Texas Tech University

About TTU K-12

TTU K-12, a unit of the Texas Tech University Online Learning & Academic Partnerships division, is a state-approved online kindergarten through 12th grade school that has been meeting students' needs for more than 30 years.

Affiliated with Texas Tech University, a Carnegie tier-one research institution, TTU K-12 boasts a rigorous curriculum that allows students to work ahead, make up failed credits and achieve their goals from wherever they are.

TTU K-12 is accredited by Cognia, a nonprofit organization providing quality assurance for schools, school districts and education service providers.

TTU K-12 began in 1993 as a "Special Purpose District" designed to help students whose educational needs were not adequately met by traditional school districts. Since then, we have grown to serve students across the country and more than 70 nations around the world.

Have Questions?

Our advisors and staff are available 24/7 to answer any questions you may have.

Contact Us!

Over the years, our program has helped students:

  • Graduate on time or early
  • Make up failed credits
  • Take courses not offered in their school
  • Earn credits during the summer without attending traditional summer school
  • Supplement their school or homeschool curriculum
  • Work at a pace that is right for them

We also serve a wide range of students:

  • Professional students
  • Military families
  • Families who travel frequently
  • Non-traditional students
  • Families living overseas
  • Homeschoolers
  • Adults finishing high school
  • Hospital/homebound students
  • Students struggling academically or socially
  • Students not served by traditional schools

We offer open-enrollment testing solutions and a full-time Texas high school diploma program that concludes with a graduation ceremony on the beautiful Texas Tech campus.

Whether students purchase an individual course or enroll full-time, they will find themselves included in a community dedicated to excellence and honor. With a team of Texas-certified teachers, affordable pricing, and flexible enrollment, students can start our program when the time is right for them.

When a student enrolls with TTU K-12, they will experience a program that is consistent with the excellence and tradition of Texas Tech University. To learn more about TTU K-12 and take your next step, we invite you to request more information from us or discover more by reading some of our student stories.

TEA: Texas Education Agency, Logo

TTU K-12 is a special-purpose public school established and approved by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and Texas State Board of Education.

TEA approval ensures that all TTU K-12 high school core curriculum courses meet the standards set by the State of Texas and that students will be prepared for the STAAR and EOC exams.

State Accountability Rating 2021-2022: A

Accredited by Cognia™

Cognia nationally recognizes districts that meet rigorous standards focused on productive learning environments, equitable resource allocation that meets the needs of learners, and effective leadership. Earning accreditation from the Cognia Global Accreditation Commission means that TTU K-12 is recognized across the country and internationally as a school that meets Cognia Standards of Quality and maintains a commitment to continuous improvement.

Cognia Logo. Accredited, NCA CASI, NWAC, SACS CASI
Cognia is a nonprofit organization providing quality assurance for schools, school districts and education service providers.


TTU K-12 high school courses are approved by the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

NCAA schools require college-bound student-athletes to build a foundation of high school courses to prepare them for the academic expectations in college. 

National Collegiate Athletic Association Website

NCAA High School Code: 444357

To review our status with the NCAA, please visit the NCAA status page and use our school code.

Legal Disclaimer: The list of NCAA courses, and courses contained within, are maintained as a guide for prospective student-athletes seeking NCAA initial-eligibility. The list of approved courses does not, nor is intended to, signify accreditation, certification, approval or endorsement of any high school or specific courses by the NCAA or NCAA Eligibility Center and is subject to change at any time and without notice. Core course information included on this Web site is provided for guidance purposes only and should not be solely relied on as an indication of NCAA initial-eligibility. Certification of a prospective student-athlete is case-specific, and the Eligibility Center has the authority to determine in its sole discretion whether the prospective student-athlete has met all criteria.
Title IX Graphic

Title IX

Title IX is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any educational program or activity. Texas Tech University does not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on or related to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, or protected veteran status.

For more information and resources regarding Title IX,
visit the Texas Tech University Title IX Website.

Hide Contact Us

Please enter the information below and a representative from TTU K-12 will contact you shortly.

If the form fails to load, it can be viewed here.