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Online Middle Schools in Washington, D.C.

Providing a Comfortable and Unique Learning Environment for DC Area Students

If you’re seeking an alternative to traditional school, learn more about Washington, D.C. online middle school. The K12-powered online middle school in D.C., offers students a tuition-free,* personalized learning environment from the comfort and safety of home. Learn more about how K12-powered online school provides your student with an academic plan that supports their unique strengths and interests.

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How do I know if Washington, D.C. online middle school powered by K12 is a good fit for my student?

Middle school is a critical time for students to address gaps in learning, master challenging concepts, prepare for tests, and form lasting friendships. Like a brick-and-mortar school, the K12-powered online middle school in Washington, D.C. follows the traditional school year calendar, licensed teachers provide instruction, and counselors and school staff are on hand to offer help.

An average school day at online middle school in Washington, D.C. includes students attending scheduled, live online classes and completing offline assignments and projects aligned with the subject matter and their individual skill level. As students advance through middle school, they begin to take more responsibility for their learning as they prepare to transition to high school.

Washington, D.C. online middle school encourages a parent or another responsible adult to play the active role of Learning Coach in their student’s education. The Learning Coach provides motivation, academic support, and guidance throughout the school year. There’s also plenty of support available for the Learning Coach through training tools and opportunities to connect with other Learning Coaches.

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

Engaging Lessons on and off the Computer

Grades 6–8 are important stages where students need the opportunity to master lesson objectives. The primary instruction takes place virtually during live, online classes. Students at the K12-powered online middle school in Washington, D.C. work independently or with their Learning Coach to complete offline supplemental activities. Online assessments are integrated with the planning and progress tools so you can work with your student to find the right pace for each subject and stay on track.

View sample online lessons to get an idea of what lessons look like at the K12-powered Washington, D.C. online middle school.

How will my middle school student socialize?

The K12-powered online middle school in Washington, D.C. works to strengthen the learning community by providing students the opportunity to foster real connections with their peers. Students can socialize with each other through online clubs and field trips—from virtual to real world—to places like local theme parks and museums.**

Schools Available for Washington, D.C. Students

Grades Pre-K-8

Reach your full potential with a high-quality, virtual public charter school dedicated to providing an innovative educational environment for students in grades K–8. 

  • Be part of D.C.'s only virtual charter school.  
  • Accelerate your learning with advancement for gifted students 
  • Jump-start your career with exploration courses for grades 6–8. 

Grades 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

Achieve academic excellence while developing your Christian character and finding your life's purpose in a faith-based, supportive environment. Tuition-free private school for Arizona students through the Empowerment Scholarship. 

  • Integrate a Christian worldview into your life—the classroom and beyond—through our Servant Learner framework. 
  • Develop your character and grow in your faith through in-person activities at faith centers in select cities. 
  • Participate in weekly faith groups and chapel services to connect with other students who share your beliefs. 

Grades K-10

A Catholic-inspired private school in partnership with Marian University, MU Prep offers high-quality academics and flexible, personalized learning.

  • Education rooted in Catholic-inspired faith and framed by Franciscan values.
  • Individualized support plans designed around strengths and needs.
  • Licensed teachers with online experience and a faith-based perspective.

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 8-12

Are you a highly motivated learner? Earn a premier, private college preparatory education online and get the tools to excel at top-tier universities. Affiliated with The George Washington University. 

  • Jump-start your future with one-to-one college counseling and unique dual enrollment opportunities. 
  • Prepare for life outside the classroom with our Journeys symposium. 
  • Unlock your future—100% of graduates are accepted to college, from Harvard to UC Berkeley. 

Grades K-11

Reach your full potential with an inclusive, engaging curriculum and 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.

**Extracurricular activities and clubs vary by school. Please check with your school.