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Alabama Church Cover Schools

Church cover schools (sometimes called umbrella schools) are a way to homeschool legally in Alabama.

Alabama Church Cover Schools may or may not require a Statement of Faith

Alabama Church Cover Schools (sometimes called umbrella schools) are a way to homeschool legally in Alabama. Dial the contact numbers from your smartphone.

No Statement of Faith

Academy for Excellence
We have a “local program” for families in St. Clair, Talladega, and Calhoun counties, as well as a “statewide” program for others. We offer record-keeping on-line, a message/chat board for homeschoolers, help choosing curriculum, field trips, and more. Requires a Bible study, your choice. Local: St. Clair, Talladega and Calhoun Counties, as well as Statewide.

Asbury Academy
We require no statement of faith, but rather trust that those families who take the responsibility of educating their own children will seek to educate those children in their religious faith as well. We strive for educational excellence of the child and of the parents.
[email protected].

Calvary School
We believe that parents should be able to educate their children and choose the curriculum that best fits their children. Calvary accepts homeschool students from all over the State of Alabama regardless of religion, culture or race. Based in Madison, AL 35758.

Christian Fellowship Academy
A church school in Alabama offering a Christian family-based home education program. We encourage parents to use a broad spectrum of materials. No written statement required, but please remember we are a ministry for Christian Families. Based in Cullman, AL 35057.

Compass Point Christian Academy 
The purpose of CPCA is to provide a legal homeschool umbrella under Saraland First Assembly of God and to provide support, encouragement and fellowship of homeschooling families regardless of covering.

Contemporary Education Academy
Based in Huntsville, this Bible-based cover school includes an online e-center to facilitate communication. Offers a free placement test. PreK to 12+ Life-ling learning. Based in Huntsville, AL 35815.

Cross River Academy
Cross River Academy is a cover school offering home educating families in the State of Alabama a legal alternative to public or private schools. Our commitment is to the children in the home school community.  We strive to provide up to date and accurate information on home school activities, field trips, curriculum, educational activities and social activities for families with children of all ages.  We are committed to helping Alabama’s home educated children!

DaySpring Academy
A church school that offers a legal alternative for families who wish to homeschool. We are located in Central Alabama and offer our services to anyone in the state. We do not ask that families sign a statement of faith, join HSLDA or any legal group.

Essential Church School
Essential Church School is a Christian church school for grades K-12 allowing off-site instruction for homeschooling families in the Birmingham metro area.

Everest Academy 
We provide freedom, support, quality resources, researched information, tons of activities and much, much more for Alabama Homeschoolers. Based in Graysville, AL 35073.

Excalibur
A ministry of Christian Community and is an integral part of the vision and mission of the church. Madison-based Home School with soccer team, newspaper, Oratorical Society, writing classes, character program.

Faith Covenant Academy
We are a home school cover school located in Huntsville, Alabama.  Our coverage area extends beyond the Huntsville Metropolitan Area. Faith Covenant Academy is open to all students.   We have open enrollment and are not limited by age. Our curriculum is written from a Christian perspective and there are Biblical requirements for graduation. We are an affordable solution in homeschooling your student.​

Franklin School
Franklin school was formed to provide families with a secure and legal place to homeschool their children, regardless of religion, sex, race, or culture. We believe that the family unit is the foundation of society and parents can be the best teachers for their children. Our goal is to provide support and assistance to homeschooling families by a certified and experienced teacher.

Alabama Honor School
Honor School understands that each homeschool family is unique and has different needs. FREE homeschool cover school. Accepting enrollments year-round. For more information call  334-384-4619
or email [email protected]

HOPE Christian Academy
HOPE Christian Academy is a church school that serves the entire state of Alabama. We welcome all those seeking to responsibly educate their own children. As a ministry outreach of Union Grove Baptist Church, we do not require families to sign a statement of faith. We provide record maintenance, curriculum counseling, statewide field trips, online & in-person parent support activities, transcripts, diplomas, graduation, co-op classes in the Huntsville metro area, and much more! Feel free to call 256-513-9212 for information.

Jubilee Academy
Freedom with responsibility. Located in Irondale, AL. We believe that education is the gradual process of acquiring knowledge for the preparation of life.

LifeGate Academy
LifeGate Academy is focused on providing a high-quality environment. We are a church school operating under the laws of the state of Alabama and as such, limit in the school exclusively to residents of the state of Alabama.

Master’s Hand Christian School
Master’s Hand Christian School (MHCS) is a ministry of Faith Baptist Church in Moulton, Alabama.
As a ministry of Faith Baptist Church, MHCS’ goal is to provide an opportunity for home educators to fulfill their mission as parents to carry out God’s direction.

North Alabama Friends School
North Alabama Friends School provides support and guidance for homeschooling parents as well as a legal covering. The school offers curriculum advice from experienced teachers (counselors), field trips, activities for students, a library and other resources.

North Bible Academy
Northside Bible Academy believes that the parent has the best interests of their children at heart and that the parent is the first and only teacher that a child needs. In keeping with this philosophy, we ask only for what the Alabama State Law requires while offering support along with quality resources to aid your family in your homeschooling efforts.

Outlook Academy
Because we believe that parents are best suited to direct the education of their children, Outlook Academy asks only for what the law requires while also offering support for your personal choices. Various activities, classes, clubs, and co-ops are available in the Montgomery, Elmore and Autauga County, Alabama areas.

Pathways Academy
A state-wide inclusive homeschool covering school for families living in Alabama. Our staff has been dedicated to assisting homeschool families for over 15 years. At Pathways, we believe the paths to education begin at home and that parents should be able to choose how to educate their children. P.O. Box 411, Gadsden, AL 35901.

Rosewood Academy and High School
Provides a legal church school cover for families that have decided to accept the responsibility of their child’s learning experience. We do not require a statement of faith. Based in Maytown, Alabama 35118.

Sacred Grove Academy
Formed by Church of the Spiral Tree, a legally incorporated tax-exempt pagan church (Section 501(a) organization under 501(c)(3)), in order to serve Pagan families in Alabama who want to homeschool their children. Sacred Grove Academy does not require a statement of faith or require families to be Pagan to enroll. Based in Auburn, Alabama 36831.

Statement of Faith Required

Bridge Christian Academy 
BCA is a legal home school covering in Alabama for parents who desire to provide academic excellence with a Biblical worldview. BCA is a “hands off” legal home school cover. We are statewide and have an office in Fairhope, Alabama.

Cahaba Academy 
Cahaba Academy is a ministry of the First Baptist Church of Trussville (FBCT), under the oversight of the Children’s Ministry office. FBCT is a cooperating member of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). Cahaba Academy does not discriminate based on race, gender, or ethnic origin.

Crossroads Christian School
The congregation at Community Presbyterian Church has pledged to nurture Christian believers’ children in the faith. Crossroads Christian School continues to operate as a ministry of the church. Crossroads’ faculty is comprised of Christian parents who desire to teach their children at home. We affirm homeschooling to be home-based, parent-directed and privately-funded.

Covenant Christian Academy
If you are thinking about home schooling and desire a Christian environment for your children, CCA is the place for you. A ministry of The Rock Family Worship Center.

Cullman Area Christian Academy
Cullman Area Christian Academy operates as a homeschooling ministry of the West Cullman Baptist Association. Our goal is to assist qualified parents with support and guidance in order to give their children an education based on academic excellence and character development. We strongly believe that the education of your child is your God given responsibility and solely your decision. For more information contact Jackie Arnold 256-734-7383.

Evangel Christian School
A distinctively Christian parent-directed educational environment, committed to excellence in academics, athletics and the fine arts.  The school is under the authority of Evangel Presbyterian Church, Helena, AL 35007.

Evergreen Christian Academy- Shiloh
At ECA-Shiloh, we have lots of activities and events to keep you busy!
We have a weekly co-op on Thursdays that takes place at Shiloh Baptist Church. We offer classes for all grade levels.
We also have field trips, special events, mom’s night out, and a host of other activities.

Faith Community Christian School
Faith Community Christian School is a ministry of Faith Community Fellowship located in Trussville, AL. We offer parties, play days, transcript maintenance, online grade reporting, field trips, art clubs, science and music clubs to name a few. Also, a very important part of our mission: we offer support. 

Heartwood Christian Academy
Heartwood accepts homeschooling families, new or seasoned. Our goal is to help each family find its best homeschooling method.

Life Christian Academy
LCA provides enrichment activities for younger students to expand on what the parents teach at home, while providing opportunities to develop social skills in new environments.

LifeChurch Academy
LifeChurch Academy is a church school ministry of LifeChurch Birmingham, that is founded on Jesus Christ with a vision of aiding parents in educating their children while equipping the next generation with Biblical understanding and wisdom, academic excellence, and self-discipline.

River City Christian Academy
River City Christian Academy (RCCA) seeks to provide a Christian atmosphere for homeschool families to achieve personal development and academic success.

SMIC Academy
SMIC Academy is a church school which started in 1997 to help Alabama homeschooling families satisfy our state laws on compulsory attendance (§16-28).   Our full name is Shades Mountain Independent Church Academy.  SMIC Academy is a board-operated school with contract employees under the supervision of SMCC pastoral staff.  Statement of Faith required. HSLDA membership required. We serve families from Central Alabama.
The current administration can be reached through our website.

Solid Rock Christian School
For more information contact 205-383-8767

The Way Home Christian School
Operating in Alabama since 1988, we provide home school administrative services to families throughout the state. Our purpose is simple; we are here to support your adventure in homeschooling. Based in Eva, AL 35621.

Truth and Freedom Academy
Truth and Freedom Home School Academy is a ministry of Truth and Freedom Ministries, Inc. in Decatur, Alabama. We believe that educating our children is the responsibility of the parents, and obtaining a Christian education is an absolute necessity in our society.

Vinemont Christian Academy 
We, as the staff of Vinemont Christian Academy, are still striving to fulfill the God-given call of the original founders to meet each student’s needs in four basic areas. The first area in which we strive to train is spiritual. Our primary desire is for every student to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Vineyard Christian Academy 
Vineyard Christian Academy also referred to as VCA, is a church school ministry of Gadsden Vineyard  Church located in Gadsden, AL.  Our mission is to help parents fulfill the call of God.

Wall Highway Christian Academy
We’re a K-12th grade church school with off-campus teachers.  Our mission is to offer support, encouragement and accountability to home school families as they strive to raise and educate their children.

Whitesburg Christian Academy 
At the Academy, we believe in a Biblically based, college preparatory, classical approach to education that is centered on Jesus Christ.

Church Cover School Lists

Alabama Church Schools
Karen Gibson of Alabama checks these resources every summer.

Alabama Schools and Organizations
List of cover schools, some with links, some without. From NAHE.

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