Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Odysseyware Academy

General Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is Odysseyware Academy accredited?

A: Yes. Odysseyware Academy is accredited through Cognia, 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 1-888-866-4989.

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: A general recommendation is 1 hour per class per day (for a 5 day workweek). More or less depending on the student's master and progress.

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. 

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

A: Yes - we have now teamed up with Parchment. Please request transcripts and diplomas here.

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.