Founded in 1890, Penn Foster is one of the oldest and biggest distance learning institutions all over the world. The school offers programs and services that are intended to meet the lifetime learning requirements of the adult learner. Penn Foster Schools enables students to pursue their online degrees when and where they want.
The mission of Penn Foster is to allow adult learners to promote or change their careers, get new skills, or gain personal contentment. The school endeavors to accomplish this mission by offering width and depth of courseware, appropriate technology, and a broad range of flexible services intended to meet the needs of adult learners. Programs not only educate present market skills, but also provide liberal arts offerings and expand critical thinking, writing, and mathematical abilities.
Penn Foster Schools evaluates accomplishment of its mission and triumph of institutional efficiency through continuing studies of student educational success, extent of student contentment, and assessment of the career results of graduates. Besides, the school supports its students with outstanding student services and provides limitless instructional support.
The school is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance and Education and Learning Council, and the middle States Commission on Secondary Schools for the school's vocational-technical programs.
Penn Foster High School Admissions
Penn Foster enrolls students on a continual, rolling basis. There are no special requirements for the high school program; students just have to be more than 18 or have parental permission to enroll. The school accepts transfer credits received at other high schools.
Admissions policy allows students with proper previous education to enroll in programs without regard to race, religion, gender, age, color, national origin, or physical handicap.
As students are following individual courses of study, they can begin as soon as their enrollment is finished - that means new students can start downloading study materials as soon as they get their login information.
Programs at Penn Foster Schools are structured into various schools as follows:
• School of Health Services
• School of Education
• High School Diploma
• School of Technology
• School of Trades
• School of Finance and Business