Q: Is Grace and Glory Academy, affiliated with a specific church?
No. We are an independent non profit organization and private satellite school.
Q: What kind of families, would want to homeschool with Grace and Glory?
Those that desire to….
increase flexibility and freedom in their schedule
increase family time and weave educational experiences throughout their lifestyle
increase availability for ministry, home business, athletics, the arts and travel
increase involvement and guidance in character training, values and morals
increase safety and monitoring
offer alternatives to traditional academic approaches
offer one-on-one teaching time
offer to explore God-given gifts, talents and passions to greater depths
offer interaction with adults/children of all ages to improve social skills
allow a student to repeat a grade; makeup lost credits and work towards getting back on track
allow the Holy Spirit to be their guide, instructing their children in a bible-based education
Q: What kind of families, would not be a good fit for Grace and Glory?
Have a spouse who is adamantly against home education; parents must partner with our administration
Desire to follow Unschooling practices
Are unable (for any number of reasons) to take responsibility to oversee their child’s education
Q: Are Grace and Glory parents solely responsible for their child’s school instruction?
Parents are required to be involved in atleast 51% of their child’s home education.
Group classes may be used for select subjects, enrichment and supplements.
Online/DVD Distance Learning programs (like Abeka) still require parental involvement and accountability.
Parents report to Grace and Glory administration and abide by record keeping policies.
Parents outsourcing select subjects, need to stay under the 51% threshold.
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, Arithmetic, Social Studies & Geography, Science, Fine Art, Health and Physical Education.
Q: Is there a required number of days/hours?
In the state of California, there are no required number of educational hours for private school students, however, Grace and Glory requires that families 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. In the state of California, privately home educated students are the only ones exempt from mandatory immunizations. Families enrolled in Grace and Glory may choose a full, partial or delayed immunization plan for their children, or completely decline immunizations.
Q: How do families apply for Grace and Glory?
Visit our FORMS page; download, print and complete the appropriate documents, then contact our Principal and arrange a time to submit the documents in person. All families meet with our Principal for an interview. 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.
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