How It Works

Discovery K12 makes it easy to homeschool. Learn more about our platform and curriculum below.

  • Platform
  • Curriculum
  • Parent/Teacher Account
  • Terms and Privacy
  • Affiliations
  • Pricing

View: Sample Student Account


  • Discovery K12 has been built using best-in-class, open-source technologies that are familiar and easy-to-use for any age.
  • Students can learn anywhere. The platform is accessible on desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones.
  • Daily Assignments are served up in a clean, user-friendly format.
  • Automatic grading and reporting. See below.
  • 24/7 email support and online Help section.
  • Ability to go back in assignments/past days.
  • Ability to go forward in assignments/future days.
  • You can either follow Discovery K12′s school-year schedule that begins the day after Labor Day, or you can start anytime and go at your own pace.


  • We offer a Non-Common Core, traditional, secular curriculum using today‚Äôs cutting-edge technologies from pre-k through 12th grade.
  • Use our curriculum in any way you like, part-time or full time. Go by our schedule or yours. You can also supplement to our curriculum and integrate your own teaching and learning style.
  • Reading classic literature, writing essays, creating presentations, and conducting research are important aspects to our program.
  • 7 standard subjects including Reading/Literature, Language Arts, Math, History/Social Studies, Science, Visual/Performing Arts and Physical Education.
  • Extra Curriculum includes Spanish 1, Spanish 2 (coming fall 2018), HTML Coding, Healthy Living, Personal Finance, and Business 101
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and the Arts are integrated into the curriculum.
  • Over 16,000 lessons across all grades and courses with videos, slides, worksheets and resources.
  • Library with over 100 classic literature e-books such as Tom Sawyer, The Count of Monte Cristo and Treasure Island; and historic document collection.
  • The curriculum has been developed and selected by us personally to ensure the best content is provided with every assignment.
  • Weekly spelling program with over 6,300 words, printed/digital worksheets, and end-of-week spelling quizzes.
  • In addition to weekly spelling quizzes, there are over 200 quizzes and tests are integrated into the curriculum. View sample quiz.

*Parent/Teacher Account (Optional Upgrade)

  • Track ALL your students progress in one account
  • Detailed Grade Books with editable reports
  • Editable Attendance reports
  • Editable Reading Log tracks daily literature reading
  • Physical Education Log tracks daily physical activity
  • Test results with correct/incorrect answers
  • Reports can be printed at any time
  • Answer keys for quizzes/tests
  • Weekly spelling word lists
  • Scope and Sequence of Curriculum showing when units start/stop and when tests come up, and other curriculum tools
  • Course PersonalizationComing Soon!
    The ability to select different courses from different grade levels.
  • Easily produce mid-year and end-of-year transcripts
  • Issue high school diplomas and certificates of completion

Terms and Privacy

  • We respect the privacy of our students and parents, and do not share your information with others. Please see our Terms and Privacy policies.


  • We are a private company and are not affiliated with any school systems or government agencies.


  • Student Accounts are free!
  • *Parent/Teacher Accounts are an optional upgrade – Learn More

If you have additional questions, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.