Q: Is Grace and Glory Academy, affiliated with a church?
No. We are an independent non profit organization.
Q: What are some of the benefits to private education through Grace and Glory?
Families can use curricula that aligns with their morals and values
Families can explore alternatives to traditional academic approaches
Families can increase availability for ministry, business, or travel
Families can exercise freedom and flexibility in school scheduling
Families can develop student’s God-given gifts and talents
Families can work on credit recovery or special needs help
Families can educate without concern of government oversight
Q: Are Grace and Glory parents solely responsible for their child’s educational instruction?
Parents are required to be in charge of atleast 51% of their child’s education at home or online. LIFE Group classes, Co-Op classes, and Tutors may be used for “select” subjects, enrichment and supplements. Online/DVD Distance Learning programs (like Abeka) still require parental involvement and consistent accountability. Parents must abide by record keeping policies and meet with our admin for accountability checks.
Q: What subjects are required to be taught?
In the state of California, private schools must offer students instruction in the following branches of study: English (Reading/Literature, Writing, Spelling, Grammar), Arithmetic, Social Studies & Geography, Science, Fine Art, Health and Physical Education.
Q: Are there a required number of educational days/hours?
In the state of California, there are no required number of educational hours for private school students, however, Grace and Glory Academy requires that all students complete between 155-175 educational “school days” (including field trips) per academic year.
Q: Does my child need vaccinations to enroll in Grace and Glory Academy?
No. Families enrolled in Grace and Glory may choose a full, partial or delayed immunization plan for their children, or completely decline immunizations because we are home educating. In the state of California, *privately* home educated students are exempt from mandatory immunizations. Students must be educated at home at least 51% of the time to receive exemption.
Q: How do families apply for Grace and Glory Academy?
Contact us and arrange a time to meet with our admin. All families go through an interview process. New families must be prepared to provide a reference from a leader in your church or bible study. We desire for all participating families to be bible-believing, church-attending families who agree with our statement of faith.
Q: Who should not apply for Grace and Glory Academy?
Families who do not agree with our Statement of Faith
Families that want to practice unschooling
Parents that are not available to oversee their student’s academics
Parents that are not able to comply to state and program guidelines
Parents that are not able to respectfully submit to our leadership