Online High School Overview and Course List
Free Enrollment for High-School Students in Wisconsin
Concerned about what it’s going to cost to have your son or daughter enrolled at eAchieve Academy? Don’t be. While many online high schools are operated by for-profit institutions and can cost so much they require financial aid to attend, there is no tuition fee at eAchieve Academy.
eAchieve is a Wisconsin public school, so there is no fee to attend.
Other than the lab kits or physical textbooks required by a few courses, eAchieve Academy is entirely free. Chartered by the Waukesha School District, our online academy’s virtual doors are open to all Wisconsin residents. Students from outside the Waukesha School District can enroll through Wisconsin’s Open Enrollment program. We have students from all over the state!
Complete Online Learning Curriculum
Our teachers are all state certified and have experience in both traditional classroom settings and online learning. A diploma earned here is as valid as a diploma earned in a traditional high school.
Senior-level students lacking the credits to graduate from high school can switch to our Competency program for a high-intensity, online program granting a real diploma.
If your child plans to apply to college after graduation, our online school counselors can help with choosing the courses needed to fulfill all the basic requirements for college admission.
Online High School Lets Students Schedule Their Lives
Online learning offers the flexibility of both live, teacher-led “eSessions” as well as class lessons and resources which can be accessed at any time. eAchieve Academy teachers use highly-effective approaches to help all our students excel, and are available via online chat or email for any questions students may have on their course work.
With online learning, students progress through high school at their own speed, completing assignments any time during a semester and staying on track with our pace charts for online learning. It’s ideal for students whose schedules are too busy to be planned around an 8-3 schedule. With flexible learning through eAchieve Academy, they can fit their high school career around their lives.
Online High School Courses in the Subjects Students Need
Whether it’s just one more science class needed to graduate on time or a full four years of of online high school, eAchieve offers over 100 courses in more than ten different subjects. Your child will not only get all the classes needed for graduation, but also have the opportunity to dig deeper into subjects of more interest. Many times eAchieve Academy offers a more diverse selection of classes than other Wisconsin public schools.
Are Online High School Diplomas Legitimate? The Ones from eAchieve Academy Are.
Many parents are afraid an online high school diploma is not considered legitimate. While diplomas from some online institutions aren’t, diplomas from eAchieve Academy are the same diploma awarded to all high-school students in the School District of Waukesha.
When students graduate from eAchieve Academy, their diplomas are just as legit as the ones given to students at Waukesha North, Waukesha South and Waukesha West.
We even have a graduation ceremony for our students, which can be attended in person or watched online—perfect for students who live out of the area or are otherwise unable to attend in-person.
Coursework Completed Online at eAchieve Academy Is Accepted By Colleges
Our transcripts are accepted by colleges and AP classes are available for students interesting in starting college with credits. Not only are eAchieve Academy’s classes designed to equip students with the basic knowledge they need for life, they also help make the transition to college easier. In fact, former students tell us their experiences at eAchieve Academy were particularly helpful for them in an increasingly online-oriented college learning environment.
Many of our students go on to highly successful careers in college.
For students interested in continuing their education after high school, our academic counselors can help with choosing the courses needed to meet the admission requirements of 2- and 4-year colleges and universities.
Online Learning Is the Best Choice for Many Students
eAchieve Academy offers the flexibility many students need, as well as a learning forum free of the social distractions so common in traditional schools. Many students who are uncomfortable with asking questions in class and participating in traditional classroom discussions flourish at eAchieve Academy.
Additionally, our learn at your own pace approach gets rave reviews from students who are actively pursuing careers/interests in sports or the arts, students with health problems, and those who like the flexibility of being able to delve into some subjects more extensively while spending less time on subjects they already know well.
Homeschooling High School Students Can Take Up To Two Classes Per Semester
Under Wisconsin’s state statutes, homeschooled students may take up to 2 classes at a Wisconsin public school provided they meet the minimum standards for admission and there is space available in the selected course.
eAchieve Academy welcomes the participation of homeschooled students.
Interested students and their parents should complete and submit a PT (Part-Time) Enrollment Form. If accepted, students can use our online high school course list to supplement their homeschool program with an otherwise unavailable class.
If you and your child find our online learning experience as positive as we hope you will, you may decide to enroll your child as a full-time student at eAchieve Academy. You certainly wouldn’t be the first to do so! We have had many home-schooled students start as part-time students and end up graduating as full-time students.
The great thing about transitioning from home schooling to eAchieve is that you can remain personally involved in your child’s education, but you have experienced teachers who will be able to better help your child with those subjects you may not feel knowledgeable enough about.
Students Keep their Free Laptop!
Full-time students of eAchieve Academy who enroll at the start of the school year are provided a free laptop computer from Milwaukee PC. At the end of the year, the laptop is theirs to keep.
If your student wants a real powerhouse computer, eAchieve Academy will pay the first $400 towards the total cost. Additionally, eAchieve Academy will reimburse you $60 for your Internet service every time your student successfully completes a semester,
The only costs you will incur by having your child take classes through eAchieve Academy are the costs of materials and/or textbooks required for some classes.
Check Out Reviews from Parents, Teachers, Graduates and Students
If you are considering eAchieve Academy for your high schooler, you are probably interested in hearing what others have to say about us. We are proud to post the candid reviews of eAchieve Academy students (both past and present), parents and teachers.
These reviews provide a good picture of the different types of students who choose eAchieve Academy for high school and how they feel about the online learning environment. We think you will also find the perspective of our teachers valuable in making a decision about enrollment here.
Is Online High School a Good Idea?
Absolutely. Online learning is becoming an increasingly accepted, and popular, alternative to the traditional classroom setting. For many students, attending high school online is a great idea. colleges and universities are embracing online learning as an adjunct to their traditional coursework, and the experience students gain at eAchieve Academy is excellent preparation for the online work they will encounter in higher education.
Unlike many online learning centers, eAchieve Academy is an independent, not-for-profit school.
This sets us apart from many other online education providers. All our teachers and staff are experienced School District of Waukesha employees and our focus is solely on academic excellence—not profits. Transferring to online learning with eAchieve Academy could be the best educational decision for your child.
Don’t Online Students Miss Out On Making Friends And Developing Social Skills?
This is one of the most common concerns voiced by prospective students, as well as by parents. At eAchieve, it’s a non-issue. Besides connecting with other online high school students from all walks of life via live sessions and online chats, there are plenty of opportunities to interact in person on field trips and social outings. We even have a prom night every spring, a student council and a yearbook committee.
eAchieve students can also take part in music competitions through the National School Music Association, go on field trips with fellow students to museums, go skiing and snowboarding with other eAchieve Academy classmates and join any of the clubs offered at their local school district’s high schools.
Online High School Has Its Pros and Cons
Switching from a traditional high school to a completely online one can be a big adjustment for many students. Weighing the many benefits against potential problems is an important part of deciding if it’s right for your child.
The pros, as previously discussed, are the flexibility, wide range of classes offered and expert teaching staff at eAchieve Academy. Potential downsides are the time management skills, motivation and self-discipline required to thrive. eAchieve Academy is committed to the success of all our students, and our teachers and counselors have the experience necessary to help struggling students overcome any obstacles to their success.
Virtual High School Caps Fully Online K-12 Curriculum
With eAchieve Academy, your child’s education can be entirely online. From Kindergarten through high school graduation, eAchieve students have a top notch K-12 public school experience without setting foot in a classroom.
The learning skills required to excel in online high school are cultivated through elementary and middle school, allowing our students to make the most of their education. At eAchieve Academy, students take the courses they need and develop the self-reliance necessary to succeed in life.
eAchieve Academy, chartered by the School District of Waukesha, offers high school students a full line of core and elective high school classes that prepare students for life after high school. Upon completing the graduation requirements, students earn a regular high school diploma and are eligible to participate in our graduation ceremony in June.
As students progress through eAchieve Academy, our counselors are available to support, guide, and monitor them in picking the right courses. Just like our middle and elementary schools, tuition is free for School District of Waukesha residents and anybody applying under the open enrollment program in Wisconsin.
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