Looking for More Information?
At Citizens High School, we want you to feel confident and excited about your decision to pursue your high school diploma or further your education with us. The following are a few ways to learn more about specific aspects of the CHS experience.
Can I Transfer Credits Earned At Citizens High School To Another High School?
Yes. CHS is a DEAC-accredited high school which means our courses and diplomas are accepted by high schools, colleges, and universities nationwide. We will provide an official transcript at your request to any educational institution. Please note, acceptance of CHS credits is ultimately up to the school’s discretion.
Will Homeschool Credits Transfer?
Yes, for a homeschool student to receive credit for courses completed via home education, our admissions team will need the following information:
- Completed and signed Homeschool Grade Transcript of the student’s credits earned in grades 9-12
- Completed and signed Homeschool Curriculum Validation listing the educational materials used for each subject
completed in grades 9-12
- Completed and signed Homeschool Education Evaluation of the student’s academic progress in grades 9-12
These forms can be found on our Transfer Credit page. Once you have completed and signed the forms you may send them in via mail, fax (904-272-6702), or email them at email@example.com .
Is Citizens High School Accredited?
Yes, Citizens High School is regionally accredited through the Middle States Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools. We are also nationally accredited by DEAC (Distance Education Accrediting Commission). CHS has been nationally accredited for nearly 40 years, making us the second oldest active nationally accredited distance education high school in the United States.
Can I Use My Diploma To Attend College Or Gain Employment?
Yes, while CHS does not guarantee employment or acceptance into a specific college or university, our diploma is nationally accredited and our credits are accepted at most public and private universities. For those students interested in continuing their educations at 4-year institutions, we strongly recommend enrollment in our College Diploma track. For students interested in entering directly into the workforce, we suggest completing the Career Diploma track.
Are All Online Courses And Programs Completed Entirely Online?
All courses and materials for CHS Online are completed online. The only exception to this policy will be in the science courses where hands-on experiments may be conducted using materials found around the home. Also some electives may require specialized equipment, but those items will be listed in the course syllabus for those specific courses.
How Much Is Tuition at Citizens High School?
The CHS Online tuition model is simple – $69 per month and you can take up to two courses at one time. There are no hidden fees, just study at your own pace, in your own environment.
What Is Your Refund Policy?
CHS is confident you will be satisfied with your choice in education. Should you change your mind, CHS will refund your tuition according to the following refund policy per the requirements set forth by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. Our refund policy is designed for what is in the best interests of both students and parents. For more information about our refund policy click here.
Why Isn’t The CHS High School Program Free Like It Is In The Public Schools?
CHS is a private school and funded through tuition paid by the students, unlike public schools which are funded by state and federal taxes. Our tuition helps ensure access to the best-available technologies, the ongoing development of customized courses, and highly qualified instructors no matter where our students live or from where they choose to study.
Can I Work At My Own Pace?
Our courses are designed to be completed in 16 weeks, with a focus on one lesson per week. By doubling or tripling the amount of lessons you complete each week, you can finish a course in as little as 28 days. As long as you are focusing on one lesson per week, it is up to you to set the pace that works best for your schedule.
What Do Citizens High Schools Courses Look Like?
Our classes are designed to be completed in 16 weeks. Which means you will complete one lesson per week. Each of our lessons are engaging and interactive. See for yourself in our course demo.