Welcome to ECCHO
ECCHO (Ellis County Christian Homeschool Organization) is a multi-denominational Christian support group for homeschooling families in and around Ellis County, Texas, and was founded in 1987. We currently have about 175 member families with children ranging from infants to high schoolers. We typically offer enrichment classes (for high school and lower levels) during the fall and spring, Mom's Night Out, special fall and spring events, and a variety of field trips and community activities.
The homeschool-life website is for ECCHO members only. If you would like to join ECCHO, please click the membership link, fill out the application, and pay the dues. Your membership will be approved within 2-3 days. 2021-2022 dues are $40 for the year, prorated quarterly. If you are joining on or after December 1st, dues are $30. On or after March 1st, dues are $20. Summer membership (on or after June 1st) is $10 and is good through July 31st. You may pay dues conveniently here on the site through Paypal. Just follow the link Pay Dues. If you do not wish to use Paypal, you may mail a check to ECCHO, PO BOX 232, Waxahachie, TX 75168.
If you plan to join, please read our Statement of Faith, Constitution, and Bylaws before registering.
The purpose of ECCHO is to provide fellowship and encouragement to home-educating families in and around the Ellis County, Texas area, and to be a resource for both new and experienced home-educating families.
Our goal is to provide support, information, networking, and social opportunities to local homeschooling families in a safe, Christian environment.