Enrollment FAQs - Pinnacle Online High School | Online High School Classes

Pinnacle Education Enrollment FAQs

I'm interested in enrolling. What do I need to know?

  • You must have a valid email address. If you do not have an email address, free email addresses are available through sites such as Yahoo, Gmail, and Hotmail.
  • There are 4 enrollment/student types to choose from:
    1. Enrollment as a concurrent student
      concurrent student description
    2. Enrollment as a full-time virtual student
      virtual student description
    3. Enrollment as a full-time site-based student
      site-based student description
    4. If you are a student that is 22 years old or older and/or live outside of the state of Arizona, you must enroll as a fee-based student
      fee-based student description

  • Tours of our school campuses are available upon request. Please contact the site directly to schedule an appointment -- Mesa campus, Tempe East campus, Tempe West campus, Casa Grande campus, Nogales campus.
  • Concurrent students may take up to two (2) courses at a time and they must identify which course(s) they wish to enroll in. Please review the course catalog, with your homeschool counselor, before calling to enroll.
  • Full-time virtual and concurrent student courses are 12-weeks long. Site-based student courses are 6 weeks long.
  • Enrollment with Pinnacle Education is done over the phone. You must call and speak with a Enrollment Specialist to complete an enrollment application. Please call 888.746.3301 to enroll today!


I've completed an application with an enrollment specialist. Now what?

1. Submit your documents

If you are enrolled as a concurrent student...

You must submit a copy of your photo ID


If you are enrolled as a full-time student, either as a Site-based student or a Virtual student...

You must submit ALL of the following documents:

  • A copy of your PHOTO ID.
    • Examples of acceptable PHOTO ID: school ID, state driver's license, other state issued photo ID, tribal ID, passport [Examples]
    • Your ID can be submitted either by email to enrollmentdept@pin-ed.com, or faxing it to Pinnacle Education Registration at 480.336.2692. For tips on how to scan and email or scan and fax your acceptable PHOTO ID, please check out our tips sheet.
  • Proof of age - this is only required IF the ID you provided is NOT a State or Federally issued ID. (For example: If you provided a school ID as your "photo ID" you must ALSO provide a copy of your birth certificate.)
  • Copy of ALL of your school transcripts - you must submit transcripts from every high school that you have attended (unofficial copies are acceptable).
    • If you need assistance submitting a transcript request to your previous high schools, please click here and complete the form and we will submit the request(s) for you.
    • Report cards are unacceptable as proof of courses completed.
  • Copy of your immunization record - Arizona State Law requires the following immunizations:

    DtaP/DTP/DT/Td/Tdap

    Students are required to receive 1 Tdap dose every 10 years.
    Meningococcal recommended but not required
    Polio 3-4 doses
    MMR 2 doses
    Hepatitis B 3 doses
    Vericella 1 dose, if given before 13 years old. 2 doses, if first dose was given at 13 years or later.

    Do you need immunizations/shots? Check out a few resources with information on clinics in your area - Immunization Resources.

  • If for some reason, medical or personal, you are not able to show proof of immunization you may complete a "Request for Exemption to Immunization - Schools" form and submit it instead of the immunization record. A copy of the form can be downloaded here - Request for Exemption to Immunization - Schools.

  • Withdrawl Form from the last school you attended.
  • AIMS test scores AND dates tests taken, for any 10th-12th graders. Out-of-state students must provide their state's equivalent standardized test scores and dates. [AZ Dept of Education Guidelines]
  • Special Education documents (such as an IEP), if applicable.

2. Check your mail and/or wait for a call

If you are enrolled as a Full-Time Virtual student...

  • After your documents have been received and verified, you will be sent an email which confirms that you have completed the enrollment process. The email will also include your username and password which you will need to login to your classes.
    • PLEASE NOTE that your username and password will NOT work until your courses have been loaded into the learning system. This usually takes 2-3 days.
  • All full-time virtual students will be contacted by their assigned Virtual Guidance Counselor (VGC) 3-5 days after receiving their confirmation email. Your counselor will give you the start date for your courses. All full-time virtual students start their courses on a Monday. You may contact the Virtual Guidance Counseling Department at 480.755.8222 x 2965.
  • The first thing that all students should do, on the first day you log-in to your course, is access and complete the Orientation course.

If you are enrolled as a Concurrent student...

  • After your documents have been received and verified, you will be sent an email which confirms that your documents have been received and verified. The email will also include your username and password which you will need to login to your classes.
    • PLEASE NOTE that your username and password will NOT work until your courses have been loaded into the learning system. This usually takes 2-3 days.
  • All concurrent students may begin their course(s) as soon as you have received your confirmation email and your course(s) have been loaded into the learning system. You will be contacted by your online instructor once you've started your course.
  • The first thing that you should do, on the first day you log-in to your course, is access and complete the Orientation course.

If you are enrolled as a Site-based student...

  • After your documents have been received and verified, your enrollment information is transferred to the school site that you have chosen.
  • The school secretary will contact you within 2 days of receiving your documents in order to schedule your school orientation.
    • The school secretary will attempt to contact you by both phone and email; this is why it is important that both your phone number and email address be accurate and updated as necessary.
  • All school site orientations start on Tuesday. This Orientation course is a 4-hour course conducted at the school site. All students, even returning students, must attend Orientation.
    • Please note that your Orientation course is not necessarily scheduled to match your requested school block hours.
    • Please bring to your Orientation class some paper and a pencil/pen to write with.

3. Complete your Orientation Course.

4. Start your course(s)!

 


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