Online charter schools are publicly-funded options for families who choose a home-based educational environment, with a traditional curriculum program. Charter schools are public schools. If your child is enrolled in an online public school, you do not need to register as a homeschooler, but you may participate in many homeschool programs while attending a public charter school.
Alliance Charter Academy
A charter school offering classes for grades K-12. Parental Involvement is a huge contributing factor to any child’s success and is a touchstone for the Alliance Charter Academy. Individualized programs, blended study, and mastery learning, with the full support of Parents as Partners guarantees that every child will be supported and successful.
Baker Web Academy and Early College
Our Academy offers a hybrid of online classes, paper and pencil classes, and face-to-face learning opportunities. Our Early College Program offers students a chance to attend local community colleges full time to earn college and high school credit at the same time.
Bridge Charter Academy
The Bridge Charter Academy in Lowell, OR is a Personalized Learning School designed to serve the homeschool and at-risk students in Lane County. The Bridge model is for parents, teachers, and students to collaborate and customize a Learning Plan for each student. This plan focuses on the student’s learning style, interests, and academic goals. Bridge will facilitate this personalization with access to: licensed and highly qualified teachers, an accredited diploma, a spectrum of quality curriculum options, educational software, technology, assessments, and a learning cohort for interaction and encouragement. The first year (2016-17) we will have a cap of 300 students and will add one grade each year until we have a full K-12 program. Once the cap has been reached, students will be placed on a waiting list and we will follow the ORS 338.125 for admitting new students.
Clackamas Web Academy
A virtual charter school that offers computer curriculum that is interactive, entertaining, challenging, and is designed to fit the Oregon State Standards. The curriculum offers games, puzzles and other ways to enhance the students learning. While at CWA, you will have a teacher representative who can grade the student’s work, tutor when needed, and offer support to the family. Weekly meetings help encourage the parent’s role and help support the student. Located at 1901 SE Oak Grove Blvd. in Milwaukie.
Frontier Charter Academy
Frontier Charter Academy is a tuition-free, online public charter school which focuses on less standardized test prep and more on authentic learning. Each student will be issued a Chromebook and have the flexibility and support to meet their individual learning needs. FCA will use the latest technologies that are used within the higher education schools and industries today. FCA is opening in Fall 2017 and is enrolling any student in the state of Oregon that will enter grades 5-9.
Insight School of Oregon-Painted Hills
Are you looking for an education option that will maximize your child’s ability to succeed in the community and workforce? At ISOR-PH, our innovative, tuition-free, online charter school, we welcome motivated Oregon students in grades 7-12 who are interested in attending college, pursuing post-high school technical education and certification, or entering a technical career. Insight uses the K12 middle and high school curriculum.
Metro East Web Academy
Metro East Web Academy is an online public charter school approved by the Oregon Department of Education. The school’s web-based curriculum meets Oregon state standards and Highly Qualified teachers provide the instruction. Each academy student receives a personalized education program designed to meet their unique needs. We allow students to login anytime, anywhere. The online learning is supported through daily e-mail communication with teachers, face-to-face check-in sessions with instructors, and field trips and community service projects with other academy students. MEWA offers programs for elementary, middle, and high school, as well as a GED program and an Early College program. There is also an Advantage Program to give students who are behind in credits the opportunity to earn all the credits they need for graduation at an accelerated pace.
Oregon Connections Academy (ORCA)
A tuition-free public virtual school chartered by the Santiam Canyon School District that serves students in grades K-12 throughout Oregon.We share a common goal with parents: to ensure that students become productive, successful, and confident adults. Oregon Connections Academy’s full-time online school program helps students build on their individual strengths and interests with support from highly-qualified teachers and an award winning curriculum. Oregon homeschoolers pay no tuition but are required to take all state-mandated, standardized tests in person at locations designated by the school. For more information, call 888-410-6502. https://www.connectionsacademy.com/oregon-online-school
Oregon Virtual Academy (ORVA)
Curriculum and services provided by K12. For Oregon residents, learning can happen at home, on the road, or wherever an Internet connection can be found. While attendance, teacher interaction, and daily lessons are conducted online, our lessons use physical materials and offline tools as well. Because ORVA is a public school, there is no tuition.
Oregon Virtual Education (ORVED)
Oregon Virtual Education is a publicly-funded virtual charter school in Oregon that offers online classes to students in grades 6-12. Students can take one class or take classes full time while being at home. We offer a wide variety of courses including AP courses in every subject and a number of foreign language classes including Chinese.
Paisley Distance Learning Program
Paisley Distance Learning Program is a virtual public school offering comprehensive K-8 education through a hybrid of curricula choices including online learning and paper/pencil programs. Our goal is to provide a rigorous and personal educational option for families in the state of Oregon. All our students learn in their homes, or location of choice.
Portland Community College Open Enrollment
Homeschoolers can get a head start on college, pursue special interests, make-up or supplement high school experience, or earn PCC credits toward a degree.
For Cascade: Hal Lee at 503-978-5416 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For Rock Creek: April Nording at 503-614-7290 or email@example.com
For Southeast Center: Linda Gettman at 503-788-6252 or firstname.lastname@example.org
For Sylvania: Jo Lynn Dow at 503-977-4473 or email@example.com
Renaissance Public Academy
A public, tuition-free school offering a classical education, located in the Molalla River school district, serving north Marion and south Clackamas counties. 503-759-7002
Silvies River Charter School
The Mission of Silvies River Charter School is to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and character needed to succeed in the world. Our program is available to all students in Oregon. Students attend our school for free. While enrolled students may receive a free laptop and all the support they need to be successful.
Summit Learning Charter and Early College (formerly Estacada Web Academy)
Summit Learning Charter offers a hybrid of online classes, paper and pencil classes, and face to face learning opportunities. The Early College Program offers students a chance to attend local community colleges full time to earn college and high school credit at the same time.
TEACH-NW offers a K-12 Virtual STEAM and Homeschool Academy. The purpose of the TEACH-NW is to provide a cutting-edge, K-12 schooling option that allows parents to select from a wide range of traditional homeschool and/or online school options. Local homeschool and correspondence students have access to district academic and elective courses and a full range of extracurricular activities.
Tigard-Tualatin Online Academy
The Tigard-Tualatin Online Academy is a great fit for homeschool families looking for an online option or supplemental classes for homeschool programs because we offer: free core and elective classes for grades 6-12, rigorous curriculum, student support, Oregon certified teachers, state-of-the-art learning center, extended hours, and access to ˜brick and mortar’ programs (space available).
Willow Wind Community Learning Center
A public, part-time alternative program in Ashland that offers classes, tutorials, curriculum resources and counseling designed to support the diverse educational philosophies embraced by the families enrolled in the program while supporting the state and federal educational standards. Class offerings are created each semester and may cover subjects such as history, math, science, music, drama, natural history, art, gardening, and second language.
Oregon Charter Schools lists contact information for Oregon’s charter schools here.