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Select the right secondary education option for your expat child

Stanford Online High School is a highly selective independent school within Stanford University for students in grades 7-12. Courses meet in live, online discussion seminars on a college-style schedule using an interactive and engaging virtual classroom platform.

Challenging Curriculum

From advanced middle school classes through university-level courses, Stanford Online High School\'s curriculum challenges students at every level. Through careful assessment, students are placed into courses by grade level and their readiness. 65% of Stanford OHS instructors hold Ph.D.\'s in their fields and, along with the supportive staff, work closely with students through individualized support programs, academic advising, and wellness initiatives.

Global Student Body

Stanford Online High School students come from 48 U.S. states and 43 countries across six continents, representing a wide range of identities, backgrounds, and perspectives. Beyond the classroom, the community comes together virtually through frequent online social events, clubs, and assemblies, with several in-person opportunities including Homecoming, Pixel Festival, Prom, and Graduation Weekend.

Learn More and Apply

Stanford Online High School follows a traditional August-June academic calendar year. Students may attend full-time and seek a high school diploma or enroll in just one or two courses. The application for the 2024-25 school year is now open! Apply by January 11, 2024, and visit to learn more about Stanford Online High School.