Join the Millions Earning their High School Diploma or GED Online!

Programs offered at Excel Online High School

At Excel Online High Schools, we offer a wide range of courses and programs geared at giving our students choices between what the need but also what they want. We believe in giving our students a comprehensive education that would rival any brick and mortar high school. By earning your high school diploma online from an accredited home school online you are eligible for all of the benefits awarded to those that get their free high school diploma from traditional high schools. Our students come to us for a wide range of reasons. Right now, we have 3,581 students who are enrolled full time in our online high school diploma program. There are many more who are taking classes part time in order to fill out what they can't get with home schooling, or from traditional high schools. We also have 5,272 adults enrolled in our GED prep programs working to make for themselves a better future.

The Benefits of Online Courses

Because you have decided to take advantage of our hassle free online high school courses, you have decided to go to school at your own pace. For or high school students taking our online high school classes, your class will be delivered to you daily in the form of a video lecture that you can either attend live, or view at your convenience. The only requirement is that you finish all assignments and tests within the given time frames in order to keep the class on track. When you sign up for our online courses you will also be saving a great deal of money on school supplies, travel and books. All of the materials you need will be provided for you in our virtual classrooms and will be covered by your tuition.

All of our classes are taught by professional and certified teachers with experience as traditional high school teachers or home school teachers. Our courses are based on national standards for high school curriculum and are in accordance with College requirements. All of our students will have access to private tutors via a live video chat network as well as a fully functional career center and counseling center that will help them find the job or college of their dreams after they are done with high school.

Class Offerings Required to earn an Online High School Diploma

  • Total credits required: 22
  • Required credits per quarter: 4
  • Each class is one credit

Math: 6 credits required

  • Algebra
  • Algebra II
  • Geometry
  • Geometry II
  • Pre Calculus
  • Calculus
  • Statistics

English: 6 credits required

  • English I
  • English II
  • The English Language
  • English Literature
  • Advanced English Literature
  • Creative and Expository Writing

Science: 6 credits required

  • Biology I
  • Biology II
  • Chemistry I
  • Chemistry II
  • Geology
  • Advanced Biology
  • Physics I
  • Physics II

History: 4 credits required

  • U.S. History I
  • U.S. History II
  • World History I
  • World History II

College Prep Program

Requirements: Same as diploma program with an additional 4 credits

Additional classes:

  • Essay writing
  • Advanced World Literature
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Antiquity and Modernity

GED Prep

For students that wish to earn their GED online, it might be necessary for you to take some GED prep courses in order to prepare you for your upcoming GED tests. For adults that have never received their high school diploma, the GED is a way for them to get an equivalent degree. A GED is accepted throughout the country as an equivalent certification as a high school diploma. All it requires is that you pass a series of test that examines your comprehension of some basic skills. Our online GED prep courses are designed to give you a refresher in some of the subjects necessary for the GED test. Our GED prep courses are a series of per-recorded lectures that you can take at your convenience. And when you are ready, we will assist you in signing up for your GED exam.

  • GED Prep Courses
  • GED Reading
  • GED Writing
  • GED Math
  • GED Science

Student Offices

9921 W. Cherry Ave
San Francisco, CA (94109)
TOLL FREE: (888) 671-9821


"I was in a dead end job that I hated. I applied for this other job that I loved but needed a GED in order to get it. I head about Excel, did some training and got my GED in no time!"
- Laurie Pudi

"We had to move to a new city because of my job, and I hated all the high schools. So I sent my son to Excel and he's now in his second year at LSU!"
- Jeff Nadir

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 7am - 5pm
Saturday - Sunday 8am - 4pm