You’re not alone if you’re learning English but you’re not sure what you can do to quickly boost your language skills. In 2019, the U.S. Department of Education reported that around 5.1 million students were English learners, and the U.S. Census Bureau reported in the same year that about 1 in 5 people speak a second language at home. That means that up to 68 million people in the U.S. speak English as their second language while they speak another language as their primary.
The Difference Between The 21.5 & The 24 Credit Track
Earning your high school diploma opens up plenty of opportunities for you, whether you’re heading off to college or university, joining the military, or jumping right into a career after graduation. Your goals are out there waiting to be achieved and your dreams are waiting to be reached. Excel High School can help you get there through either of our two diploma tracks.
Is Online School The Same As Homeschool?
Sometimes figuring out the differences between online school and homeschooling can be a little tricky. Since Excel High School’s beginning, we have worked with families who wanted a fully online experience for their students as well as those who wanted to use our curriculum to supplement their students while homeschooling. In this blog post, we identify the key differences between online school and homeschool.
Getting Into College With A Low GPA
The average GPA for U.S. high school students is a 3.0, but the average GPA for U.S. college-bound students is between a 3.5 and 4.0. College acceptance is a competitive market, and although your GPA is important, it’s not everything college admissions counselors consider. If your GPA isn’t what you need it to be, here are some tips to help you get back on track for college admissions.
How Does Excel High School Work?
If you’re ready to earn your high school diploma, you want the process to be as simple as possible. Earning your high school diploma online through Excel High School’s self-paced online program is easy. In this blog post, we look at how Excel High School works.
Opportunities for Students to Connect
Students crave connection and interaction, and an online setting can make that difficult to achieve. At Excel Education Systems, we understand this important socio-emotional need, so we’ve launched a new opportunity for our students to connect and engage with each other and our staff. Excel Middle School students have the chance to participate in Conversation Club, while Excel High School aged students can sign up for High School Hangout.
Transitioning From Online Middle School To High School
Movies, TV Shows, YouTube channels, and book series have all been dedicated to the high school experience. Sure they’re fun to watch or read, but most of them don’t show the real experience. The drama of those high school shows or books are fun, but they don’t really prepare you for the parts of high school outside of the social aspects. Sure, navigating the social side of your transition is important, but what about academics?
The First Day at Excel – Preparing Your Student For Online School
You’ve enrolled your child with Excel High School, and now it’s time to get them ready to start their classes. Excel has a lot of resources to help both you and your student as you navigate their online education. As soon as you enroll, you’ll get access to the tools you’ll need to help your student succeed.
How Does Online Credit Recovery Work?
Whether you’re earning individual credits to get ahead or to graduate on time, online credit recovery classes are a great way to stay focused on your full-time classes while earning extra high school credits in your spare time. If you’re thinking about enrolling in one or more of Excel High School’s individual courses, here are […]
Is Excel High School Easy, Hard or Somewhere In-between?
Potential new students often ask the question, is Excel High School hard, or is Excel High School easy? The question regarding the rigor of our online high school courses is really subjective. Some students might find that our program seems easier, while other students might really struggle. Remember, like with anything, you will get out […]