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Welcome to Crimson Global Academy: a global online high school in the US that connects ambitious students with world-class teachers & university-recognized qualifications

CGA students go to the world's top universities

Anna Hutchens, a student from rural New Zealand used CGA to supplement her NCEA and earn a place at the prestigious University of Oxford to study medicine. By taking 3 additional A-levels and with the support of CGA's dedicated team and resources, Anna was able to stand out among other applicants and secure her place at Oxford. Her story is an inspiration for students who want to study at top universities and shows the power of online education in breaking barriers and opening up opportunities.

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Study the US High School Diploma

The CGA US Diploma is an online, project-based program that empowers students to take classroom concepts and expand on academic ideas to solve real-world problems and develop digital portfolios that capture their unique talents and vision of the world.

We pride ourselves on providing the perfect mix of project-based, career-focused courses and academic rigor. Students typically graduate with a comprehensive portfolio of project-based work as well as the completion of several AP exams, demonstrating both real-world accomplishment and robust academic achievement.

Our classrooms are engaging and global. Our graduates go on to attend some of the world's most competitive universities.

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US High School Diploma Curriculum

In every course, students work in an inquiry-based classroom with teachers and peers to expand their knowledge and transfer academic concepts across content areas. Exploring how academics and the world are interconnected gives education a new level of relevance. Throughout a student’s time enrolled in the US Diploma Program they will build portfolios that encourage reflection, and allow them to showcase their mastery of course material.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of student is a good fit for the program?

Ambitious high school students interested in engineering, entrepreneurship, and applying what they learn in school to real-world problems.

Is the US diploma program accredited?

CGA is happy to share that our high school program will be fully accredited for grades 9 through 12 by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

What are the program dates?

New classes start in September, January, and June

  • Term 1 - September to December
  • Term 2 - January to May
  • Term 3 - Summer from June to August

Advanced Placement (AP) courses start once per year and run from September to May.

What are the graduation requirements for a US diploma?

Students have the option to earn a Standard Diploma (18 credits), an Accelerated Diploma (18 credits), or an Honors Diploma (24 credits). CGA students should have a personalized approach to their education. We can work with students to find the right diploma path to achieve their goals.

Students must earn a minimum of 18 credits to earn a US diploma. These are further broken down as follows:

  • English (4 credits)
  • Math & Computer Science (4 credits) including 1 credit of Algebra and 1 credit of Geometry
  • Science & Engineering (3 credits) including 2 credits with a lab component
  • Social Studies (3 credits)
  • Electives (4 credits)
What do I get upon completion of the program?

After meeting all the requirements, students receive a graduation diploma from CGA, USA. This diploma is an internationally recognized credential that can be used to apply for universities all over the world.

When can I start classes?

CGA, USA offers three terms. Students can start classes in September, January, or June. AP courses must be started in September as they run from September to May.

Can I earn the diploma at an accelerated pace?

A US Diploma is is an internationally recognized credential. CGA, USA can offer multiple pathways to earning a Diploma. The standard program is designed for 4 years. However, upon discussion with your counselor, some students might be able to complete in a shorter period of time.

Our Diploma Requirements have been designed to meet the Florida Department of Education requirements so that students receive a rigorous college‐prep, yet a balanced education while maintaining the flexibility to meet individual student goals for life after graduation. Student course plans can be adjusted to include more than 18 credits based on the students academic goals.

However, it is important to remember that the CGA, USA graduation requirements might not fulfill certain college entrance requirements. Students must work closely with the School Counselor to ensure they meet the college entrance requirements.

How do I find exam sites?

You do not need to find exam sites. A US Diploma does not require outside examination sites. Students show course competency through a variety of assignments, projects, and online assessments. Students who wish to sit for an AP exam to earn additional college credit will need to find local AP testing sites.

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