Pearson Online Academy Private School Tuition and Discounts

Enrollment is open! Call +1-888-260-4159 to learn about our discounts or get started with our streamlined online process!

Pearson Online Academy is an accredited online private school offering affordable payment options. Your private school tuition includes enrollment in our private school, use of all required course materials, access to our proprietary education management system, highly qualified teachers, and support staff, and a rigorous, challenging curriculum.

boy and a girl working on school work

Full-Time Student Tuition and Fees

How much is private school tuition? If you’re asking this question, refer to the chart below. Also, we are pleased to offer monthly payment plans at 0% financing for both full academic year and semester enrollment! Please call our admissions advisor at +1-888-260-4159

  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m. EST

Tuition for 2019-20 and 2020-21 School Years

Full Academic Year

 Grade Level


Pay in Full Discount
(Save 8%)

 Lower (K–5)



 Middle (6–8)



 Upper (9–12)



Enroll at Pearson Online Academy

Semester (First or Second)

 Grade Level


Pay in Full Discount
(Save 5%)

 Lower (K–5)



 Middle (6–8)



 Upper (9–12)



Enroll in one semester at Pearson Online Academy

If a monthly payment plan is selected, delinquency in tuition payment (more than 15 days) will result in the disabling of the student's account access. Access will be renewed when the delinquency is resolved. Long-term delinquency (more than 30 days) will result in the student's withdrawal from Pearson Online Academy.

The private school cost per year includes the following services for all grades: skills practice and a Personalized Learning Plan®; socialization through clubs and activities and message boards; and ongoing support through a dedicated relationship manager, basic academic counseling, and technical support.

Special Discounts

Pearson Online Academy understands the impact these uncertain times have on families and their students’ education and would like to offer a possible solution.

  • Summer School enrollment: No registration fee and 30% discount available through July 2, 2020. To get the discount use the code 'Summer30' in our school store.

To take advantage of these offers, please speak with admissions advisors at 1-888-260-4159.

Other Available Discounts

  • Early Enrollment Discount: For families enrolled full-time for the 2020-21 school year who complete enrollment by July 31, 2019, save 5% on tuition.
  • Pay-in-Full Discount: For families enrolled full-time who pay in full for the school year, save 8% on tuition.
  • Multi-Child Discount: For families with two or more children enrolled full-time, save 10% on private school tuition for each enrollment.
  • Military Discount: For active duty military (with Military ID), save 10% on total full-time and part-time tuition for each student you enroll.

Other Fees

  • Registration Fee: There is a one-time, non-refundable registration fee of $200 for all new enrolling full-time students, both full-year and semester.
  • For materials shipped to Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico: $85.
  • For materials shipped to international locations, a shipping fee will be determined prior to completing enrollment.
  • Transcript Fees: There may be a nominal fee for additional copies of Pearson Online Academy official transcripts. Please see our transcript policy for more details.

Individual and Summer School Course Pricing

Individual courses are available starting at $225 per course for the traditional school year and $165 for summer school. Please see the full selection of courses available at our online store.

Review Our Refund Policy for All Programs

Summer School Discounts

All courses purchased with discounts must be conducted via phone. The website will not accommodate discounts nor will credit be given for courses purchased online.

  • Summer Smarts Family Plan Discount: Purchase two or more Summer Smarts courses and receive 10% off the total price.*
  • Middle School Core Discount: Purchase two or more Middle School Core courses and receive 10% off the total price.*
  • Pearson Online Academy and Connections Academy Student Discount: 10% off the total price for current students.*
  • Military Discount: 10% off the total price.*

* Some discounts can be combined. Please speak with an admissions advisor for more details.

Please note:

If a family pays the private school cost per year in full (taking advantage of the available discount referenced above), either of the Family or Military discounts will be applied to the tuition after the initial pre-payment discount is applied.

Either the Family Discount or the Military Discount can be obtained by a family if they qualify, however, only one of these discount programs can be applied for any semester or academic year.