All courses in this category are assessed and tutored by native English speakers.
Course types include standard, honors, and Advanced Placement (AP), each of which has a different weight in credits and the final grade point average (GPA) calculation.
Standard courses = 4 credits; Honors = 4.5 (many courses have Honors options);
AP courses = 5 credits
The reasons for taking courses in this category include improving knowledge and skills, boosting GPA, credit recovery for graduation, improving individual subject grades, and obtaining a diploma. Athletes can take these courses to improve their eligibility chances with the NCAA.
The courses are accredited by the following organizations:
AdvanceED/Cognia, SACS CASI, NCPSA, NCAA, NAIA, and Accreditation International (Ai)
Click on the button below to see the list of colleges and universities that have accepted this diploma
Each course can be completed in as little as 4 weeks. Students can take as many courses as they desire, resulting in official transcripts that are transferrable to other high schools. AP courses are transferrable to colleges and universities.
AP INTERNATIONAL (APID) OR AP CAPSTONE DIPLOMA
This is a globally recognized certificate awarded by the CollegeBoard organization in the US to students who display exceptional achievement with a global perspective across a variety of disciplines. Earners must score a 3 out of 5, or higher, on five or more AP exams, held in May and June of every year (in person and online). Please note that the APID is not a substitute for a high school diploma.
US HIGH-SCHOOL DIPLOMA
There are two variations in the High-School Diploma program:
A. Learners complete a required minimum of 6 credits through PIE (courses hold different credits) alongside their current local high-school program. The diploma can be obtained in as little as 3 months.
B. Learners complete a minimum of 24 credits through PIE (courses hold different credits) instead of their local high-school program. The diploma can be obtained in 1 to 4 years.
Official transcripts with good academic achievement, with or without a diploma, can be used to improve chances of college/university acceptance and academic scholarship awards.
*All courses have an Honors version
Accepted by schools, colleges, and universities worldwide
Assessed and tutored by qualified native speakers of English
Tailored to the learner's needs