Students enroll in online high schools like James Madison (http://www.jmhs.com/
“There are many advantages to taking online high school courses,” said Dr. Leslie Gargiulo, James Madison High School’s Chief Academic Officer. “Students can make up required credits without attending summer school, complete their education while managing family or work obligations, even take classes that might not be offered at their primary high school.”
According to the Center for Public Education, credit recovery programs allow struggling students to work at their own pace. These self-paced options could appeal to the 43% of dropouts who believe they missed too many days and could not catch up, or the 35% who say that “failing in school” was a major factor for dropping out.
James Madison online high school diploma courses follow one of two academic tracks – general or college prep and for those wanting to complete their diploma program with James Madison, it accepts transfer credits from previous high schools. The regionally and nationally accredited school is one of the first to be 100% compliant with The Common Core State Standards -- well in advance of the 2014 implementation deadline.
About James Madison High School
Among the first U.S. high schools to be 100% compliant with Common Core State Standards, James Madison High School is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI). An accreditation division of AdvancED and by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), the Accrediting Commission of the DETC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.
Headquartered in Peachtree Corners, GA, James Madison High School, along with parent school Ashworth College, is celebrating 25 years of Educating Minds and Changing Lives. Together, these leading online schools have built a tradition of excellence by offering students worldwide an extensive range of online college degrees, online certificate programs, career training and online high school diploma options that are affordable and fit the busy schedules of traditional high school students and working adults.