Accreditation & Affiliations

High School Diploma Accreditation

Penn Foster High School is both regionally and nationally accredited. These forms of accreditation mean that Penn Foster has met the high standards required by these bodies. We operate with the highest level of integrity, so our graduates can benefit from an accredited online high school.

Accreditation and Affiliation

Nationally Accredited: AdvancED, DEAC

Penn Foster High School is also nationally accredited by the AdvancED Accreditation Commission and the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).

Regionally Accredited: MSA-CESS

Penn Foster High School is regionally accredited for grades 9 through adult by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA. 215-662-5603.


Penn Foster High School is licensed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Private Licensed Schools.

Better Business Bureau

Penn Foster is a Better Business Bureau accredited business with a BBB Rating of A+. The BBB only accredits the business management of a school, not the quality of the curriculum, or training programs.