Stanford Online High School

In addition to academic enrichment programs, Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies also oversees an independent school that allows students grades 7–12 to take advanced classes in a variety of subjects.
Graduates from Stanford Online High School stand with their Head of School, Tomohiro Hoshi.

Expect the Extraordinary

Founded in 2006, Stanford Online High School is a selective independent school that uses its online format as an advantage, creating a global student body able to take challenging classes with dedicated instructors according to their unique schedules.
Middle and High School Courses
We offer courses for middle school and high school students, grades 7–12.
Advanced Academics
We offer 25 post-AP/university level courses and 65% of our instructors hold Ph.D.'s.
Online in Real Time
All classes are conducted as college-style seminars in real-time, using web-based video conferencing.
Flexible Enrollment
Students can enroll full-time, part-time, or just take a single course.

An Innovative Learning Environment

Stanford OHS middle school student in class during Summer@Stanford.
Stanford OHS graduates wear leis on their graduation day.
Middle school students from Stanford OHS stand in front of Hoover Tower during a Scavenger Hunt.
Stanford Online High School (OHS) creates a worldwide learning community of diverse, intellectually passionate students and teachers. Through vibrant seminars, the rigorous curriculum challenges students to reason analytically, think creatively, and argue persuasively. Beyond the classroom, collaborative extracurricular activities cultivate lasting relationships among students and teachers. The school’s supportive environment fosters independence, strength of character, and a lifelong pursuit of knowledge.