Rick Perkins

Academy Director

Welcome to EdOptions Academy!

At EdOptions Academy, we offer all of our students an alternative approach to education in a challenging but fun and rewarding academic setting. We believe in empowering students to take control of their education. That's why we offer self-paced learning and anytime, anywhere access to our award-winning online curriculum. At EdOptions Academy, we work with each student to determine their best course of study, whether the goal is to earn a single credit or a high school diploma. 

Our students are preparing to compete in a complex and 24/7 connected interdependent world that will demand responsibility, perseverance and dedication. With this in mind, the EdOptions Academy teaching staff, administration and guidance office are always available for instruction and support in this student-driven learning environment.

I look forward to working with you toward the achievement of your academic goals.


Rick Perkins, Academy Director


About Us

EdOptions Academy is a fully accredited K-12 online school that offers award-winning curriculum, certified teachers and accredited high school diplomas to schools and students who need flexible learning options. EdOptions Academy partners with schools, districts, and parents/guardians to deliver rigorous, research-based, and pedagogically sound curriculum. Trusted nationally by over 400 partner school districts, EdOptions Academy provides extensive and effective learning solutions to all types of learners. Our fully-accredited virtual school solution allows schools and districts to enhance, expand, and extend their program offerings.

Mission and Vision

Our mission is to provide a flexible and exciting learning experience for students throughout the world. We are committed to revolutionizing the use of technology to meet student needs, delivering a rigorous curriculum, and reinventing the role of the educator.

Our vision: Empowering futures one student at a time.


School Profile

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Our online school is accredited by AdvancED/Cognia. This accreditation grants EdOptions Academy the unique ability to offer transcripts, credits and diplomas recognized by schools and colleges across the country and around the world.

EdOptions Academy has also been granted program approval by the NCAA Eligibility Center to offer online instruction to student-athletes.

What Our Accreditation Means for Families

Enrolling in an accredited program ensures that:

  • Courses and instruction meet strong national standards;
  • Coursework can easily be transferred between schools; and
  • Diplomas granted by our accredited program will be accepted by colleges and universities both in the US and internationally.

High School Diploma

EdOptions Academy allows students to earn a US High School diploma online. Our wide variety of courses, including AP®, World Languages, electives, and college and career prep, prepares students for the rigors of college and future success in the job market.

Diploma-seeking learners have four years from the time of enrollment to meet the preset graduation requirements and complete their high school graduation program.