Extended Studies with Academy Online High School

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The Extended Studies program at Academy Online program is available to students enrolled in any District 20 High School.  The Extended Studies Program is designed to challenge students with high-interest courses they may otherwise be unable to access at their primary high school.  Students can take courses as part of, or on top of their high school schedule.    Students that are out of Academy District 20 may take Extended Studies courses on a space available basis for $250 per course. 

Extended Studies characteristics

    • Extension of course offerings beyond what the student's full time high school can offer
    • Flexibility of scheduling and non-traditional learning
    • Highly qualified D20 teachers committed to helping students learn
    • Dual Credit for College and High School Credit available for some courses
    • All courses help D20 students meet graduation requirements.
    • Courses foster student independence and responsibility for learning
    • Students may be enrolled in an Academy District 20 High School or be out of district.   The tuition cost is $ 250 per course for out of district students or if students are taking the course as an overload ( over 8 courses per semester).

 For more information, or to see if Extended Studies is right for you, contact Carol Kramer,  234-1720.


In person work space and help is available!   Monday through Thursday from 8:15 am - 9:15 am OR 1:30 pm - 3 pm.  Fridays are by appointment.

If students need help and are unable to come to AOHS, please contact Carol Kramer to work out a time to meet at your high school.  Students are also in regular communication with the teacehr for their course.   Teachers are more than happy to help students! 

Program Resources

2017-18 Courses At-a-Glance

2018-19 Courses (Coming soon in April, 2018)

Course Catalog & Registration

Application to Extended Studies

Extended Studies FAQs

Student, Parent, Teacher Responsibilities

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2017-18 District Handbook

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Notes!   It is still important to take notes with Online Courses ! 

Admission Information

For Semester 2 of 2017 -18  

 Courses are closed for the remainder of the 2017- 18 school year.

For the 2018-19 school year.

We will be accepting applications beginning the end of April, 2018.   Please check back to this website for course offerings and the application for Extended Studies.    Please visit the Admissions page for Extended Studies

For future school years

Please check back to this site.   Courses for the upcoming school year are usually published around April of each year.

Please visit our Admissions page for more information and the application to Extended Studies and other AOHS programs.


Extended Studies students primarily work from their location or home.   Some hybrid course require in person meetings.  Locations and times for hybrid courses will be published in the details about the course in the course catalog.

Academy Online High School Offices- We will be moving to our new home in the Center for Modern Learning in the fall of 2018.   The Center for Modern Learning will be located near Research and Black Forest Road. 

Currently, Academy Online HS is located in three modular classrooms on the Pine Creek High School Campus:  10750 Thunder Mountain Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80908

Contacts for Extended Studies

Nathan Gorsch

Principal of Academy Online HS

Carol Kramer

Curriculum Coordinator

Extended Studies


Stacey Chavarria

AOHS Registrar

AOHS Office Phone:  719-234-1670