Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Odysseyware Academy

General Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is Odysseyware Academy accredited?

A: Yes. Odysseyware Academy is accredited through AdvancED, the world's largest educational community, with over 32,000 public and private schools.

Q: What grade levels and courses does Odysseyware Academy offer?

A: Odysseyware Academy offers online math, language arts, history & social studies, and science courses for grades 3-12. Online electives include Spanish and French language courses.

Q: Does the tuition include the cost of curriculum?

A: Yes. The tuition cost covers access to online courses with embedded instruction, teacher grading and feedback, and live instructional support.

Q: When can I enroll?

A: Odysseyware Academy has rolling enrollment which means that students may enroll any time throughout the year. To enroll, call 1-888-399-4267.

Q: How much time does my student have to complete each course?

A: Students have 20 weeks to complete each semester course. Extensions available at additional cost.

Q: How much time must my student spend on schoolwork each day?

A: Students can use the embedded pacing guide to determine how much work to do each day. Students can work any time, any place and any pace.

Q: What should I do if my student has an academic question I can't answer?

A: Odysseyware Academy teachers will answer your student's academic questions using the message system and the help notes. For more extensive explanations, you or your student may call one of our teachers Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (CT). Because of our well-written curriculum, our Odysseyware Academy teachers, and our call center teachers, plenty of help is available to your student.

Q: Do you offer a high school diploma and an official transcript for high school?

A: Yes. Upon successful completion of our graduation requirements, a diploma is issued to full-time students. Transcripts are issued upon graduation or transfer. They are sent to colleges or other schools upon written request.

Frequently Asked Technical Questions

Q: How does Odysseyware Academy's curriculum work?

A: Odysseyware Academy's curriculum for grades 3-12 is available 24/7 through any high-speed Internet connection and any personal computer (PC) or Macintosh®. Curriculum is accessed through a given Internet link and a login password.

Our curriculum has a diverse, vibrant mix of entertaining lessons, assignments, and quizzes available any time and any place. Interactive learning games, web links, and off-computer projects create opportunities for in-depth study.

Q: Can I use a dial-up or satellite Internet connection if I live in a remote area?

A: We do not recommend using dial-up or satellite Internet connections because of frequent reports about the difficulty of transmitting schoolwork. However, if there is no other option, families may try if they can receive a stable Internet connection and are willing to assume the risk that it may prove unsatisfactory.