Frequently Asked Questions
Ellenwood Academy was founded in 2005 as an online and correspondence High School Completion Program. It has since grown and expanded to become a provider of online Career and Personal Development Training.
How long does it take for me to complete my classes or program?
All of the programs that Ellenwood Academy offer vary in length from a few days to a few months. Please review the information on the specific program of interest.
Can I use my phone or tablet to complete my classes or program?
No. A personal computer or a laptop is required to take the courses.
How long does it take for me to receive my diploma? After successfully completing the exam and fulfilling all additional graduation requirements, you’ll receive your diploma in 10-14 business days depending on when all required documentation is received
Is Ellenwood Academy accredited?
Yes, Ellenwood Academy is registered with the Florida Dept. of Education and our school code is 6930. We are accredited by the Accrediting Commission International (ACI), one of the largest and highly respected accrediting bodies in the country.
What will I be able to use my diploma for? You will now have the credentials necessary for most jobs in all 50 states. Ellenwood Academy Graduates gain access to many of our Career Training Programs and Trade Specific Courses that can help prepare for Industry Certification or start a new career. The Career and Trade courses are “Very” Affordable and for those who qualify, Government Funding, Military Tuition Assistance, Tax Credits, Loans and Payment Plans are available. It is your responsibility to determine the suitability of this high school diploma program for your needs.
What graduation date will be on my diploma? Your graduation date will be current to the time period you complete and pass your High School Diploma Program. We will not postdate or back date diplomas.
What is included in the High School Graduation Package? The graduation package includes your diploma, one set of official transcripts, online verification service and priority shipping.
How do I order additional copies of my diploma or transcripts? If you’d like to order additional copies of your diploma or transcripts, you can do so through our website. Simply go to www.ellenwoodacademy.com , click 'Enroll now', select an option then log-in to your account. If you do not have an online account you'll need to 'create' one.
How would a College or Employer verify I graduated from Ellenwood Academy? The employer or institution would click on the “Contact Us” tab, which is accessible from the home page and send a verification request form signed by the student. There are 3 options for Verification:
- Fax Verification (Official Copy)
- Email Verification (Official Copy)
- Mail Verification (Official Copy)
Mail Verification requires a payment of $25 prior to mailing the documents. Address for applications:
123 W. Bloomingdale Ave, Suite 421
Brandon, FL 33511
What if I can't pay the full amount at once?
If you’re unable to pay the full amount at once, you can make an initial deposit of $65 by enrolling in the 'High School Diploma Online Payment Plan' course. Your 2nd payment of $65 will be automatically debited from your account 14 days from today. The final payment of $65 will be automatically debited from your account 14 days after your 2nd payment. Our easy payment plan includes no additional charges. However, your High School Diploma Package will only be delivered after we receive your last payment. Payment plan doesn't apply to mail-in test. The test must be taken 'online'. Refunds are not available if you use the payment plan.
What is your refund policy?
This is an virtual item. Please contact us with any questions.
Are you open on Holidays?
We are closed on all major Holidays
How do I get started?
That's easy. After you have determined what program is right for you, click the yellow "Enroll Now" button on the upper left side of the page and follow the instructions.
Can I contact someone if I have any questions? Please email
if you have any additional questions.