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Umbrella & Correspondence Schools

Below are some umbrella & correspondence schools. You may also want to check out On-Line Schools & Classes (my page), Homeschool Fun's Curriculum & Correspondence Schools, Independent Study High School Programs, Curriculum and Correspondence Programs, or Higher Education and College. Homeschooling....A Light at the End of the Tunnel lists over 100 umbrella schools/correspondence programs!

A Beka Book Home Page offers Christian books, curriculums, & support materials for grades K4 - 12. You can contact them by phone at 1-800-874-3592 or write them at A Beka Home School, Pensacola Christian College, Box 18000, Pensacola, Fl. 32523-9898.

Abbington Hill School covers K - 12. It is a full service, computer based, virtual private school.

Active Learning Academy is a K-12(?) school.

Alpha Omega is a Christian company that offers curriculum for pre-school thru high school.

American School offers both a college prep diploma & a regular diploma. If you have any questions about this curriculum, you may want to ask others who are using this curriculum (myself included.) Just check out the Independent Study High School Message Board. You may also want to download some forms and schedules to use at Quailhaven Academy's Homeschool Schedules.

ArabesQ Islamic Academy offers online & offline options for grades Pre-K - 12.

Arbor Vitae School offer a classical, liberal arts and Christian educational alternative to children of families in the western suburbs of Chicago.

Bob Jones University Press has a Christian curriculum for grades K4 - 12.

Calvert School is a school for K - 8th grade.

Cambridge Academy offers classes for grades 6 - 12.

Center for Individual Achievement offers comprehensive homeschooling programs for grades K-8. These plans are based on the latest editions of the top textbooks currently being used by the best schools in the US and overseas & provides you with step-by-step daily lesson plans, homework assignments, numerous extended activity suggestions, puzzles, various educational website locations for both you and your child as well as information on curriculum and homeschooling guidelines for your particular state. You also get 30 days of support via e-mail. From what I can tell, you have to order the textbooks separately.

Center for Talent Development at Northwestern University offers online classes in math (k - 12) & a correspondence program 6 - 12). Just choose CTD Programs link & then go to the Letterlinks link for more info. This is NOT a complete curriculum, just classes!

Christian Cottage Schools is a k? - 12 school offerring testing, curriculum support, & a diploma program.

Christian Liberty Academy offers a K - 12 curriculum.

Christian Light Education offers a complete curriculum for grades 1 - 12. You can contact them by phone at 540-434-0750 or by mail at Christian Light Education, PO Box 1212-TM, Harrisonburg, VA 22801-1212.

Citizens School offers a high school diploma program and/or individual classes.

Class.com is fully accredited independent study high school founded in 1929 and now offering students to earn high school diploma over the Internet. Class.com offers more than 150 courses both online & offline and you can take individual courses rather than enrolling full time.

Crossroads Christian School is a non-profit K-12 private school which offers a non campus umbrella program / satellite school to homeschoolers.

Clonlara is a K - 12 umbrella school.

Core Curriculum of America will design a curriculum for you tailor-made to fit your child. The entire package seems to include everything from textbooks to manipulatives to software & are in the $300 range per grade level. From what I can tell, they are not affiliated in any way with the Core Curriculum books put out by E.D. Hirsh.

Covenant Academy is K - 12 Christian umbrella school for home educators in Alabama.

Covenant Home Curriculum offers a Christian K - 12 curriculum.

Crossroads Christian School is a K-12 umbrella program / satellite school for homeschoolers.

Desiderata School is accredited for K-12, offers a personally tailored curriculum, & has a rigid grading system (an 80% or higher is required for class credit).

Excellence in Education is an umbrella school for homeschoolers in CA. They offer curriculum counseling, 10% Discount on EIE Bookstore items, help with any type of homeschooling from formal to unschooling, required state record keeping, interaction with other groups, field trips, park days, high school diplomas, student body cards, school pictures, a newsletter and a yearbook.

Family Christian Academy has various options available. You can request an information package from this page.

Faith Christian Academy is an umbrella program similiar in set up to Clonlara.

Faith Christian Ministries offers Faith Christian Academy, a K - 12 umbrella school for Tennessee homeschoolers.

Frasier Valley Distance Education School offers a correspondence program for K - 12. It is based in Canada & goes by Canadian school standards.

Galena City School District offers families in Alaska a home study option. Just click on the words "Interior Distance Education of Alaska" for more info.

Goddess Moon Circles Academy is a Pagan k - 12 covers school. They offer curriculum, record keeping & support at a reasonable price ($50 as of 5/26/01) up to 8th grade. The cost of high school is by the class.

Harcourt Learning Direct offers a high school diploma program, along with many other home-study courses.

Home Education & Family Services offers many options including a satellite school for K -12 called Royal Academy

Home School Academy offers Christian materials for grades K - 12 & some college level courses.

Home Study International offers biblically based curriculum, lesson plans, teacher assistance, transcripts, & more for preK - college levels. You can write to them at 12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, MD 20904-6600 or call them at 1-800-782-4769.

HPS Prep School is a K - 12 Christian school.

Indiana University School of Continuing Studies offers classes & a diploma program for high schoolers & adults. While some of the classes are offered in a traditional correspondence school format, others are offered on the web. You can also earn your high school diploma & college credit simultaneously!

Independent Learning: University of Wisconsin Extension offers high school & college level correspondence courses.

Keystone National High School is aimed at grades 9 -12 but also offers some enrichment classes in math & English for grades 5 & up.

Kolbe Academy is an orthodox Catholic program for grades 1 - 12.

Landmark's Freedom Baptist Curriculum has a complete curriculum, as well as electives & a bible program for grades Pre-K - 12. You can write to them at 2222 East Hinson Avenue, Haines City, FL 33844-4902 or call them at 800-700-LFBC.

Laurel Springs Academy offers curriculum for grades PreK - 12.

The Learning Network is located in Maryland & offers services up to grade 12, including a diploma program.

Lincoln Christian Academy offers record keeping, diagnostic testing, a full curriculum for K - 12, diplomas for 8th grade & high school, & more.

Living Heritage Academy is the umbrella school arm of the School of Tomorrow - A.C.E. (Accelerated Christian Learning) Curriculum.

Logos Homeschool Academy offers services & support for Christian families with children in grades K - 12.

Malibu Cove Private School is the high school partner of Seascape Educational Center.

Most Holy Trinity Academy is a Catholic Homeschooling Program. For more info, call 1-810-558-0116 or write to them at 2850 Parent, Warren, Michigan 48092-2472.

Mother of Divine Grace is a program for Catholic homeschoolers in grades K - 12.

North Atlantic Regional High School offers a high school diploma program.

North Dakota Division of Independent Study offers a diploma program for high schoolers or you can take individual classes for the elementary grades on up with a complete basic program for grades 5 & up. They have both online classes & offline classes.

Oak Meadow School has been creating innovative distance learning opportunities for students around the world from Preschool through High School for over twenty years.

Our Lady of the Rosary School is a Roman Catholic correspondence school for grades pre-k through 12. Also includes a curriculum catalog.

Our Lady of Victory School is a K - 12 Catholic school.

Sacred Heart Institute of Home Education is an ISP in Orange county with classes, field trips, moms' nights, park days, curriculum counseling, standardized testing, SOCIALIZATION (dances and parties) and support for grades pre-k through 12. It is located in Huntington Beach and can be reached at 714-890-7552.

Sacred Grove Academy is a Pagan cover school located in Alabama.

Seascape Educational Center covers grades K - 8.

School of Hope is a Canadian Christian/Catholic program serving all of Alberta, Canada but may start offering more global support. I *think* they cover K - 12.

Seton Home Study School is a Catholic program for grades K - 12.

The Sycamore Tree has a Christian curriculum for grades K - 12. Just click on the school icon for info.

St. Michael the Archangel Academy offers a Catholic curriculum. You can contact them for more info at 1-714-730-9114 or write to them at 4790 Irvine Blvd. Suite 105-286, Irvine, CA 92620.

St. Thomas Aquinas Academy is a 4 - 12 Catholic school.

Teaching Plans offers complete curriculum kits.

Texas Tech University Distance Learning offers K - 8th grade programs, high school courses (either a diploma program or just take the courses you want to) & college courses. Some of the high school & college courses are available on the internet.

Tree of Life offers Christian Classical curriculum for grades 1 - 12.

Trent School is a non-sectarian school founded by the Quakers. It covers K - 12 plus has some college level courses.

University of Missouri Center for Distance and Independent Study offers online & offline courses for grades 3 through college.

The University Of Oklahoma Independent Study Department offers high school & college courses at a very reasonable cost.

Westbridge Academy offers a pre-K through 12th grade college prep curriculum for the academically advanced homeschooler.

If you have any questions, comments, or anything you would like to add, please feel free to e-mail me!


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