CATHOLIC CURRICULUM: COMPLETE PROGRAMS (including online classes)
Angelicum Academy offers a complete, home study curriculum including all subjects. We offer various online classes for grades 1st -12th as well. In 9th grade, and up, all students are encouraged to begin our Great Books Program. Each week, students and two of our moderators meet online for a live, two-hour discussion of the Great Books reading. Our four-year Great Books Program may be taken for high school credit or college credit by homeschoolers and all others. Great Books students may earn their accredited Associate’s degree by 12th grade.
Catholic Heritage Curricula
While CHC offers complete programs with lesson plans at each grade level, ours is not a 'pre-packaged' curriculum. Rather, CHC's plans and guides are constructed to allow maximum choice and flexibility to fit your student, while at the same time providing a complete education. Preschool - grade 8.
Classical Liberal Arts Academy
Classical Liberal Arts Academy is the only source of true classical education for Catholic homeschool families. K-12 program in the true classical/Jesuit model.
Homeschool Connections seeks to use technology to enhance a homeschool family's educational efforts by providing them two types of online classes. First, we offer live, interactive courses that meet in real time. Second, we offer recorded, independent-learning courses that can be taken on your schedule and at your pace. Our instructors are college professors or working professionals. Courses are available for all subjects from math to science, from literature to writing, from theology to philosophy, and so much more.
Kolbe Academy Catholic Curriculum Program
In loyalty to the Magisterium, guided by the Ignatian principles of education, under the principle of subsidiarity, the mission of Kolbe Academy is to assist the home educator in forming classically educated young men and women according to the unbroken tradition and teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. K-12 program.
A free Catholic curriculum and resource guide for those homeschooling using the methodology of Charlotte Mason.
Mother of Divine Grace
A Catholic Distance Education Program Dedicated to Helping Homeschoolers Design Their Own Classical Curriculum. K-12 program.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Online Courses for Catholics
The L.P.H. Resource Center offers high-quality, low-cost online classes for Catholic homeschoolers.
The idea behind it was to duplicate, as much as possible, what used to be done in person at the L.P.H. Resource Center in Pennsylvania, but now over the internet. The courses here are intended for students in grades 4 - 8, but there are always more than a few high-school homeschoolers who also take classes here.
Our Lady of Victory
Our Lady of Victory home study program was founded in 1977 by Roman Catholic laymen and was the first Catholic home school program established in the country. From the beginning, OLVS stressed Religion as the common thread throughout the curriculum, with an accent on the history of the Church. We have also emphasized the importance of good Catholic literature, and we are revising our Music program to teach young children the appreciation of Folk, Classical, and Sacred Music, including polyphony and chant.
Wherever the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass is discussed, you will find our materials always refer to the Latin Tridentine Mass, as promulgated by Pope St. Pius V. K-12 program.
Seton Homeschool Curriculum
Seton is an accredited school assisting homeschooling parents by providing an academically excellent and authentically Catholic K - 12 curriculum.
St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
"St. Thomas Aquinas Academy is an independent homeschool program established in 1995... we offer a twelve year Catholic liberal arts curriculum for the home schooling family... Our program gently prepares the child to learn from the great books and understand the great ideas essential to that same work of integrating faith with reason. A classical presentation of English and Latin grammar, the arts and sciences and a cyclical study of the grand eras of western civilization--Greek, Roman, Old World and New--guides the student through the historical and literary masterpieces that for centuries have inspired students to such noble academic effort."
CATHOLIC HOMESCHOOLING RESOURCES
The American Catholic History Classroom
The American Catholic History Classroom is a continuously-updated primary document site featuring a range of materials related to the American Catholic experience. Aimed at both educators and researchers, the Classroom currently has six fully-developed websites on a range of topics that can be fit into existing curricula.
The Glory of America series; Club guides and material for the Little Flowers Girls' Club and the Blue Knights Club for Boys; Little Women Hospitality Program; For The Love Of Literature (compendium of literature).
A publisher dedicated to putting good literature into children's hands by re-printing quality books from the earlier part of the 20th century. BB publishes tried and true historical fiction, adventure tales, biographies, and family stories which help children and young adults expand their imagination and understand the past.
CHC FREE Catholic homeschooling supplemental resources
Free Catholic Curricula & Resources! All the materials are available for free download in PDF format. Use is restricted to individual families only. Commercial use is strictly prohibited. Documents include Language Arts, Heroes of the Holocaust, Catholics in American History, How-to-draw, Vocations, Coloring pages and activities, Religion activities and handouts, and Earth Science maps.
Emmanuel Books offers homeschool coaching, History Worth Remembering Timeline sets, Reclaim the Saints Activity sets, and individual subject lesson plans.
Faith Folders - Lapbooks for Catholics
Faith Folders are lapbooks which are Catholic-based and are used to teach and spread the Catholic Faith. They are sold as a digital product to be downloaded as a pdf file by the customer, or can be purchased on CD-ROM.
"Our mission is to publish quality literature study guides, historical novels, and language art resources with a distinctly Catholic perspective.
In our literature guides you will find discussion topics, writing prompts, and art activities that draw out literary themes and help students connect with the stories.
Our novels and language arts resources reflect the truth and beauty of the Catholic faith and integrate fine art and literature with the study of composition and language."
History Links: Unit Studies for Catholic families
These unit studies focus on integrated learning organized around historical eras. There are currently nine units which cover Creation through Early Medieval periods, along with the General Studies unit.
An Introduction to Traditional Logic is a video (DVD or digital) based course for high school students and adults.
Favorite Resources for Catholic Homeschoolers and others who "love to learn"
Midwest Theological Forum
Publishers of the Didache high school religion texts
RC History—Living History for Catholic Families
A Catholic, chronological, literature-based history program for the whole family. Over four volumes, the Connecting With History program integrates history, geography, bible studies, church history, literature, composition, arts & crafts, and more! The program is for grades 1-12 with assignments for 4 different age levels.
St. Anne's Helper
Resources to help you teach the Catholic faith using the Baltimore catechism; printables, coloring pages and worksheets; audio catechism downloads.
The Catholic Textbook Project
Catholic history textbooks for grades 5-12. Publisher of Sea To Shining Sea, Light To The Nations, etc.
The Story of America Curriculum
Ready-To-Use graphic organizers and lapbook kits, including custom kits to use with Catholic History Textbook Project's Sea To Shining Sea.
CATHOLIC HOMESCHOOLING-RELATED FORUMS/BLOGS
The Homeschooling Saints Podcast
Sponsored by Homeschool Connections, this is a podcast that helps you create the homeschool you love for the people you love.
GENERAL CATHOLIC RESOURCES (including publishers)
Catholic Playground is a family apostolate that began by creating dot-to-dots and coloring pages. They have expanded to create coloring pages, activity pages, recipes and more. Browse by month to see all pages for a particular month.
CNS Movie Reviews
The Media Review Office of Catholic News Service (CNS) is responsible for assessing motion pictures, television programs, home entertainment, video games and comic books, and assigning a classification indicating the work’s appropriate audience -- or flagging it as unsuitable for all.
Douay-Rheims Catholic Bible online
The Douay-Rheims translation of the Bible along with the Latin Vulgate.
Holy Name Retreat Center in Houston
Holy Name Passionist Retreat Center exists to provide hospitality, healing, compassion, and opportunities for spiritual growth for all people. Located off I-10 in west Houston, the retreat center offers men's, women's, married couples, and silent retreats.
Miles Christi Religious Order-retreats
These priests come to Houston regularly to direct Ignatian Spiritual Retreats for men and for women.
The Spiritual Exercises are a weekend silent retreat with spiritual talks and time for personal meditation in silence. The spiritual conferences are preached by the priests of Miles Christi, according to the method and the principles of St. Ignatius of Loyola.
Apart from the conferences and time for prayer, each day there will also be Holy Mass, Holy Rosary, and opportunity for confessions.
As experience has shown throughout the centuries, the Spiritual Exercises have proven to be an excellent means of conversion and sanctification. In addition, the Magisterium of the Church has commended them numerous times.
National Shrine website
Welcome to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception online!
New American Bible Revised Edition, online
The New American Bible, Revised Edition (NABRE) and the readings for the mass from the USCCB website.
New Jerusalem Bible online
"The New Jerusalem Bible (NJB) is a Catholic translation of the Bible published in 1985. The New Jerusalem Bible (NJB) has become the most widely used Roman Catholic Bible outside of the United States. It has the imprimatur of Cardinal George Basil Hume.
Like its predecessor, the Jerusalem Bible, the New Jerusalem Bible (NJB) version is translated "directly from the Hebrew, Greek or Aramaic." The 1973 French translation, the Bible de Jerusalem, is followed only "where the text admits to more than one interpretation." Introductions and notes, with some modifications, are taken from the Bible de Jerusalem."
A Catholic publishing company with a category for Children's & Homeschooling books plus a great selection of $5 books. Publishers of "The Story of Civilization" a 4-volume history set similar to the Story of the World.
GENERAL HOMESCHOOLING RESOURCES
Beginnings Publishing Hands-On Science
Science curricula written and published by a homeschooling father and scientist consisting of a two-year, textbook-driven, lab-based curriculum for grades 7-9, and a lab-based high school level chemistry course.
Donna Young Homeschool Resources and Printables
This website now requires a paid subscription in order to print homeschool planners, household planners, Calendars, handwriting lessons, printable worksheets and much more.
Home Science Tools
Home Science Tools is a resource for parents, teachers, and kids who want a better experience with hands-on science.
Homeschool Printing Company
We are a no-frills operation, and if it's a PDF, we can print! We can do homeschool materials, eBooks, worksheets, etc. We can do all of these in color, B&W, single- or double-sided! As long as it is click-and-print ready (nothing complicated/complex), we can do it!
History and geography materials, including timelines, outline maps and curricula.
Seterra World Geography
This is an excellent, free site that offers online quizzes about countries, capitals, flags, oceans, lakes and more to improve world geography knowledge! It also has printable maps both labeled and blank versions.
Shormann Math offers self-paced, high school math courses, using video instruction for every lesson with interactive homework, quizzes, and exams. All work is automatically graded and there are video solutions for every homework question. Q&A support with Dr. Shormann is also available.
The lessons are based on John Saxon's methods of incremental "bite-sized" lessons with continual review of previously learned concepts. Geometry is integrated into the Algebra courses.
Bay Area Performing Arts Co-op
A performing arts co-op offering Choir, Band, Music theory, Recorder, Drama, Dance, Art, and beginning Piano. The Co-op currently meets on Thursdays at Hope Church on Pineloch.
Queen of Saints Catholic Homeschool Co-op
A Catholic Co-op meeting at St. Hyacinth Church in Deer Park on Wednesdays. The Co-op offers history for the whole family using the Connecting With History program, and science classes for grades 1-12.
A Christian homeschool co-op that offers a variety of core, supplemental, and elective classes to support you in your homeschooling journey. It currently meets on Fridays at University Baptist Church in Clear Lake.
LOCAL AND STATE HOMESCHOOLING RESOURCES
Canoeing lessons taught by Kathi Derrick. Classes are located in Dickinson.
High school math classes using Saxon textbooks taught by Peter Derrick in the Friendswood and Sugar Land areas.
HEP Bookstore offers consulting, seminars and workshops, and custom designed high school diplomas. It also sells the books and other items needs by the students who take classes at HEP TX.
Serving Eta Sigma Alpha National Home School Honor Society and the National Home School Science Honor Society, the HEP Bookstore carries honor society shawls, patches, graduation items, t-shirts, jewelry, and related honor society products.
The mission of HEP of Texas is to be "a partnership between homeschooling families and educational opportunities." As such, HEP offers university-style classes for the homeschooled student, a K - 12 classical school, and extra curricular activities such as prom, homecoming, yearbook, and a chapter in the national homeschool honor society.
Texas Home School Coalition
THSC, a 501(c)(3) educational organization, is the state support organization. Its mission is to serve and inform the home school community and promote home education in Texas. Its work is supported by tax-deductible contributions of individuals and families.
The Homeschool Store
The largest source of new and used homeschool materials in Texas. The store also buys used homeschool materials from customers.
Located on the NW side of Houston (249 and BW 8).
HIGH SCHOOL/COLLEGE INFORMATION
Everything you need to know about the ACT test.
Classic Learning Test (CLT)
The Classic Learning Test (CLT) is the new standard for college entrance exams. The CLT is designed for high school students and also serves as an end-of-grade assessment for secondary schools. Students take the CLT on a computer or tablet and receive same-day test results.
The CLT10 is the official preparatory exam for the CLT. It is primarily offered to 9th- and 10th-grade students. The CLT10 provides scholarship opportunities through the National Association of Scholars. Scholarships are only available to 9th- and 10th-grade students.
The CLT8 is an end-of-grade assessment tool designed for 8th-grade students as they prepare for high school. It is designed as an aid for school administrators, teachers, and parents as they help students achieve grade-level academic benchmarks.
In addition to accepting the CLT as a college entrance exam, some colleges and universities offer scholarships based on results of the CLT.
Harmel Academy of the Trades
Harmel Academy of the Trades is a post-secondary institution where men will learn how to become technical experts in a skilled trade, while also being personally developed in their Catholic Faith. Located in Grand Rapids, MI, we seek to set a new standard for Catholic and technical education.
Helping parents homeschool high school.
Fast Transcripts tracks high school courses via online record keeping and helps you produce an official transcript with auto-calculation for determining yearly and cumulative GPAs. Send secure transcripts to colleges and universities from our Homeschool Clearinghouse.
Intercollegiate Studies Institute
The Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) is a non-profit, non-partisan, tax-exempt educational organization whose purpose is to further in successive generations of college students a better understanding of the values and institutions that sustain a free and humane society.
The Newman Society
Founded in 1993, the mission of The Cardinal Newman Society is to help renew and strengthen Catholic identity in Catholic higher education. Publishers of "The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College: What to Look For and Where to Find It". This resource profiles over 20 faithful Catholic colleges and universities, as well as provides several excellent, thought-provoking essays for college-bound Catholics.
SAT test website
Everything you need to know about the SAT.
WEBSITES FOR BUYING/SELLING HOMESCHOOL CURRICULA
The Homeschool Buyers Co-op
Combines the purchasing power of thousands of homeschooling families around the country to give homeschoolers the same purchasing clout as school districts.
Well-Trained Mind Sale & Swap Board
Well Trained Mind forums has this area for buying and selling used curricula. NOTE: YOU MUST HAVE 50 POSTS IN ORDER TO LIST ITEMS FOR SALE. NO DEALER POSTS. This is not a Catholic website.