Is an online high school right for you?

  • Do you struggle with the rigidness of the typical school day?
  • Are you comfortable with technology?
  • Do you like to learn at your own pace - whether that's faster or slower than others?
  • Are you proficient in reading?
  • Do you prefer to study at different times every day?
  • Are you highly motivated?
  • Are you self-disciplined and organized?
  • Would you like to arrange classes to suit your schedule?
If you answered "yes" to more than half of these questions, StepAhead Online High School might be for you. Learn more about StepAhead on this website and enroll today!


Any student applying to StepAhead must be a legal Minnesota resident, between the ages of 14 and 18, and in grades 9-12.

The enrollment process 

one  Application
Fill out the PDF Application to apply to the StepAhead program. Questions about the form should be sent to
two  Registration
StepAhead will let you know when they receive your paperwork and you have been approved for enrollment. An experienced counselor will then help you register for classes.
three  Orientation
Download and review StepAhead's registration documents, which are available from the Document center (scroll all the way to the bottom). Please send your completed forms to

You must attend a mandatory, in-person, orientation meeting in order to enroll in StepAhead. Orientation meetings will take place at the STEP building, 1353 West Highway 10, Anoka, MN 55303.

Please call 763-433-4002 or 763-433-4011 to register for any of the following meetings:
  • Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016       3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept 28, 2016 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016       3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 7, 2017     3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Monday, March 27, 2017   3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.