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Who We Are

Isilda Preparatory Academy is a private virtual school that provides a synchronous and asynchronous online education for students around the world in grades K-12. Our courses can be access from anywhere in the world, so it is ideal for students who travel frequently, as well as for students who simply want to take advantage of an American high school diploma. Regardless of where you travel or live, or your learning style Isilda Preparatory Academy can accommodate your educational needs.

We offer three types of high school diploma for students up to age eighteen, as well as an adult diploma for people who did not complete high school earlier in life. Our diplomas include a general high school diploma a college preparatory diploma, and a university-prep diploma with distinction.

Our courses are all online and upon completion students will be issued a valid United States High School Diploma which can be forwarded to universities and colleges throughout the United States and colleges around the world. We educates students from countries around the world.

No student will be denied admission based on race, ethnicity, gender, religion, national origin,or disability.

Students enrolled at IPA will participate in a private school synchronous and asynchronous program authorized by the Georgia business and education codes. IPA will maintain your student’s official school records, including attendance, semester reports, and transcripts.

IPA will request your child’s records from the previous school setting (public, private or other homeschool program). In addition, IPA will verify your child’s enrollment, should you be contacted by school officials. We have a staff with a combine of twelve languages to include French, German, Mandarin, and Spanish to name a few, and we are ready to translate your requests. We provide the following for your student:

  • An Individualized Learning Plan for each student
  • An experienced support team: teachers, academic coaches, college counselors, and admissions advisors
  • College and career planning
  • Full-time or individual course enrollment; year-round start dates

How It Works

After registering as a student with Isilda Preparatory Academy, students will log into the Learning Management System (LMS) every day to attend classes. They will be provided a link to class where they will click on the link and they will be taken to live or recorded sessions. Students can speak directly to the teacher when in a live class session, and ask questions while class is in session. Student can also email their teacher with any questions or concerns, and they can also attend teaches office hours.

International Students

At Isilda Preparatory Academy (IPA) our goal is to work with our students from around the world to ensure a successful transition into middle and high school and taking courses that includes an American curriculum. We understand that international students face many challenges. Some students have an English barrier, while others may be international but speaks English fluently. Therefore, our admission team will provide an entrance exam to see where the students place academically and linguistically. IPA college prep curriculum is combined with the English as a Second Language (ESL) program, and enable our international students to gain the credentials they need to enter top universities and colleges in the United States.

Our international admission team will work closely with parents, students and organizations to ensure a smooth transition into IPA, and your academic success.

Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements of 24-Credit Program
Subject Area Credits
English Major concentration in composition, reading for information and literature. 4
Mathematics Major concentration in Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry. Also available, Pre-calculus, Calculus, Trigonometry and Advance Algebra. 4
Science Two of the science courses must have a laboratory component. Biology, Environmental Science, Physical Science, Anatomy; 3
Social Studies 1 credit World History; 1 credit American History; .5 Science, Anatomy; credit in American Government; .5 credit in Economics. 3
Foreign Language Not required for high school graduation, but required for admission to colleges and universities. French I & II; Chinese I, II, & III; Spanish I and II; German I & II.
Art 1 credit Fine Art or Performing Art (Example Art or Theatre) 1
Physical Education 1 credit of Physical Education and Health 1
Electives in area of major 8 credits; 4 in your area of interest; 4 in elective course.Electives credit can be combines to allow for a second major of interest. 8

Grading Policy

Numeric Grade Letter Grade
90-100 A
87-89 B+
80-86 B
77-79 C+
70-76 C
67-69 D+
60-66 D
0-59 F
Incomplete I

PROMOTION REQUIREMENTS

Promotion to Grades 7 and 8

Middle school students must meet course requirements for grade level promotion. In order to promote to Grades 7 and 8, students must pass a total of four (4) courses, two (2) of which must be “core” courses. Core courses are those classes that fall within the English, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies subject areas.

Promotion to Grade 9

For promotion to Grade 9, students must successfully complete three (3) courses in each of the core subject areas. In addition, students must also pass a semester length course in

Three Types of Diploma

Regular High School Diploma Course Suggestion

9th 10th 11th 12th
Language Arts A & B Language Arts A & B Language Arts A & B Language Arts A & B
Algebra IA & IB Geometry A & B Algebra IIA & IIB Math Core A & B
Physical Education & Health A World History A & B American History A & B US Government & Economics
Earth Science A & B Biology A & B LScience Core A & B Core Elective
CTE/Fine Art CTE/Fine Art Core Elective
Elective Elective Elective
6 Credits 6 Credits 6 Credits 4 Credits
Total Credits 22 Credits

University-Prep & University-Prep with Distinction Diploma Course Suggestion

9th 10th 11th 12th
Language Arts A & B Language Arts A & B Language Arts A & B Language Arts A & B
Algebra IA & IB Geometry A & B Algebra IIA & IIB Math Core A & B
Physical Education & Health A World History A & B American History A & B US Government & Economics
Earth Science A & B Biology A & B LScience Core A & B Foreign Language A & B
CTE/Fine Art CTE/Fine Art Foreign Language A & B
Elective Writing Elective
Elective Elective
7 Credits 7 Credits 6 Credits 4 Credits
Total Credits 24 Credits

School Counseling

Our state certified counselors will help to ensure your students are prepared to begin university in a timely manner.

Isilda Preparatory Academy is committed to offering families the coaching they need to navigate the college admission process. We offer students assistance with our College Counseling program.

Counseling Program

Isilda Preparatory Academy college counseling program is provided for all students and includes one-on-one coaching sessions and webinars on subjects such as selecting the right college, college entrance exam preparation, college application assistance, parent resources, and scholarship or financial aid resources.

The Personal Academic Coach is the first point of contact for the student and family. Whether the family is experienced at virtual learning or needs help making the transition, the coach is there for support, and guides the student through orientation.

For high school seniors, the coach plays a key role in keeping students focused and on track for graduation. Coaches coordinate with the student’s teachers, write up to five college recommendation letters, and assist in the preparation of college application essays.

High school students can create a course of study personalized for their interests and goals. To earn a college general diploma students are required to earn 22 credits, and for college prep academic diploma, and advance college-preparatory diploma students must complete 24 credits of academic and elective courses. Students earn 1 credit for each 36-week course.

Full-Time Student Status

Full-time students must carry at least 4 courses per year, with 3 of those in core courses. Semester students must carry at least 2 credits per semester, with 1.5 of those in core courses. The remaining credits may be earned as elective courses. In order to graduate in four years, students must take an average of six courses per year.

Personal Academic Coach

Full-time students must carry at least 4 courses per year, with 3 of those in core courses. Semester students must carry at least 2 credits per semester, with 1.5 of those in core courses. The remaining credits may be earned as elective courses. In order to graduate in four years, students must take an average of six courses per year to graduate high school in four years.

Please call us at: 1-800-835-8016  for additional information and registration.

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