Alliance Homeschool Association

Service Area: Statewide Office Location: 130 Tannery Way, Lexington, SC 29073 Cost: $50.00/Family Applications accepted till April of the current year Member Services: Membership cards, support group activities, members only Facebook group, graduation ceremony. Includes support group. End of year report deadline: not stated Religious Affiliation: none Director contact: Sugar Jeffcoat Email: alliancehomeschool@gmail.com Phone: 803.251.9761 Website: Alliance […]

Greenwood Christian School Home Educators

Greenwood Christian School Home Educators Association (GCSHEA) Service Area: Western half of South Carolina Office Location: P.O. Box 49362 Greenwood, SC, 29649 Cost: $100.00 for the first student $35.00 for each additional student Family cap of 3 students per family ($170.00 family maximum) Open enrollment: Open Enrollment is from June 1 – September 30 Member Services:  […]

Enlightened SC

Service Area: Statewide Office Location: 2153 E Main St., C14 PB#336 Duncan, SC 29334 Cost: $60 Applications accepted year round. Member Services: Members Identification for teachers and students, transcript preparation for all grade levels, High School class ranking, graduation ceremony. Record Keeping Due: June 1, 2016 (12th and 11th grades) June 15, 2016 (10th and […]

CHASC

Service Area: Statewide Office Location: PO Box 51386, Summerville, SC 29485-1386 Cost: $40/family Early registration $5 discount for renewals by July 31. Applications accepted year round. Member services: Membership Letter, newsletter, class ranking. Optional: SCHEA discount, HSLDA discount, Yahoo support groups. Record Keeping Due: May 31 Religious Affiliation: Christian Association.  No statement of faith or […]

Academic Advantage Association

Service Area: Statewide Office Location:   557 Hammett Store Rd, Lyman, SC 29365 Cost: Basic Package–$50 High School–$75 Complete –$100 Applications accepted year round $25 discount for applications between May—August. Member Services: Varies with package deals. Membership card, curriculum consultation, transcript and report card preparation, graduation ceremony, class ranking, Stanford standardized testing and special workshop events. […]

Other Associations

We have limited information on these Other Associations. Contact them to find out more info. Let me know if you have information about any of these organizations. Contact: homeschoolingsc@gmail.com Carolina Foothills Home School Association Director contact: Lisa McAbee, CFHA2@juno.com P.O. Box 1137, Inman, South Carolina 29349 Phone: 864-472-347 Laurens Educational Association (LEARN) Director contact: Phyllis Borden, […]

1 Homeschooling Life

What do homeschoolers do all day? What do they look like? How do they juggle home and school? These are questions that we–homeschoolers– hear all the time. Each of us answers differently depending on educational goals, personality style and individual methods. Do you ever get to go outside? How and where do you find curriculum? […]

Vote Wisely

Elections are coming up and we need to vote wisely. Bear in mind, that we aren’t necessarily trying to choose candidates who will think for us or think like us. We cannot get comfortable and ignore the issues anymore. We ultimately want to elect candidates who will consider our voice and our perspective. Who will […]

Proactive Problem Solving

Decades ago, our homeschooling pioneers won some hard-fought battles to secure our rights to school at home in South Carolina. Since that time, homeschoolers have become comfortable and secure in these rights. As the movement has grown, we have developed differences in educational philosophies, political preferences and religious backgrounds. These differences have contributed to some […]

SC Homeschool Laws

South Carolina Homeschool Code of Laws There are three accountability options in SC which you may use to homeschool. We encourage you to read the code of laws for yourself. Option 1 is through your local school district and is covered in Section 59-65-40. Option 2 is through SCAIHS and is covered in Section 59-65- 45. […]