Satellite High School
Director: Shelly Zackus
PO Box 1538   Liberty, Missouri  64069
(816) 415-4822   fax (816) 792-1574

A Nationally-Accredited Correspondence Program
offering high school courses for reasons including credit-recovery, early graduation, and college preparation.




Satellite is nationally and locally accredited by AdvancED (nationwide),
the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation
and School Improvement (NCA CASI),
and the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA).

Satellite High School offers 9th-12th grade curriculum
for a wide range of students including:

  • High school students who want to graduate early
  • High school students who need credit recovery courses to graduate from their school
  • Students temporarily unable to attend a traditional school for disciplinary, medical, or other reasons
  • Teen parents
  • Students who work full-time or have full-time family commitments
  • Home-school students wanting supplementary curriculum
  • Above-average students wanting accelerated or college-bound course work
  • Remedial students who need modified curriculum
  • Students who need courses not offered by their school or that don't fit into their schedules

  • Satellite High School
    Grades 9-12

    Satellite High School offers students the opportunity to take courses for their high schools for reasons including credit-recovery, early graduation, college preparation, to meet graduation requirements for their school, who are temporarily out of their school for medical or other reasons, or to take courses that aren't offered by their own school or won't fit into their schedule.  High school students may enroll and order courses at any time year round. Satellite offers over 100 remedial to college-bound courses so it's easy to choose the courses that you want and need! 

    High School Courses

    Students may register and order one or more semesters of any course at any time year round. The cost is $69 per 0.5 credit (semester) course, $138 per 1.0 credit (two semester) course, plus a one-time $25 registration fee.  Each semester course is worth 0.5 credit and consists of 16 chapters plus two quarter exams and a semester final.  Each full credit course is worth 1.0 credit and consists of 32 chapters plus four quarter exams and two semester finals. Students may order any semester of any course at any time year round. Students may order just semester one or just semester two or both semesters of any full credit course. Reading material, homework assignments, and exam preparation guides are mailed directly to the student.  The student completes the assignments at home and mails them back to Satellite.  Required exams for each course are mailed to the student’s high school counselor (or other approved test monitor) for the student to take when ready. Satellite is closing in February 2016, so courses must be ordered no later than December 24, 2015 and completed no later than January 31, 2016.  Courses are self-paced. An average student can complete a 1/2 credit course in 3-4 weeks, but students may go slower or faster than this pace as needed.

    Help with Assignments: Satellite personnel are available and willing to help students with any Satellite course.  Students may contact us in writing, by e-mail, or by phone and will receive a response within one to two business days.

    Test Monitors: Each student will need to arrange for a test monitor (proctor) in his/her area.  Course exams will be mailed to your proctor to administer to you.  Your proctor will mail your exams back to Satellite.  If at all possible, your proctor should be a teacher, counselor, or administrator at your high school. If no personnel at your school are willing to serve as your proctor, please contact our office for additional information.  Your proctor cannot be related to you or live in your home.

    Refund Policy: It is our mission that students enjoy and benefit from their courses.  However, we understand that circumstances may arise wherein a student may change his/her mind about registering with Satellite or completing a particular course. Therefore, we have the following refund policy:
    Refund of Registration Fee: The $25 registration fee is non-refundable.
    Refund of Course Fees:  Students may receive a full refund for any course ordered if the student returns the course in its original condition to our office within five business days after receiving the course.  Postage fees paid to mail the course to the student will be deducted from the refund.  If more than five business days have elapsed or if any assignments or exams have been completed, the student will not be entitled to any refund for the course.

    Satellite High School is accredited by
    AdvancED (nationwide), the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), and the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA). CITA alliance members also include the following: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, and the National Council for Private School Accreditation. While our credits have been accepted by all branches of the military as well as hundreds of high schools, colleges, and universities, we advise that you check with your local high school, college, or institution to confirm acceptance of our credits before enrolling in our program. Satellite courses are not NCAA eligible.

    School Purpose and Mission Statement: We believe all students can and must learn at high levels of achievement and become responsible citizens.  It is our purpose to offer students the opportunity to complete high school courses in order to graduate from their high schools. It is our mission to accomplish this by providing a challenging and appropriate curriculum so that students acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for responsible citizenship and productive higher education and/or work capabilities to benefit our society.  It is our objective to achieve this educational goal through cooperation, communication, and collaboration with students, families, colleagues, and community members. 

    We are here for you, the students. We want to help you learn and help you earn your high school diploma!

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