Q: Is Grace and Glory Academy, affiliated with a specific church?
No. We are an independent non profit organization.

Q: Who should join Grace and Glory?
Families that want to…
-increase family time
-practice life learning together
-increase availability for ministry, business, athletics, the arts or travel
-increase involvement in character training, values, and morals
-exercise flexibility in your schedule
-monitor children’s safety
-offer alternatives to traditional academic approaches
-offer one-to-one teaching
-explore student’s God-given gifts, talents and passions to great depths
-interact with people of all ages in family-style learning
-work on credit recovery
-allow the Holy Spirit to be the ultimate guide for a
Christ-centered, bible-based, education

Q: Who should not join Grace and Glory?
Families that…
-want to practice unschooling
-can’t take responsibility for their child’s daily education
-are unable to comply to state, local and program guidelines
-are unable to respect and submit to our leadership and policies

Q: Are Grace and Glory parents solely responsible for their child’s educational instruction?
Parents are required to be involved in atleast 51% of their child’s education at home, online or hybrid in-class. Home Group classes, Co-Op, 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.

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. In the state of California, privately home educated students are the only ones 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 submit an application. 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.

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