Home School FAQs


School attendance is not required. However, students will be expected to access the courses regularly and maintain a satisfactory pace towards successful completion. This will be monitored by school administration. Additionally, students who are enrolled in courses that require a final exam, such as an AP exam or End of Course exam, will need to take the final exam at A.L. Brown at the end of each semester.

Dual Enrollment

Students must enroll as a student at A.L. Brown High School and maintain enrollment and progress in two online courses per semester, while maintaining enrollment in their home school.

Can middle school students take courses?

Yes. Academically advanced middle school students are welcome to enroll in the high school course offerings.

What is the application process?

Interested families will complete an application identifying their child's current level of course work and courses they are interested in accessing online.

What are the entrance requirements?

Home school students must demonstrate the necessary course prerequisites to ensure academic readiness to access advanced courses. Furthermore, it is expected that interested families will have systems in place to ensure student support and success in completing the course requirements.

Can I graduate from Kannapolis City Schools?

Students have the choice to graduate from their home school program or Kannapolis City Schools. Students choosing to graduate from Kannapolis City Schools must meet local and state graduation requirements. Any senior that completes KCS graduation requirements and desires to graduate from the A.L. Brown will be allowed to participate in all graduation celebrations.

Do I need to have internet access?

Yes. The curriculum used is fully online.

What is the curriculum?

Home School Partner students will take courses through Edgenuity or the iKann Program. You can learn more about the programs 704-938-1131.

What kind of support is available?

It is expected that students entering this program have the necessary support in place to advance successfully through an online curriculum. However, teachers at A.L. Brown High School will be available by appointment weekday afternoons.

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