Top Up Diploma Programs allow international students the opportunity to earn a fully accredited U.S. diploma alongside their home school in-country diploma. Students must take 5-6 courses in addition to their typical in-country course of study in order to be granted the U.S. diploma.
Benefits for Students:
•Ability to transfer courses from home school for credit towards the U.S. diploma
•Competitive advantage of earning U.S. diploma from an accredited high school
•Opportunities to improve oral and written English skills in the context of U.S. written courses
•Enhanced critical thinking abilities
•Application of learned concepts to real-world situations
•Greater understanding of U.S. education system to prepare for U.S. college/university
•Increased use of technology for learning
•Preparation for skills that U.S. employers are seeking blended learning online school
•Students enroll in the The Keystone School full-time after completing 3-4 years in a foreign school that is licensed or approved by the local ministry of education. Students take the remaining 5 Credits needed to fulfill the Keystone School ’s graduation requirements in a single, senior year.
•A second option involves students in a locally authorized foreign high school taking 1-2 required classes per year over a 3-4 year period with the Keystone school while they concurrently complete their local high school requirements.
28 semesters of World Language courses:
- Spanish I, II, and III
- French I and II
- German I and II
- Chinese I and II
- Latin I and II
- AP* Spanish
- AP* French
Our dual diploma options allows international students the opportunity to earn a fully accredited U.S. diploma in addition to their home school in-country diploma.
Fully Virtual, Career Readiness Schooling.
This programs provides students with a personalized education that prepares them for success in today's high-skilled careers. Students can select from core high school academic courses as well as a range of career-focused electives. This personalized approach to learning gives students the opportunity to explore career areas of interest and to prepare for their next step in life—whether that's university, a career, or both.
Students utilize computers, either in the classroom or at home, and with the support of a trained local facilitator, they access their course materials, resources, and online instruction delivered by quality, remotely located teachers and support staff. Local facilitators or administrator monitor student progress and guide the learning process.
The Keystone School is a U.S. diploma granting K12 school.
Students access courses and lessons, take assessments, and submit assignments and materials online from their home or any suitable location with an Internet connection via the online school learning management system. Online learning is supported by quality, remotely located teachers and support staff.
Our career-focused courses are intended to help a young person discover his or her future path after high school. Plus, through our career-focused courses—some of which are not offered in other schools—college-bound students can explore a possible post-secondary major or a career interest.
These courses provide a powerful introduction to fulfilling careers in Information Technology, Government and Public Administration, Marketing, Finance, Arts and Communication, Entrepreneurship and more.
Give your students a strong foundation with our comprehensive offering of core curriculum.
Access more than 150 high school courses, including core subjects, Advanced Placement®, electives, and six world languages
Our high school curriculum offers more than 150 high school level courses, including core subjects, Advanced Placement® (AP®) courses, dozens of engaging electives, and six world languages. Learning through interactive, multimedia-rich curriculum, your child will work at his or her own pace with access to teacher support to ensure a rewarding high school experience. Credit recovery courses are also available.
Our award-winning online high school curriculum includes exciting new courses such as Journalism and Integrated Math and online lessons feature the latest in multimedia learning:
This highly interactive and effective learning environment is also a safe one, ensuring student safety online.
The Keystone curriculum covers all core subjects, including math, science, social studies, and language arts. With more than 50 courses in the core subject areas, Keystone offers a solid foundation for your student's education.
Keystone students can choose from 45 elective courses, including computer programming, business courses, six world languages, and many more.
Keystone offers 10 advanced courses for grades 8-12. High school students looking for more challenge can get the extra edge they need by taking Advanced Placement® (AP®) for college credit.
Keystone accepts enrollments throughout the school year for students wishing to enroll in our high school or middle school as their primary school, or as a supplement to their current education program. Online courses are offered for all Keystone programs, and correspondence courses are available for high school and credit recovery.