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Frequently Asked Questions2019-10-30T14:52:58-04:00
What previous qualifications or credits do I need to enroll in Sophio’s online high school courses?2019-10-30T14:52:13-04:00

Pretty much everyone can enroll in our courses. If you are under 18, you just need an elementary school diploma before enrollment. If you are an adult student, regardless of your credentials, you can take courses with us.

What materials or resources do I need before enrolling?2019-10-30T14:50:52-04:00

You need a computer with an internet connection, a webcam, a microphone, and the Google Chrome browser to access our learning platform.

What materials and resources does Sophio provide?2019-11-26T13:35:50-05:00

The materials we offer include, but are not limited to, instruction videos, online practice quizzes, virtual labs, PowerPoint slides, books, PDF articles, etc.

How do I enroll in courses?2019-10-30T14:49:05-04:00

Simply follow this link to apply now. One of our team members will review your application and get back to you soon.

Can I enroll in one course at a time?2019-10-30T14:47:28-04:00

Yes, you can either enroll in one or a few courses, or, enroll in eight courses to become a full-time student and get your Ontario Secondary School Diploma + the freebies and extra support that come with being a full-time student with us.

Is there a discount for purchasing more courses?2019-10-30T14:46:22-04:00

There are no discounts but if you become our full-time student, we provide additional services such as applying to Canadian universities and colleges, helping with scholarship packages, helping apply to international institutions, etc.

Is there a minimum age requirement?2019-10-30T14:45:43-04:00

There are no official minimum or maximum age requirements but you need to have an elementary school diploma or an equivalent to enroll with us.

Do you accept mature students?2019-10-30T14:45:16-04:00

Of course! Our online courses are the best option for mature students who might be working full-time. As a mature student, you would have a lot of time to finish a course (eight months) and you can keep your job while accessing the courses at a time and place that is most convenient for you.

Do you accept homeschool students?2019-10-30T14:44:23-04:00

Yes, in fact, our online courses are ideal for homeschool students.

What courses are available for enrollment?2019-11-26T13:37:46-05:00

Please click here for a full list of the courses that we offer.

When can I start my course? Can I start anytime?2019-11-26T13:36:45-05:00

Once you submit your application, one of our staff will get in touch with you, and you’ll be able to start your course shortly after that. Our school calendar is not semester-based, so, students can enroll at any time of the year.

How much time per week does each course take?2019-11-26T13:41:36-05:00

It depends on how fast you would like to finish the course. Each of our courses are designed to take approximately 110 hours to finish and you would have eight months to finish a course. As a requirement, you need to log into to the platform 2-3 times per week.

What are the costs involved?2020-03-19T14:36:03-04:00

Please contact us for information on the costs.

Are payment plans available?2019-10-30T14:37:25-04:00

Yes, we make decisions on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us for more information.

Can I study full time or part time?2019-10-30T14:33:39-04:00

You have both options available.

Do I have to attend online classes at set times?2019-10-30T14:33:05-04:00

You can attend your online classes at any time and any day of the week.

Who teaches the courses at Sophio?2019-10-30T14:32:37-04:00

All of our teachers have Canadian degrees and most of them are certified by the Ontario College of Teachers. You can refer to this page for a list of our teachers.

How do I contact my teacher or counselor?2019-10-30T14:32:12-04:00

Through the learning platform, you have the option to contact your teachers through the in-built messaging system, or through email and telephone.

What happens if I don’t pass a course?2019-10-30T14:29:53-04:00

Our students’ success is very important to us. Our teachers will do everything in their power to help you succeed and accommodate your special needs. In case you don’t succeed despite all the support, you’d have the option to retake the course.

Are Sophio courses accredited? What is your BSID?2020-01-24T13:38:35-05:00

Sophio is validated by Ontario Ministry of Education. Our BSID is 669986. We have the authority to grant credits towards the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).