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Knowledge Schools are an affordable online private school for grades K-12. We offer a variety of engaging and award-winning curriculum options, individually customized for each student.
Upon enrollment, you will be connected with one of our curriculum specialists to understand your family’s dynamics, goals, student’s interests, strengths, and struggles. Our curriculum specialist will work with you to select a curriculum and schedule that would best meet the needs of your student. We understand that on occasion, changes to the original plan may be needed! After six weeks of enrollment, our curriculum specialist will have a follow-up meeting with you to review how well your child is excelling with the curriculum and make adjust as needed.
A great benefit to virtual schooling is flexibility! Whether you are traveling the world, heavily involved in sporting or academic competitions, pursuing acting, or invested in learning another trade, Knowledge Schools is here to support your lifestyle. Students can learn anywhere and at any time with our wide variety of self-paced courses that offer teacher support when needed. Although we encourage our students to attend the live virtual lessons (1-2 hours a day), all classes will be recorded and made available to students.
Students would have a mix of virtual lessons with a live teacher and virtual classroom setting, individual online work, and parent supported work every Monday-Thursday. Friday is encouraged for free play with programs and/or family activities.
- K-2nd graders would spend a total of 3 hours per day (Mon-Thur) with additional flex offerings as desired
- 3-5th graders would spend a total of 4 hours per day (Mon-Thur) with additional flex offerings as desired
- 5-8th graders would spend a total of 5 hours per day (Mon-Thur) with additional flex offerings as desired
Knowledge Schools will provide each student with a personal laptop. Parents are required to provide access to reliable internet access. All curriculum will be provided free.
Because we are a private school, state standardized tests are not required. However, we do offer several assessment tools to use to measure progress.
Families receive a variety of curriculum options and flexibility. Each student will also have access to academic mentors to help students succeed. Below are some of the available curricula:
- ALEKS math
- Reading Eggs
- Squiggle Park
- Reflex Math
- Generation Genius
- Scholastic Readers
- Khan Academy
- Headsprout/Raz kids
...and many others!
Grades K-2 will require one hour of parent supported work each school day (Mon-Thur) with roughly half an hour of preparatory time.
Grades 3-8 will require half an hour of parent supported work each school day with roughly 30 minutes of preparatory time.
Type of Involvement
Parent supported work for K-2 would include journal writing, reading lessons, math games and science activities. Parent supported work for grades 3-8 would be narrations, review writing, etc.
We are committed to help you along the way! We offer a robust support team
Field trips are a highlight of our program! We offer monthly field trips to museums and educational centers; as well as student parties and social gatherings. Specific gatherings vary depending on the number of students in an area. We also hold annual student showcases and fairs. These special events are often the most enjoyable moments of the year.