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2020 Secular Homeschool Curriculum Guide

Secular homeschool curriculum guide for parents. Find secular options for online, text, and book base courses in language arts, math, science, history and more! #secularhomeschooling #secularhomeschool #homeschoolcurriculum

Secular Online Curriculum and Courses

Online curriculum is a popular and convenient choice for many homeschool families. The following companies offer online homeschooling packages, virtual classroom, and face-to-face tutoring in a variety of subjects.

Subject-specific online courses can be found in the next section.

Advantages Digital Learning Solutions
K-12 online
Accredited and flexible virtual school delivered through programmed pathways personalized with educator consultations.

American Academy
grades 9-12, online
Flexible online programming with teachers available to evaluate assignments, assign final grades, and support when needed.

American High School
K-12 virtual academy

Accredited online K-12 classes, honors, AP, virtual reality courses, and summer school options. AHS offers over 500 courses with 50+ certified teachers and financial aid available to families.

AHS has been in business for over 15 years, making it one of the first fully virtual academies online. They hold the highest accreditation possible with AdvanceEd and SACS/CASI. Completed courses are fully transferable to any middle or high school your child attends.

Apex Learning Virtual School
grades 6-12, online
Independent, full-time virtual school and individual courses with tutorial options available.

Bridgeway
Pre-K-12, independent study and online options
Accredited online courses, independent study kits, live instruction options for some grades, and all-inclusive programs.

Calvert Academy
grades 3-12
Accredited online platform that offers full curriculum with an individualized learning plan and individual courses with online and live instruction.

CK-12
K-12
Free online courses and classes in various subjects, teacher assignments, and digital textbooks.

Connections Academy
K-12
Accredited online public school platform that offers tuition-free education and materials through your state public school system.

Discovery K12
pre-K-12
Fully online non-common core digital homeschool curriculum offering free student accounts and parent/teacher accounts for a nominal fee.

Forest Trail Academy
K-12
Accredited online school and courses which offers core curriculum packages for grades K-12 as well as AP and adaptive programs. From my understanding, online courses are secular and homeschool has secular and Christian options, so make sure you’re clicking “secular” as you explore and shop.

Franklin Virtual High School
grades 9-12
An accredited virtual high school that offers full and part-time enrollment, ACT/SAT prep, independent study, and summer school options.

Global Village School
K-12, eclectic curriculum and distance learning
Offers a holistic, whole child, environmentally conscious curriculum for with options for varying levels of teacher support. This unique program offers private school enrollment for distance learners.

International Virtual Learning Academy
K-12
An accredited international online private school that provides online instruction, classroom communities, and live sessions for elementary, middle, and high school students.

K12
K-12
Tuition-free public school with online and in-person sessions and activities – depending on location. You may be required to sign up through your local school district.

Kahn Academy
pre-K-12
Free online courses with a full online selection of math, science, language arts, history, government, economics, and AP classes for all grade levels.

Laurel Springs
K-12
Accredited online private school with full time and single course options for K-12 as well as a gifted and talented academy for 6-12.

National Geographic and Cengage
K-12
A catalog of math, science, social studies, reading/language arts, ESL, foreign language, high school honors, and career/technical education based on National Geographic texts.

Next Level Homeschool
see individual classes for recommended age range
A small, homeschool family run school that offers multimedia classes that can be treated as unit studies, or supplemental/enrichment. See class schedule for availability.

Outschool
ages 3-18, virtual

You’ll find a huge variety of over 15,000 classes, small group courses, and online camps offered on Outschool. This platform is unique as teachers create their own courses.

This creates the opportunity for a very customizable curriculum with core subjects and creative options based on interest, classes in the arts, coding, more than 11 languages and ASL.

Starfall
pre-k and kindergarten
Offers online and book-based hybrid kits for homeschoolers. Language arts and math are currently available for preschool and kindergarten levels.

Study.com
grades 3-12
Online video courses for grades 3-12 with college credit courses available.

Thinkwell
grades 6-12 and college level courses
Offers middle school, high school, and AP video courses in math, science, and social studies.

Time4Learning
pre-K-12
Full online curriculum for grades pre-k through high school that include math, language arts, science, social studies. Additional courses can also be added including languages (see language section below), art, and writing.

Whitmore School
grades 9-12
The world’s first online high school, Whitmore offers an accredited private school program much like you would receive in-person. Benefits are low teacher:student ratios, a variety of coursework, and four diploma options.

WiloStar3D
grades 6-12
Find an immersive virtual reality learning environment with a 3D virtual online campus. Accredited homeschool classes and curriculum that transfer to high school and college credit.

Varsity Tutors
all ages
With over 3,000 subjects to choose from, Varsity Tutors offers virtual camps, one-on-one tutoring, live online classes, test prep tutoring, and a full virtual school day for students of all ages.

If you didn’t find an online program that fits your needs here, be sure to run a search for online public and/or private schools in your area. Many school districts and charter schools are offering online and hybrid options that can connect you with an accredited program as well as offer activities, field trips, and meetups in your area.

Table of Contents:
[1] Finding *Actually* Secular Options
[2] Publishers with All Subject Packages
[3] Online Curriculum and Courses
[4] Reading and Language Arts
[5] Math, Science, and Social Studies
[6] Foreign Language and the Arts

[7] Preschool & Additional Resources & Supplements
[8] Notes and Contact Information