Some California homeschool families prefer not to homeschool independently, but rather through an institution operated either through the state or as an independent organization. This is a list of independent homeschool organizations filed as R4 private schools.
Almaden Valley Christian School
A home education service for families of children with learning differences, difficulties and disabilities. We provide information, consulting and resources to parents teaching their children at home.
Arbor Academy Home School
An affordable Private Independent Study Program offering ongoing guidance, record keeping and community activities. Regardless of your choice of method, learning style, or educational goals, we can customize a program uniquely designed to fit your needs.
For people who want to take responsibility for their child’s education. Boston School provides the family with educational choice while providing a framework based on the State of California Education Code.
Branford Grove School
Branford Grove School’s Private School Satellite Program uses the home as the base and the world and the community as the classroom. For those desiring a wholistic approach, but want help with record keeping from an accredited resource.
Cedar Life Academy
Serving California families who want a private independent home education for their children, but would like assistance with record keeping and regular contact with an experienced homeschooler who understands their goals in teaching their children. We help families have a successful and fun homeschooling experience.
Excellence In Education
Serves homeschooling families and anyone else who wants creative and interesting teaching materials. Catalogs of games and books. Our Independent Study Program provides help and support to homeschooling families who need an umbrella school. Located in Monrovia.
Finding the Good
Finding The Good is a traveling semester program for high school and pre-college students based on the study, practice and promotion of sustainability in the areas of shelter, transportation, energy, food, culture, and environmental conservation.
Fresno Sunnyside Christian Academy, PSP
A Private School Satellite Program for home schooling families in the Fresno/Clovis/Madera and outlaying areas of Central California. We currently offer online record keeping and are open to all Californians who are seeking someone to cover them legally under a group affidavit.
Grace Prep School
Based in Nuevo, Riverside County. Provides record keeping, classes, park days, field trips, parent/teacher training,and much more.
Heartland Christian Academy
We are here to encourage, uplift, and edify you. We desire to be an agent in strengthening your abilities, while preserving your independence as parent/teacher. Further, we act as a liaison between state and family. Located in Morro Bay.
Classical Catholic education. Kolbe operates a day school in Napa, California and a worldwide home school program. The home school program offers assessment tests, textbooks, week-by-week course plans and answer keys.
Live Oak Academy
We support homeschoolers with a Christian and Classical education, K-12, college preparatory in San Jose. Students can be enrolled in our full program or take selected classes on Tuesday and Thursdays. We also offer many enrichment classes on Mondays.
Play Mountain Place
A humanistic educational environment that is developmentally appropriate for each age group. Our curriculum is organic, child-initiated, and primarily experiential. A child’s inherent desire to learn is acknowledged and facilitated, not forced or squelched. Located in Los Angeles.
Valley International Academy
College Prep Academy for grades 6-12 with classical curriculum, small classes and scholarships. Homeschool, after school and summer school programs.
Campbell Community Center, 1 W. Campbell Ave. Room E-43, Campbell CA 94087.
408-249-1488. [Correct Phone Number.]
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