Why Choose Citizens for Online High School?
Bridging the Gap Between Here and Where You Want to Be

Earning your high school diploma online may be different than what most people are used to – but that’s because Citizens High School doesn’t believe in one-size-fits-all when it comes to learning and achievement. We designed the CHS experience from the ground up to be a complete, full-featured, rewarding alternative to bricks and mortar schools, without sacrificing anything in terms of educational quality or convenience to students.

Our Mission

The mission of Citizens High School is to provide students a quality high school diploma through distance education with a well rounded academic foundation, leading to social and economic mobility. 


Choices - Not Shortcuts

Citizens High School is not a GED program. It is a comprehensive high school diploma with the same levels of accreditation as traditional high school diplomas. The difference is that CHS lets students take charge of when, where, what, and how they learn so they get their best opportunities at academic success.

Learning That Counts in Real Life

We listened when traditional students and parents told us they were tired of hours spent on classwork that wasn’t useful in real-world applications. So, Citizens High School has worked side-by-side with industry experts to create courses that truly prepare students to achieve more in school, in college, or in their careers.

The Best Future Finder

Learning at your own pace should never mean learning all alone, which is why Citizens High School offers the Best Future Finder tool. Think of it as a digital BFF that helps create a customized learning path based on your desired goals. From college to career or independent study, Citizen’s BFF helps with course selection, planning, timing, and more in a clear, easy-to-understand, step-by-step visual plan.

Inspired Learning. Individually Driven

Every person has their own ideas, visions, goals, and aspirations. Doesn’t it make sense that a solid education should respect and reflect that? Citizens High School certainly thinks so - which is why students may choose from multiple different classes to fulfill the same requirement, with coursework unique to certain topics of interest. And, if your preferences change some time during your studies, we make it easy for your course selection to change right along with you. That’s what our Academies are all about - instilling a love of lifelong learning.

CHS allows you to customize your high school diploma program to match your goals and interests.

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Though Citizens is an Accredited High School and institutions around the country accept our course credits, it is ultimately up to the receiving institution to accept the credits.  If you are concerned about your institutions accepting them, CHS offers a Transfer Credit Form; click here to learn more.

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Introduction to Social Media

Have a Facebook account? What about Twitter? Whether you have already dipped your toes in the waters of social media or are still standing on the shore wondering what to make of it all, learning how to interact on social media platforms is crucial to surviving and thriving in this age of digital communication. In Introduction to Social Media, you will learn the ins and outs of such social media platforms as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and more and how to use them for your benefit personally, academically, and, eventually, professionally. If you thought social media platforms were just a place to keep track of friends and share personal photos, this course will show you how to use these resources in much more powerful ways.

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Parent Testimonial

We didn’t know what to expect from an online high school. I didn’t know if it would be easy to get in touch with the teachers. It was. It was so easy. The communication was stellar all the way through.

Holly Mathis, Parent at Citizens High School