How do I register and pay for Pearson Online Academy part-time and summer school courses?
- Register online by visiting the Pearson Online Academy Online Store.
- Call 1-888-260-4159 to speak to a Pearson Online Academy admissions advisor
- Email POAadmissions@pearson.com and a Pearson Online Academy admissions advisor will contact you.
What are the costs for the part-time and summer school program?
Cost for students enrolled in the part-time or summer school program is calculated on a per course basis with no additional fees. Please see the full selection of part-time and summer school courses available in our online store.
How many courses may my student register for?
A full-time student course load consists of 4–7 courses per semester, while part-time students typically enroll in 1–3 courses per semester; a summer school course load is limited to a maximum of four half-credit courses (or two full high school credits) per student.
How do I know my high school will accept credit for courses taken at Pearson Online Academy?
Please be aware that if you plan to transfer credit from Pearson Online Academy to a different school, the decision about whether to accept Pearson Online Academy course credits is wholly at the discretion of the school to which you hope to transfer the credits. We strongly recommend that you discuss with your school their transfer credit policy and inform them about your plans to take a course or courses through Pearson Online Academy prior to registering for a Pearson Online Academy course. We suggest that you read the High School Course Credit Pre-Approval Form to ensure that your counselor will accept these credits. Please contact an admissions advisor at 1-888-260-4159 to obtain a credit approval form.
How much credit is each course worth?
All Pearson Online Academy courses are the equivalent of a one-semester course and are worth one half (.5) credit. Credit will be documented in an official Pearson Online Academy transcript. See question above for information about transferring credit to another school.
How do I get a transcript for my course?
Please visit this page for the most up-to-date information concerning official and unofficial transcript requests.
What students are eligible to register for Pearson Online Academy summer school?
Any students who are interested in the summer school courses offered by Pearson Online Academy may register for a course or courses as long as they have completed the applicable prerequisites. Students do not need to have any previous affiliation with Pearson Online Academy in order to register for Pearson Online Academy summer school courses.
How much time should my student expect to spend working on the summer school course(s) each day?
This will vary from student to student and from course to course but, in general, students taking courses should expect to complete the equivalent of approximately four hours of work a day, five days a week, or a total of 20 hours a week over the four-week course, to complete the course on schedule.
What if a student does not complete the work by the end of the session? Will he/she be given an extension?
Due to the limited amount of time in summer sessions, extensions are not available.
When do Summer School classes begin and end?
Enroll to start anytime between June 1st and July 6th. The last day of summer school is August 3rd.