Mizzou Academy is a K-12 school system housed in the University of Missouri’s College of Education and Human Development.
History and Accreditation
With programming dating back to 1913 and the University lab schools, Mizzou Academy has a long commitment to iteration, innovation, and continuous improvement. In 1999 Mizzou Academy was accredited by AdvancED (now Cognia), and in 2011 the school system was brought into the College of Education and Human Development.
Mizzou Academy courses and programs are developed in-house by teams at the University of Missouri. In alignment to state and national standards, its courses and programs employ best practices in teaching and learning.
With over 200 courses across elementary, middle, and high school, Mizzou Academy strives to cultivate excellent online and blended learning environments. Mizzou Academy has a broad reach, serving over 7,000 students annually from 40+ countries and all U.S. states and territories. These enrollment numbers do not include the hundreds of students currently using the licensed elementary and middle school materials.
Mizzou Academy programs offer innovative learning opportunities across multiple contexts.
- At the elementary level, Mizzou Academy provides inquiry-based foundational instruction in language arts, mathematics, and science.
- At the middle school level, students can choose from two programs: an integrated project-based program or a core self-paced program.
At the high school level, Mizzou Academy offers self-paced and co-teach courses, as well as advanced placement, world languages, and other electives.