Community Bible Church Christian Homeschoolers

Academic Advantage is a 3rd Option Accountability group in South Carolina. Here’s a look at some of the services they offer. Note: The information provided here is for reference only. The association prices and services may have changed since this post was updated.  Community Bible Church Christian Academy Service Area: Beaufort Area Office Location: P.O. Box […]

The Academy Of Home Education

Service Area: Statewide Office location: 1700 Wade Hampton Blvd. Greenville, SC 29614 Cost: $75 application fee, plus the annual administrative fee upon acceptance: First Student $175, Second Student $140, Each Additional Student $125 Member Services: Membership documents, newsletters, report card/transcript preparation, guidance/consultation, required annual standardized testing, graduation, Earn “Cash for College” credits toward degree from […]

SAFE in HEARLD5

Service Area: Lexington, Richland and surrounding counties Office Location: P.O. Box 1743, Irmo, SC 29063 Cost: $5/student $25/high school family, plus membership in HEARLD5 Support group & HSLDA (required) Applications deadline: Sept 1. Member Services: Membership documents, class ranking, support group. Optional transcript preparation Record Keeping Due: 90-day form due February 15; 180-day form due […]

Homeward Education Association

Service Area: Statewide Office Location: 6 Professional Court, Sumter, SC 29150 Office hours: Monday through Thursday 1 pm until 5 pm Cost: $30 per student $60.00 maximum per family High school fees: $30 Applications close for the current year in April Member Services: Membership documents, minimal phone and email support, class ranking, graduation ceremony, lending […]

Carolina Homeschooler

Carolina Homeschooler is a 3rd Option Accountability group in South Carolina. Here’s a look at some of the services they offer. Note: The information provided here is for reference only. The association prices and services may have changed since this post was updated.  Carolina Homeschooler Service Area: Statewide Office location: Virtual organization, email support only (usually answered […]

At Home in the Lowcountry Homeschool Association

At Home in the Lowcountry is a 3rd Option Accountability group in South Carolina. Here’s a look at some of the services they offer. Note: The information provided here is for reference only. The association prices and services may have changed since this post was updated. At Home In the Lowcountry Service Area: Statewide Office Location: 143 […]

What is SCHEA?

What is SCHEA anyway? South Carolina Homeschool Educator’s Association is a statewide support network. Their nickname is their initials which are pronounced as a word: “SKEE-uh.” “Associations” is a buzz word in South Carolina homeschooling that usually indicates 3rd option accountability organization. But, SCHEA considers themselves a statewide support group and does not provide 3rd option accountability. […]

REACH the TOP (RTT)

This post was proofread by Grammarly “REACH the TOP (RTT) is exclusively for members of REACH support group. By keeping RTT under the REACH umbrella, we limit our group geographically and encourage our membership to be local. We don’t think we can adequately service homeschoolers from every corner of the state. If we all belong to […]

Equal Access Law in South Carolina

Read the Equal Access Law for yourself. I’ve highlighted the most important points for homeschoolers to know. Click here to read more about the process for How to Participate in Equal Access. The original source can also be found here: SC Code of Laws Title 59 Education, Chapter 63 Pupils Generally, Section 100 59-63-100 Participation in […]

Piedmont Home Educators’ Association

“Formed in 1997, Piedmont Home Educators’ Association (PHEA) is one of the oldest associations in South Carolina and is well known and respected throughout the state. The ladies that run PHEA are all veteran home schoolers who have personal experience in home schooling students who range from special needs to Palmetto Fellows scholars. We bring […]