For students interested in completing high school courses not be offered at their high school, virtual high schools provide a great educational alternative. Here is some information on a new program, which you could be interested in, if you are looking for this option:
The new school Youth Connections Charter School (YCCS) Virtual High School powered by K12 is chartered through Chicago Public Schools and located on Chicago’s west side at the Malcolm X College campus.
YCCS Virtual High School is designed for students 17 to 21 who have one to two semesters needed to graduate. Students complete rigorous coursework within a classroom setting utilizing K12’s online curriculum facilitated by highly qualified teachers. See K12 course catalogue here: http://www.k12.com/int/prog_overview/curriculum/high_school/
(YCCS) Virtual High School students have a diverse range of interests, skills, and abilities, but all have a desire to attain a high school diploma and beyond from vocational to 4 year university and beyond.
YCCS Virtual High School powered by K12
Malcolm X College, room 2417
1900 W. Van Buren
Chicago, IL 60612
Principal Early King