Stanford OHS Class of 2017

Stanford Online High School

Offering courses for grades 7–12, Stanford Online High School is a highly selective independent school, where dedicated instructors help talented students worldwide pursue their passions in real-time, online seminars.

Creating an Online Classroom?

For schools exploring online learning in case of temporary closures, this webpage provides free resources and considerations for effective remote teaching and learning.
2017 OHS Graduation crowd

The 2021-22 Application is Now Closed

Essential Fast Facts

Stanford OHS is a school that draws strength from its students, its instructors, and its online nature. Our students are passionate about learning, ready to take intellectual risks, and engaged in significant pursuits beyond the classroom.
Global Student Body
Our students come from 48 U.S. states and 31 countries and interact with each other and their teachers through our seminar-style discussion classes.
Placement by Ability
Through careful assessment, students are placed into courses by their readiness, not solely by their age or grade level.
Challenging Curriculum
From advanced middle-school classes through 28 post-AP and university-level courses, our curriculum challenges students at every level.
Scholarly Instructors
Stanford OHS instructors, 68% holding Ph.D.'s in their fields, work closely with students to help them reach their full academic potential.
Individualized Student Support
Our dedicated student-support program includes specifically trained counselors, academic advisors, and college counselors.
Vibrant Community
Our Student Life staff makes online and in-person community-building events a key part of the student experience at Stanford OHS.

Our Virtual Campus


Beyond the Ordinary

How can you get a feel for our extraordinary online school? Hear what some of our students and instructors have to say about our school's strengths.



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Stanford OHS has established a truly amazing community of learners, educators and supporters. The school provides a unique hybrid space with online flipped classrooms enriched by in-person opportunities through regional meetups and residential programs.

Tomohiro Hoshi, Ph.D.

Head of School

Stanford OHS Through the Lens