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How to Decide Which High School Electives to Take?

Written by James Madison High School on Tuesday, 19 November 2019. Posted in Adult Learner, College Bound, Homeschooler

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Deciding which high school electives you should take involves knowing what your school offers, what your goals are after high school, and how rigorous you want your courses to be. Electives may seem less important than your core classes, but depending on what you want to do after high school, they can help prepare you for your next move. Here’s why electives are important and how to decide which classes are right for you.

Where Are James Madison High School Diplomas Accepted?

Written by James Madison High School on Friday, 04 October 2019. Posted in Adult Learner, College Bound

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Earning your high school diploma online seems like the best fit for your needs and schedule. You can study at your own speed and decide when to take exams based on how comfortable you are with the material. But what happens after you graduate? Will your online James Madison High School diploma help you get into college, start a new career, or prepare to move up in your current job? Here’s what you should know about who accepts the online JMHS diploma.

James Madison is the No. 1 Online High School for 2018-2019

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 19 September 2018. Posted in Adult Learner, College Bound, For Parents, Homeschooler, Success Stories

James Madison is the No. 1 Online High School for 2018-2019

A popular school rankings website recently awarded us an exciting upgrade!

For the 2017-2018 academic year, we were pleased to be No. 11 on the Best College Reviews list of The 25 Best High Schools Online. We’re trying to be really chill about their new list, but we can barely contain ourselves because, not only did we break into the Top 10, we made to the very top!

What is Credit Recovery?

Written by James Madison High School on Tuesday, 04 September 2018. Posted in College Bound, Helpful Tips

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Credit recovery courses allow high school students to earn credits for coursework they need in order to graduate. Typically, credit recovery courses are used by students who failed or are unable to access a course required for graduation. Completing the course independently through an online high school allows them to “recover” the necessary credits needed to complete their education.

7 Reasons My Son Chose James Madison High School Online

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 01 August 2018. Posted in College Bound, For Parents

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“Mom, I can’t take it anymore.”

These are the words - or something similar - many parents dread hearing from their teenagers when it comes to facing another day in a traditional brick-and-mortar high school.

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