As of 2015, the main feature of Adison High School is that it is a diploma mill that uses a fake accreditation, notes FranklinVirtualSchools.com. Adison High School is an online school with a mailing address located in Los Angeles, California. The school has a grade of F, on a scale of A+ to F, with the Better Business Bureau as of 2015.
Adison High School started in 2009 and has three alternate names: Addison High School, Belford High School and Education Services Provider. The BBB has received a pattern of complaints about Adison High School from students complaining that the diplomas they received were not legitimate, notes BBB.org. Adison High School has not answered most of the complaints. The BBB contacted the school on October 16, 2014 about the number of complaints it received, but has yet to receive a response as of October 2015.
By advertising that it is accredited, Adison High School is in violation of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Regulation 254.0, notes FranklinVirtualSchools.com. Several people have been indicted for fraud for purchasing diplomas and transcripts from Adison High School for students. These students were not required to attend classes or complete work, notes Justice.gov. Students interested in a legitimate online high school should research individual schools before registering for classes.