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We know that each PCS, TDY, and deployment can disrupt your child’s learning. An education at one of our K12-powered online schools is designed to provide military families the consistency of personalized learning, certified-teacher support, and a quality curriculum that can support your child’s education and your family’s lifestyle.

How do we support our military families?

With a consistent curriculum and the accessibility that students in military families need to succeed, K12-powered online schools are committed to giving students every opportunity to reach their full potential. Our personalized approach ensures your student learns the way that works best for them and for your family, and our robust National Learning Coach Community, designed specifically for military families, provides a sense of constant and consistent support. That’s why more than 1,600 military families are enrolled in Stride’s K12-powered programs.

With three different options, you can find what fits your student and family best.

Online Public Schools

Tuition-free online public schools are available in many states.* They provide a safe learning environment where students benefit from:

  • Personalized learning tailored to meet their needs
  • State-certified teachers with experience in online learning
  • Support from counselors and school administrators
  • Consistent, high-quality curriculum
  • Clubs and extracurricular activities providing opportunities for socialization

Online Private Schools

Whether students reside CONUS or OCONUS, they can attend one of our accredited private schools. These tuition-based online schools offer multiple start dates throughout the year, a military discount* on tuition, and a summer school program.

Individual Courses

When you want to supplement or create your own curriculum, enjoy a 15% military discount on early learning programs and 250+ courses in core subjects, world languages, music, art, and more.

Meet Hope

She’s the Learning Coach for Mari, her 7th grader. See how online school allows for the flexibility they were looking for as a military family.


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Frequently Asked Questions

To enroll in a K12-powered school, please do so using the state you are currently physically residing in. You will have to show proof of residency, such as a utility bill or lease agreement.

We offer a range of high-quality education options, including several tuition-based online private schools that offer a military family discount.* Learn more about our K12-powered online private school choices to see which option might be best for your family.

We offer several international options that provide the consistency and flexibility your family requires. Learn more about our international offerings outside the U.S.

Simply fill out an application for the school you are looking to transfer to. We have an approved student transfer process and will contact you to complete the transfer. Find out what K12-powered schools are available in your new state.

With online engagement activities, including school art competitions, STEM events, student associations, and online clubs, K12-powered online extracurricular activities unite students as they unwind, have fun, and explore shared passions. Learn more about our opportunities for socialization and enrichment.

Check out more answers to your questions with the top questions parents ask us.


K12-powered schools offer a wide variety of extracurricular activities and social opportunities for online students and their families. For example, 7th grade student Mari made some of her closest friends at the military learning co-op connected to her school. They play games, create art projects, and do homework together.


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Moving from State to State

No matter how many times you’ve done it, moving as a military family is a challenge. But finding a new school doesn’t have to be. Our enrollment consultants will be happy to guide you to the online schools in your new state.

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Hear from Military Families at K12-Powered Online Schools

We’re dedicated to supporting your unique needs. Here’s what other military families have to say about their experiences at a K12-powered online school.

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“Continuity is key—not just in everyday life, but also in education.”

Souraya R., parent of a 2021 student in Arizona

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“Being a military spouse is hard…but K12 has tons of resources. They offer lots of help.”

Anna R., parent of a 2016 student in Oklahoma

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“My children are very different today…Confidence wise, independence wise. So, I say to military families, give it a try.”

Souraya R., parent of a 2021 student in Arizona

How do I get started?

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I’m ready to find a school.

Select your state for a list
of the options in your area.


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I’m ready to enroll.

If you’re ready to enroll, simply create a Parent Portal account or log in to your existing account to begin the enrollment process.


*You must reside in a state that has a K12-powered online public school and meet that state’s requirements for enrollment. 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 address your technological and computer questions and needs.
*K12 Private Academy, The Keystone School, and The George Washington University Online High School each provide a 15% military family discount.