High School Diploma for Adults, Athletes & All Ages

Whether you’re a traditional age high school student or an adult looking for a second chance at education, we can help you earn your high school diploma affordably, online, and at your own pace. While our 60,000+ high schools students are diverse, they have one thing in common: they’ve chosen to earn their high school diploma on their own terms with Penn Foster.
Penn Foster High School Student Stories - Rebecca Young
Rebecca Y talks about her experience as a high school student at Penn Foster High School.
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Traditional Age Students

We know that a traditional, in-classroom education isn’t for everyone. Whether you experience bullying, have a family to support, or just struggle in a classroom environment, Penn Foster allows you to work toward your high school diploma online. With the help of experienced instructors and success coaches as well as our student community, you can get the support of a classroom setting from home. Whether you are just starting high school, or you have already completed several credits, we can help!

Get an idea of what it’s like to be a Penn Foster High School student from our graduate, Rebecca Young.
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Penn Foster High School Student Stories - Elizabeth Crespo
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Adult Learners

It is never too late to go back to school and earn your high school diploma. At Penn Foster, we understand the challenges of earning your high school diploma as an adult, so we make it as easy as possible to work around your schedule and your budget. Adults of all ages can take advantage of Penn Foster High School’s convenient and self-paced adult education program.

Learn more about being an adult learner at Penn Foster High School by hearing Elizabeth Crespo’s story!
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Whether you are concerned about your child’s school environment, you are dissatisfied with the quality of their education or you simply want to be more involved in your child’s academic experience, Penn Foster High School is the online homeschooling program to meet your needs. As one of the largest accredited private high schools in the United States, you can be assured your child is getting a quality education in addition to the added benefits that homeschooling offers your family. Meet one of our recent homeschool high school graduates to get an insider’s perspective!

Learn more about online homeschooling with Penn Foster High School.

¹ Homeschooling requirements vary by state and district. It is the responsibility of the parent or guardian to confirm that this program would satisfy any state and local education requirements, including those related to compulsory age attendance.

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Student Athletes

Earn your high school diploma—or just the credits you need—at home or on the road, at a pace that’s right for you. We know student athletes train at all hours of the day and need a school that will stay up late and go on the road with them. Penn Foster offers the flexibility that young athletes need while focusing on their training. Hear from some of our student-athletes.
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