage of the career services available to Penn Foster High School graduates. Alumni receive free resume preparation assistance from a Certified Professional Resume writer, access to a national database of employment opportunities, interview preparation, recruiter introductions, and much more.

Accreditation Statement

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.

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Penn Foster High School Online Locations

Penn Foster High School offers a wide range of programs that can be taken online. The advantages to online learning are that you can work at your own pace and learn from anywhere. For more information about specific programs, please click here.

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