The ArtQuest School is a private studio founded in 1988 by internationally acclaimed portrait and nature artist Gregory Graham Grant. They provide wholesome developmental arts instruction to exceptional children, teens and adults featuring painting, drawing, color & creative design, jewelry design, and equine growth and learning programs. Approximately 30% of their students are homeschooled. Weekly classes are limited to 10-12 students and may be customized to fit needs of homeschooled groups. (Serving Volusia and Flagler Counties)
Florida Homeschool Curriculum
Below is an alphabetical list of organizations, schools, and co-ops offering curriculum and instruction tailored to homeschoolers in Florida. For additional curriculum providers, see our list of national providers. If you are looking for particular books or homeschool supplies, see our Curriculum Resources section. For a list of retail stores that sell homeschool books and supplies near you, click here.
Arts A Blaze Studio is a Paint Your Own Pottery Studio in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. From pottery and canvas painting to glass fusing, they customize events to fit homeschoolers' needs. They serve both homeschool groups and individual homeschoolers.
Christian College Preparatory Center is a ministry focused on preparing students to excel in college and beyond, contribute to their communities, to lead in a changing society, and grow spiritually. At CCPC, students will attend a physical campus where teachers interact with students online, while campus-based “Learning Coaches” help guide students through Connections Education’s comprehensive online middle and high school curriculum or any other online program that the student is enrolled. CCPC is located in Orlando.
Class Source is a non-profit class program assisting home educating parents to fulfill their responsibilities by locating and securing qualified independent instructors to enrich individual home education programs through lecture and interactive group classes, course work pacing, and accountability. Class Source strives to “equip, edify, and educate” as needed among the home school community in the Tampa Bay area. Class Source also assists parents by providing a community environment in which to interact with like-minded families, engage in small group activities, and form meaningful, God glorifying community connections.
Classical Conversations Tampa Central offers weekly supplemental academic programs taught using the classical model within a biblical world view. They provide a committed Christian community of structure and support, along with great fellowship for the students and parents. (Classical Conversations is a nationwide network of classical, Christian communities providing academic programs, events, and services to local home school communities, parents, and educators.)
Florida Calvert Partner Schools (FCPS) offers the world-renowned Calvert School curriculum tuition-free to Florida students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. FCPS is a statewide consortium of Florida school districts that have partnered with Calvert School to support their virtual school programs. FCPS students learn and grow through a blend of traditional and 21st century resources. Calvert provides FCPS students with not only a proven curriculum, but also expert instructional support systems and online, interactive resources designed to encourage academic excellence.
Florida Virtual School (FLVS) offers full and part-time options for homeschooled and private schooled students in grades 6-12. Florida residents take courses at no cost; non-Florida residents take courses based on tuition rates. Students may take one or more (up to six) courses with FLVS as a supplemental solution while homeschooling or while enrolled at a private school (provided the private school has an affiliation agreement with FLVS). Students enrolled in this program are not required to participate in state mandated assessments and are not issued diplomas.
Florida Virtual School Full Time (FLVS FT) (through a partnership with Connections Academy) is a full-time online public school that serves students in grades K-12. There are specific enrollment periods, and homeschoolers in grades 2-5 must meet specific prior schooling eligibility requirements. Private school students (students enrolled in umbrella schools) are not eligible to take courses under the FLVS FT program. There are two FLVS FT online programs: FLVS FT Public Program and FLVS FT Home Education Program.
Under the FLVS FT Public Program, FLVS FT is the school of record and students take their courses on an August – June schedule, have a standard public school course load, and meet the same public school requirements for attendance, graduation, and standardized test preparation. Students who graduate under this program will be awarded with a High School Diploma.
Under the FLVS FT Home Education Program, students must be registered as homeschoolers with their district school. Students may take up to six courses. Students do not have to participate in state assessments. Students who graduate under this program will be awarded with a Certificate of Completion.