Alternative Educational Paths

There are a variety of programs offering full curriculum that many homeschoolers choose to take advantage of, including charter schools, correspondence courses, and distance learning.

Oregon Charter Schools
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.

OnLine Schools Directory
Complete list of online programs offered at all the colleges in every state, updated yearly.

Alternative Education Research Organization (AERO)
Links to alternative education schools plus books, videos, conferences and much more.

American School
Textbook-based high school courses; diploma issued if 16 credits are earned.

Brigham Young University Independent Study
A distant education program that offers over 600 University, High School and Personal Enrichment courses.

Calvert School
Homeschool curriculum combined with personal support.

CLASS (Christian Liberty Academy Satellite Schools)
A flexible, affordable partnership offering Godly education and academic excellence.

Clonlara School
Project-based high school courses - diploma issued if sufficient credits are earned.
734-769-4511 (Michigan)

Internet Academy
(Federal Way public school system) Offers online classes for grades K-12. Washington homeschoolers can enroll at no charge by requesting an inter-district transfer.

Keystone National High School
Offers online high school classes and an accredited online high school diploma.

Neskowin Valley School
A private school that has programs/classes that are offered to homeschool families as part of their outreach to the community.10005 Slab Creek Road in Neskowin, 503-392-3124

North Dakota Division of Independent Study
Home-educated students may earn a high school diploma by meeting the Division's requirement of 21 units of credit for high school graduation.

Oak Meadow
K-12 correspondence and 6-12 online courses.

Indiana University High School
High school diploma program. Most courses are print-based, but some use Internet, web, audio/visual tapes and CD-ROM resources.

Seton Home Study
Catholic homeschooling program.

Texas Tech University Outreach & Distance Education
A turnkey education solution for families seeking a full-time, accredited K-12 distance learning program.

University of Missouri
K-8 and high school diploma program; online and textbook-based courses.

Community Colleges accept homeschoolers 16 and up, younger with permission, to all the regular college classes. A College Placement Test will be required to place students into the appropriate level classes. For more Distance Learning Programs, including correspondence, on-line, university-accredited programs and more, go to: