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The High School Completion Program gives students aged 16+ a head start in their path to a US degree.

The Program consists of a class-based Undergraduate Preparation Program plus academic subject modules

Key Facts

Start dates

  • January
  • March / April
  • June
  • September


  • New York
  • Boston
  • Los Angeles (taught on the campus of Kings LA)
  • Wisconsin (UW-Fox Cities campus)

Entry requirements

  • Minimum TOEFL iBT 61 
  • Students should have one year of high school in their home country remaining

Maximum class size

  • 15


  • One term


  •  25 hours per week class-based lessons including 10 hours of monitored structured study per week 

Minimum age

  • 16

Learning outcomes

  • Complete high school education with recognized qualification in readiness for an undergraduate program 
  • Raise English to level required for undergraduate study 
  • Gain study skills required for a pre-university program at Kings

Course structure and content

1. GO: Prepared Program

15 hours per week class-based lessons. This intensive, class-based course integrates with and prepares students for their degree program.

2. The Academic Syllabus

The academic modules are delivered via an online program in a monitored environment with a Kings facilitator.

The syllabus is delivered in association with Penn Foster High School (PFHS) - the largest accredited online High School in the world.

Approximately 10 hours per week of monitored structured study dependent on credits needed for program completion. This carries on from the point they have reached at their home high school.

Core courses (16.5 credits)

  • Orientation (0.5 credits)
  • Human Relations (1 credit)
  • Reading Skills (1 credit)
  • Basic English (1 credit)
  • General Math (1 credit)
  • Fitness and Nutrition (1 credit)
  • American History (1 credit)
  • Practical English (1 credit)
  • Consumer Math (1 credit)
  • Earth Science (1 credit)
  • Civics (1 credit)
  • Written Communication (1 credit)
  • Biology (1 credit)
  • General Math II (1 credit)
  • World History (1 credit)
  • Physical Science (1 credit)
  • Literature (1 credit)

Electives (5 credits)

Students can choose 5 electives from the sample list below:

  • Music (1 credit)
  • Psychology (1 credit)
  • Art (1 credit)
  • Economics (1 credit)
  • Computing (1 credit)
  • Chemistry (1 credit)
  • Spanish (1 credit)
  • Trigonometry and Analytical Geometry (1 credit)
  • American Literature (1 credit)


Penn Foster High School is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC).

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