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OHDELA Ohio Distance & Electronic Learning Academy K-12 Tuition-Free Online Public School

Now Enrolling for 2nd Semester!

for the 2023-2024 school year!

The Ohio Distance and Electronic Learning Academy is a Tuition-Free, Online Public School for Students in Grades K–12 in Ohio

The Ohio Distance and Electronic Learning Academy helps Ohio online K–12 students thrive in schoolwork and life. At OHDELA, we empower students to be their best by enabling them to learn in ways that are right for them—at home, at their proper level, and their own pace.

A tuition-free online public school in Ohio, Enroll Today or call 866.509.3099

A Full-time Public School Option At Home

We believe every student deserves an opportunity to be understood, to be inspired and to be successful—in a safe and nurturing environment.

The OHDELA Difference

The OHDELA difference is a learning experience unlike any other. At OHDELA, Ohio K–12 students receive a high-quality K–12 online education that becomes a solid foundation for academic success and a lifetime of learning. At the same time, students can gain responsibility while enhancing their decision-making skills. At OHDELA, our online learning environment allows K–12 students to work with their peers and also have opportunities to attend in-person OHDELA field trips and family days.

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Why Virtual Schooling?

If you are looking for a K-12 virtual school in Ohio, check out OHDELA’s online learning tuition-free program. Our virtual academy features interactive software and live class sessions that provide our students with memorable experiences and collaborative environments that ensure they can reach their true potential in the comfort of their own home. Our online learning program is not just about learning; it’s about growing and succeeding academically and personally. Children growing up in a technological era do not have difficulty adapting to virtual schooling. Virtual learning, or online learning, is a positive alternative to public schools for advanced or restricted learners who are self-motivated to learn and succeed.


  • I am absolutely pleased, beyond measure about how my child’s academic progress has been going! He has never accomplished all A’s & B’s! Lastly, I especially like how easily accessible his teachers are for questions, or concerns! Enrolling my child in OHDELA was a great decision for both of us! Niki H, OHDELA Parent 2023
  • “I love OHDELA; my daughter was being severely bullied at her last school, her grades were suffering. She’s improved 10x since we’ve been at OHDELA.”  OHDELA Parent 2023
  • “I’m very pleased with the coursework. It’s not to much. In public school, it felt like my daughter was weighed down with endless amounts of work, to the point she developed anxiety and lost confidence in herself. OHDELA provides a form of work at your pace but also holds the student accountable. I really like all the feedback and the effort OHDELA puts into keeping me up to date. The teachers are very helpful and always offering extra help if needed. This is something you just don’t get with public school. “  Catherine, OHDELA Parent 2023
  • “All of the teachers seem to really care that each child passes. They take the time to go through the lessons as many times as needed for each student to master each concept and they offer help sessions for anyone who may be struggling to understand. Overall very pleased with the school as a whole. Also, I think the i-Ready program is the best program my children have ever used. It makes learning to read and do math easier and fun! It’s the best tool we have had access to in our 9 years of online schooling. I can not express enough how great the i-Ready program is.” Michele, OHDELA Parent 2023
  • “I feel like even though it’s remote, the school is still very hands on and helpful anytime I have had questions or need help. I have always got help immediately.”  Kelly, OHDELA Parent 2023
  • “I want to give all the teachers a 100%. Every teacher has worked with my child and have helped her but mostly have cared about her. She loves all her teachers. This is the first time she has loved school and it is because of the wonderful teachers. I can not thank them enough.” Lori, OHDELA Parent 2023
  • “Amazing teachers! While the children were attending physical schools I was never updated, or given feedback. I love the phone calls and updates from the teachers.” Matthew, OHDELA Parent 2023

Schooling from Home

OHDELA’s tuition-free online school is a homeschool alternative that gives your child the opportunity to learn at the speed and in the style that is most appropriate for them. OHDELA online school replicates the structure of the traditional school setting while personalizing your child’s curriculum. OHDELA provides an established curriculum taught by Ohio Certified teachers, making OHDELA’s program comply with state academic standards. Benefits of schooling from home include freedom from peer pressure, learning in the comfort of their own settings, and providing an education in the safety of your home. OHDELA puts you in the driver’s seat of your child’s education and provides parents with increased involvement in their child’s development.

We know every child is unique with different learning styles, talents, and interests. When your student is part of the OHDELA online school, the school day and curriculum aim to best suit their educational and personal success. OHDELA K12 Online School allows for a safe, distraction-free online learning environment where every kind of student can thrive.

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