High School Diploma + English Language Training

High School Diploma and English Language Training

If your first language is Spanish and you're looking to improve your English and earn your high school diploma, Penn Foster High School can help! We’ve partnered with EnGen, a platform that helps Spanish speakers improve their English and provide English language lessons with our high school classes. Through flexible, online classes, you can become both better at reading, writing, and speaking in English and a graduate of a U.S. accredited high school diploma¹ on your schedule, from home. Haz clic aquí para ver esta página en español.

  • Penn Foster High School is regionally and nationally accredited 
  • The High School Diploma + English Language Training starts with a language assessment and personalized English lessons provided by EnGen so you can be successful in your high school level coursework.
  • Transfer eligible credits from your previous high school, even if your transcript is in Spanish, to save time and money when earning your diploma with Penn Foster.

Save up to $600 Ends 7/16/2024

Cost of Program


$1,799 Save $600


$55/month, Start for as low as $99

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What You Will Learn

  1. How to better understand and speak English through reading exercises and listening activities.
  2. How to use critical thinking and reasoning skills to complete learning tasks in English Language Arts courses.
  3. How to use critical thinking and reasoning skills to complete learning tasks in science courses.
  4. How to demonstrate understanding and complete learning tasks in math courses.
  5. How to utilize writing skills to complete writing assessments.
Full Program Goal & Outcomes

This Program is Right for You If

  1. Your first language is Spanish and you want to earn your high school diploma.
  2. You’d like to strengthen your English writing and communication to advance in your job or education.
  3. You want a flexible program you can do online on your time.
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High School Diploma Career Outcomes

Having a high school diploma can help you earn more money and qualify for more jobs.* Improve your English and earn your U.S. high school diploma at your own pace online so you can prepare to take the next step toward getting a better job or going to college.

State Licensing Requirements

If you are interested in pursuing post-secondary education within your state you should check with your state to understand the requirements. States may impose requirements for receiving state financial aid. For example, an online High School diploma may not be recognized by some colleges and universities within your state to receive financial aid. We recommend you check with the institution for any specific restrictions - this is particularly important for residents of New York.

High School Diploma Success Stories

Graduates of Penn Foster's High School Diploma program have been able to start new careers, advance in their current jobs, join the military, or pursue college degrees - all while learning at the speed that works best for them!
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Shiv S. 

High School Graduate, 2023

“It was a great way to get my high school diploma at a quick and easy pace, while having enough content to truly learn as well.”

Online High School Diploma Curriculum

  • 16 core credits
  • 5 elective credits 

First, you’ll strengthen your English with personalized classes with EnGen. Then, you’ll work on your high school lessons with additional language support. Our online high school diploma curriculum is a total of 21 credits that include standard high school classes like math and science. You will also be able to choose 5 elective classes in a few different subjects. Your courses include:

  • English
  • General Math
  • Biology
  • American History

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High School Diploma Tuition

Take the first steps toward joining the workforce, advancing in your career, attending college, or joining the military with our accredited online high school diploma. Choose from one of our low-cost customized payment plans below and get started today!

Option 1: Pay in full

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Option 2: Monthly Auto Pay Plan

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Our Proven High School Learning Model

Empowering students to reach their professional goals


  • Start anytime
  • No exam due dates
  • Self-paced


  • Digital study guides
  • Self-check quizzes
  • Simulations and videos


  • 24/7 access to online resources
  • Online Student Community
  • Dedicated Learner Center


  • Expert faculty
  • Dedicated student services
  • Robust learning resources

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Penn Foster High School Diploma FAQs

How does the included English language training work?

The High School Diploma + English Language Training Program begins with an English language assessment. Based on how strong your English currently is, you will receive personalized language classes that can help you improve your speaking and writing through EnGen. Once you have improved your English and are ready, you will begin your high school classes.

What is EnGen?

EnGen is an online platform that offers English language classes for non-English speakers. Read their story to learn more.

Do students receive high school credits from their English language training?

Yes! The English language training provided by EnGen will not only help prepare students for their Penn Foster high school coursework in English, but they will also earn credits that count toward their high school diploma.

How long will the English language training part of the program take?

English language training through EnGen can take about 6 months to finish, on average, though some students may need more time depending on how strong their English is when they start.

How long does it take to finish Penn Foster’s high school classes?

After you finish your English language classes with EnGen, you’ll begin your Penn Foster High School classes. The online high school classes are done at the speed that works best for you. You will have up to 3 years to finish your classes if you need more time.

Is Penn Foster High School accredited?

Yes, it is! Penn Foster High School is nationally accredited by both the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) and Cognia. In addition to our national accreditation, we are regionally accredited by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (CSS-MSA). You can find more details about each of our accreditations on the Penn Foster Accreditations page.

How much does online high school cost?

There are several factors that influence the total price of our high school program, including monthly offers, whether you’re transferring credits into the program and the payment plan you choose. Visit our online high school tuition page to get more information about costs and our payment plan options.

Does Penn Foster online High School accept transfer credits from other schools?

In order to successfully transfer credits into Penn Foster High School, you’ll need an official, sealed transcript sent from your previous school for evaluation. Transcripts can be in English or Spanish; our transcript evaluators are able to translate Spanish language transcripts to determine whether you have eligible transfer credits. We look at a few different things to decide which credits, if any, can transfer to Penn Foster. Visit our high school credit transfer page for more details.

Can adults enroll in online high school with Penn Foster?

Penn Foster welcomes students of all ages, including adult learners. Enrolling in our high school program is open to anyone 13 years or older who has completed the 8th grade. We know how challenging it can be to earn your diploma as an adult learner, so we do our best to make it as easy as possible for you with our online and self-paced learning platform.

What is Penn Foster's online high school curriculum like?

In order to earn your high school diploma from Penn Foster, you will need to complete 16 core credits and 5 elective credits. Each student gets to choose their five elective requirements from courses ranging from music appreciation and psychology to job-focused courses such as small business management and veterinary assistant.

Our core curriculum is made up of English, math, social science, science, arts and humanities as well as health and physical education courses. If you are transferring credits, your coursework may vary.