Rolling Enrollment

Students can take advantage of rolling enrollment by enrolling in our online school and starting their courses with Holston Academy any time of the year.


Our Admissions team works with each individual family to ensure enrollment in Holston Academy is the right fit for their student.

The Admissions Process

  1. Complete our application
    Fill out the application form here.
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  2. Connect with Admissions
    You’ll receive an email confirmation that we’ve received your application. Your assigned Admissions team member will reach out via email or telephone to better understand your child’s specific educational needs and discuss our program offerings with you.
  3. Pay Your Tuition
    Tuition is paid and the enrollment agreement is signed and submitted.
  4. Send Your Student’s Transcripts to Admissions
    Transcripts will be reviewed and an initial academic plan will be created for your student. Our Admissions team will provide instructions on sending us your child’s official school transcripts.
  5. Receive Access to Your Courses
    You’ll receive access to your courses and meet your teachers and Academic Coach.
  6. Take Assessments and an Interest Inventory
    Assessments and an interest inventory are taken and a meeting is scheduled to review results along with your student’s academic plan.

Ready to Apply Now?

Rolling enrollment means you can enroll your student any time of the year. Whether you’re interested in full-time or part-time online courses for your Middle or Upper School student, fill out our Application Form, and we’ll get in touch to discuss next steps.

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Tuition Information

Selecting the right enrollment tier is an important decision that depends on your student’s academic goals and learning preferences. Our enrollment tiers provide families with options when it comes to their child’s education. Visit our tuition page for our pricing and enrollment policies.

Onboarding at Holston Academy

Once enrolled, our Education team takes over to partner with each family to create their student’s Personalized Learning Plan. This involves reviewing transcripts, academic assessments, and learning more about the student’s interests and future goals. Read more about the onboarding process at Holston Academy.


Frequently Asked Questions

How can I enroll?

Students can enroll anytime – no need to wait for the start of a semester. Submit a request information form or application form and someone from our Admissions team will be in touch with you to help with next steps.

What documentation do you need from my current school to enroll?

To enroll in Holston Academy, you will need to provide transcripts or report cards from previous schools. They can be submitted to: [email protected].

Do colleges accept online high school diplomas and credits?

Yes, students are able to enroll in our part-time option to take only one or two courses. These courses may be taken during the school year or over the summer months. We do recommend checking with your school’s counselor prior to enrolling to ensure the school of record will approve taking courses outside of their current school.

Is it possible to take one or two classes?

Yes, students are able to enroll in our part-time option to take only one or two courses. These courses may be taken during the school year or over the summer months. We do recommend checking with your school’s counselor prior to enrolling to ensure the school of record will approve taking courses outside of their current school.

If I go back to my old school in the future, will my credits transfer?

Holston Academy is fully accredited by Cognia and by the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) for grades 6 to 12. Most public and private schools will honor the credits earned at Holston Academy but it’s always a good idea to check with your current school before enrolling in courses.

Will my child receive a high school diploma?

Yes, students will earn a California High School diploma.

What is the cost of tuition?

Holston Academy provides two enrollment tiers based on the student’s educational needs. There are also add-ons that students may take advantage of. Please view our tuition page for more details.

What are the technology requirements?

We require a minimum of: A desktop or laptop computer running Windows (PC), Mac OS (Mac), or Chrome OS (Chromebook), a working microphone, speaker, and webcam, and a high speed internet connection with at least 10mbps download speed (test your connection).

Desktop/Laptop Configuration

Device Requirements

  • PC or Mac (Chromebook acceptable with limitations)
  • Windows 11, 10, 8, or Mac OS 10.12 or higher or Chrome OS
  • Intel® Pentium® CPU N3530 (or better)
  • OpenGL 3.2 compatible graphics with 1 GB VRAM
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 7 GB free disk space
  • USB 2.0 video camera
  • Standard laptop camera, headset with microphone or computer microphone and speakers

Web Browsers

  • Google Chrome – preferred
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Apple Safari
  • Latest 2 versions supported

How do I request transcripts?

Requests for transcripts should be emailed to [email protected].

Do you offer payment plans?

Yes, we do. Tuition is due at time of enrollment. Tuition may be paid monthly, semesterly, or for the entire school year. If paying for the semester or full year, tuition will be prorated based on the enrollment calendar month of the school year. For summer and specialty courses, tuition is paid by course and in full. Failure to pay monthly and semesterly tuition within 5 business days of the invoice date will result in students restricted from access to courses and school system. Holston Academy may suspend your access to the online platform without additional notice if we have not received payment for service including but not limited to tuition, tutoring fees, and/or course materials. Failure to pay by the invoice due date may result in a temporary lockout from all school systems.

What is your refund policy?

If you choose to withdraw more than 15 days prior to your course start date: 100% refund less a 10% administrative fee. 1-15 days from course start date: 100% refund less a 20% administrative fee, and withdrawal 16 days or more after the course start date: No refund. Refunds are not available for Summer Course enrollments and Partner or Specialty courses. A formal request to withdraw must be submitted via email by the parent/guardian of a minor student or the adult student to [email protected].

Are there any additional fees with enrollment?

We charge a registration fee of $200 for full-time enrollment and $50 for part-time or summer courses.

Do you work with international students?

Yes. We welcome students from all around the world; however, students need to have a basic understanding of the English language to be successful. We accept TOEFL or students can take a Duolingo English Assessment to show proficiency in the English language.

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