Accredited online high schools; Regional Accreditation Agencies,
High School Accreditation
Accredited online high schools: Regional agencies are recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
They are the same organizations who grant the traditional free standing (building) public/private universities and school their accreditation.
If you earn a degree from online high schools and they are accredited by one of these associations, you can be assured that it will be as valid as a degree from any regular university.
New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
Geographic area: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East
North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement(NCA)
Geographic area: Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Navajo Nation, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges (MSA)
Geographic area: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Central America, Europe, and the Middle East.
Southern Association of Schools and Colleges (SACS)
Geographic area: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Latin America.
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Geographic area: California, Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, Palau, Micronesia, Northern Marianas, Marshall Islands, and other Australasian locations.
Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges (NWCCU)
Geographic area: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.
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