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Online Kindergarten in California

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Kindergarten is the perfect time to introduce your child to online learning. With the support of a K12-powered school, your child will be encouraged to explore their surroundings in a way that promotes learning. Give your child the opportunity to discover their learning potential early with the help of technology and an interactive curriculum. 

Tuition-free* California online kindergarten powered by K12 will nurture your child’s curiosity and creativity as they are guided through their early education. If your family is considering alternatives to traditional school, explore online kindergarten in California and find out more about online learning.

Is an online kindergarten in California a good fit for my student?

There are many advantages of a K12-powered school. Students enrolled in K12-powered California online kindergarten can learn and grow at their own pace, wherever there’s an internet connection.

Students enrolled in the K12-powered online kindergarten in California attend scheduled, live online classes led by California-credentialed teachers. Students experience personalized learning with an interactive, engaging curriculum and hands-on learning activities away from the screen.** Daily coursework aligned with their abilities ensures students grasp lesson objectives. Because the curriculum is mastery based, students can work at the pace best suited for their learning process.

View sample online lessons to see what lessons look like at the K12-powered online Kindergarten in California.

Helping Families Succeed with Online Learning

A parent or another responsible adult plays an important role as the Learning Coach, providing academic support, encouragement, and guidance throughout the school year. While students focus on learning new concepts, the Learning Coach ensures their student is on track with coursework and communicates with teachers when needed. Learn more about the role of the Learning Coach and how you’ll be empowered to help your student achieve their academic goals.

Explore the K12 resources available for both students and parents to help families succeed with online learning.

Will my kindergarten student have social opportunities?

Social interaction and activities are especially important during the elementary years. Students enrolled in the K12-powered online kindergarten in California have many opportunities to connect with their peers and develop friendships. Students have the chance to participate in virtual and in-person field trips, events, and teacher-supervised online student clubs.§

Schools Available for California Students

Grades TK-12

Reach your full potential with an innovative, cutting-edge education from fully credentialed teachers. 

  • Be set up for success with flexible, personalized instruction. 
  • Jump-start your future with career and college prep and honors and AP® courses.  
  • Discover your passion with career-focused electives for grades 7–12. 

Grades TK-12

Empower your learning with a high-quality, Western Association of Schools and Colleges-accredited online charter school serving Los Angeles, Kern, Orange, San Bernardino, and Ventura counties.  

  • Discover your passion with career-focused electives for grades 6–12. 
  • Jump-start your future by earning certifications in high-demand career fields. 
  • Get set up for success with personalized college and career counseling, access to industry experts, job shadowing, and networking. 

Grades K-8

  • Grades K-8 full-time, interactive, online public school with personalized, tuition-free hands-on learning and classes in core subjects
  • Passionate, supportive state-certified teachers -parent resources, demos, and assistance to start your child off strong-vibrant community with in-person events and clubs
  • Synchronous live instruction with teachers every morning -Afternoons are asynchronous and offer in-person learning opportunities

Grades TK-12

  • Personalized learning with a flexible approach; AP, Honors, Credit Recovery courses. WASC, COGNIA Accredited.
  • Highly Qualified California Credentialed Teachers; A-G, NCAA, and College Board Approved Curriculum.
  • We are a supportive and inclusive school community, offering meetups, clubs, daily live lessons, and events! 

Grades Pre-K-8

  • Whittier City School District offers state-certified teachers, support for parents, and local community programs.
  • Whittier City School District offers some of the most high-tech learning environments in California in order to further engage students in learning and to enhance instruction.
  • All students have access to iPads which must be picked up in person from our district office

Grades Pre-K-12

Achieve a quality, personalized, private education through our engaging, interactive K12 curriculum and a dedicated, supportive team of teachers and advisors. Tuition-free private school for Arizona students through the Empowerment Scholarship. 

  • Accelerate your learning with dual enrollment, early college, AP®, and NCAA-approved courses. 
  • Jump-start your future with career and college prep, including career-focused electives beginning in 6th grade.  
  • Learn at your pace with year-round start dates enrolling full-time, part-time, and individual courses. 

Grades K-12

A national online Catholic school in partnership with Marian University, MU Prep offers a holistic Catholic education that prepares students to excel both academically and spiritually.  

  • Faith-based education framed in Catholic and Franciscan values
  • Individualized support plans designed around strengths and needs
  • High-quality academics and flexible, personalized learning
  • Licensed teachers with online experience who instruct from a faith-based perspective
  • Marian University dual enrollment 
  • Award-winning curriculum
  • Career and college readiness 

Grades K-12

Are you an independent learner seeking a highly flexible education? With more than 40 years of experience in self-paced distance learning, reach your potential any time, year-round. Tuition-free private school for Arizona students through the Empowerment Scholarship. 

  • Accelerate your learning with 170+ self-paced courses with multiple levels, including honors and AP®. 
  • Earn college credits while still in high school with dual enrollment. 
  • Assure your future—we awarded 771 high school diplomas in 2022, with 99.4% of students reporting college acceptance. 

Grades Pre-K-12

Reach your full potential with an inclusive, engaging curriculum for grades PK-12 and gain the tools and guidance to be a successful global citizen. Tuition-free private school for Arizona students through the Empowerment Scholarship. 

  • Graduate trilingual with our Early World Language Program. 
  • Get access to seminar-based instruction with a collaborative, discussion-focused approach 
  • Graduate with your associate's degree with our dual enrollment program.
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You can purchase K12 courses to supplement your homeschool curriculum or help your student catch up, get ahead, or explore an interest. These flexible courses are available with part-time and full-time options and with convenient year-round start dates.

*Families do not pay tuition for a student to attend an online public school. Common household items and office supplies like printer ink and paper are not provided. Our enrollment consultants can help you address your technological and computer needs.
**Course materials vary by course and school; please check with your school about offline course materials.
§Extracurricular activities and clubs vary by school. Please check with your school.