Welcome to Greater Waco Christian Home Educators
GWCHE is a volunteer, Christian homeschool support group in Waco, Texas. We are dedicated to helping families who have chosen to educate their children at home by providing various opportunities for local homeschooling families. Please take a look at our site to learn more about our organization. We hope that your homeschooling family will be able to join us! If you have any questions please email us at [email protected].
After becoming a member, you will receive full access to our website and calendar.
Registration Closes in June and will re-open July 1 for the new year
(Current Members: Please do not use this for renewing)
Texas Home School Coalition Association
Homeschool Legal Defense Association
Texas Wind Athletics
Brazos Valley Co-op
One Day Academy- Waco
Classical Conversations in Waco
Alpha & Omega Co-op
SHINE Co-op in Gatesville
Waco Homeschool Prom
Cathy Duffy Curriculum Reviews
Rainbow Resource- Online Curriculum Store
They sell a large variety of curriculum. They also offer curriculum packages, both Christian and secular.
Timberdoodle Curriculum Store
They sell complete curriculum packages and individual curriculum.
Christianbook Homeschool Curriculum Store
Mardel Christian store has a variety of homeschool curriculum both online and in our local store (4324 W Waco Dr.)
Homeschool Buyer's Co-op
Homeschool Buyers Co-op Offers Affordable Homeschool Curriculum & Free Resources. Membership is free. There is an option to print free photo student IDs from their site.
One of the largest sites on the web for buying and selling new and used homeschool materials
Teachers Pay Teachers
Lots of free and inexpensive curriculum tools for your homeschool. You can search by age or subject.
Duke Gifted Program
The Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically gifted and talented youth. There is a 4-6th grade and a 7th grade talent search. Parents can sign up their children based on standardized test scores at or above 95th national percentile.
Christian, Charlotte Mason inspired K-12 curriculum
Literature based curriculum. Several grades can be combined.
My Father's World Curriculum
K-12 Christian homeschool curriculum that combines Charlotte Mason's ideas, classical education, and unit studies with a biblical worldview and global focus. Several grades can be combined.
The Good and the Beautiful Curriculum
multi-level curriculum that incorporates stories and hands-on activities and encourages good morals
Heart of Dakota
A Christian, Charlotte Mason oriented curriculum that can be used with multiple ages at the same time.
Tapestry of Grace
A Christian unit study curriculum that covers most of the major subject areas for students K-12.
Gather Round Homeschool
A Christian unit-study program that can be used with children from PK- 12.
Simply Charlotte Mason
They show you how to confidently teach your whole family together using the Charlotte Mason method, living books, and their open-and-go daily plans.
Five in a Row
A literature-based unit study curriculum for Pre-K through 8th grade.
A free homeschool curriculum that uses Charlotte Mason's classically-based principles.
Abeka (has online options)
Traditional, textbook based curriculum. They have an option of video courses and an online accredited school.
BJU (has online options)
Traditional, textbook based curriculum. They have an option of video courses both online and dvd, however it is not an accredited school. The online option saves time by letting students access tests and quizzes online and grading them as soon as they are completed.
Christian Liberty Press (has online option)
They offer full-grade-level curriculum packages, individual items, and testing services. Also has online option- CLASS Homeschools (homeschools.org)
Easy Peasy- Free Online Curriculum
A complete, free Christian K-12 online curriculum. You’ll need paper, pencil, etc. and some minor supplies.
AOP Curriculum (has online option)
This includes Horizons workbook curriculum, LIFEPAC's student-paced curriculum, Switched on Schoolhouse computer-based curriculum, and Monarch's online curriculum. They also offer an accredited online academy.
Independent, Bible-based K–12 curriculum. Students work through paces independently.
The Well-Trained Mind Curriculum (has online options)
Well-Trained Mind homeschool curriculum includes works by Susan Wise Bauer as well as other classical history and classical resources... including Story of the World, First Language Lessons, and Writing with Ease. They also offer online classes through the Well-Trained Mind Academy.
A well-used publisher for Christian science curriculum. They also have some Bible and Worldview curriculum.
Science Shepherd Christian Homeschool Curriculum was developed by a homeschool dad, Dr. Scott Hardin, who experienced firsthand the need for quality higher level science curricula for the homeschool community.
A Christian Curriculum that Combines History, Bible, and Literature
Mystery of History
A chronological, Christian, complete world history curriculum in 4 Volumes. All grades can be combined.
Beautiful Feet Books
Charlotte Mason-inspired history and literature curriculum
Veritas Press (has online option)
Classical, Christian curriculum in three different options: parent taught, self-paced, or live, online classes.
Critical Thinking Company
The award-winning Critical Thinking Company publishes PreK-12+ books and software to develop critical thinking. They also offer full curriculum.
Institute for Excellence in Writing
The IEW Writing curriculum by Andrew Pudewa is a homeschool writing curriculum that will instruct you on how to effectively teach writing, from the basics of paragraphs through advanced essays.
Essentials in Writing
Video based homeschool writing curriculum for your home school with an online grading option for 7-12th grades
Easy Grammar Systems is a leading publisher for grammar curriculum that is “Easy to Teach, Easy to Learn, Easy to Remember!”
All About Learning Press
All About Reading and All About Spelling Programs
Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons
A well-loved curriculum for teaching your child to read
DIVE Interactive Education
E-learning courses for Math (Shormann and Saxon) and Science. Live online math classes are also available.
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Historic Waco Foundation is excited to offer 4 Traveling Trunks that dive into a variety of topics related to Waco history! ...(see more)
We are open for individual campus visits! We are a private Christian university located in Belton...(see more)
The Youth Chorus of Central Texas is a choral arts organization for young people in Waco...(see more)
Vertical Journey Martial Arts exists for the purpose of helping people reach a higher personal potential ...(see more)
Music & Arts is your one stop shop for music lessons, instrument rentals, repairs, musical instruments...(see more)
Christian Scouting Organizations charted in Waco...(see more)
The W. R. Poage Legislative Library is a Congressional library that houses archival materials...(see more)
Joy Howard (aka the Learning Mentor) offers math tutoring, homeschool coaching, and ...(see more)
The Heart of Texas Regional History Fair is an annual competition in February...(see more)
Whether it be a field trip to the Zoo for an education day or hosting a special birthday party, we have lots of options at Cameron Park Zoo for outdoor learning opportunities...(see more)
Locally owned Roller Skating locations in Waco. Great for group events, birthday parties, group meetings, fitness classes, and FUN! Homeschool Skate at Bellmead starting back in August on Fridays from 2pm - 4pm...(see more)
Get a free library card today and check out all the services offered...(see more)
The Mayborn Museum a natural science and cultural history museum that also boasts a beautiful historic village on the banks of the Brazos...(see more)
One Day Academy offers high quality, preparatory education with degreed professional instructors in a Christian setting ...(see more)
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Creative virtual classes taught by a certified teacher that will inspire, challenge, and engage students for success and learning fun!
Aranza Torres, Recruiter and Dual Credit Advisor at McLennan Community College ...(see more)
Texas State Technical College is an accredited public two-year technical college ... (see more)
Howard Payne University is a Christ-centered, close-knit academic community located in the heart of Texas ...(see more)
We pinpoint your child’s learning needs, meet them where they are, and take them where they need to go...(see more)
Regional Science Fair competition - probably virtual in 2021
For more info: www.ctsef.org
Classical Conversations(CC) offers support, equipping, and community to families home educating in the classical, Christian model...(see more)
The Center for Western Studies is a gap year program in Memphis, TN where students come to study the history of Western civilization through a Christian perspective...(see more)
Gymnastics- We offer a $10 discount/month for attending homeschool classes...(see more)
A low budget co-op based on the Biblical idea that the body of Christ should bless one another with the gifts and talents that God has given us and encourage each other in the calling of home schooling...see more
A Christian organization that meets each Friday, September thru April, and offers affordable academic and enrichment classes for homeschoolers pre-K – 12th grade ... (see more)
The GWCHE Virtual Resource Fair is coming soon! We will be highlighting area homeschool resources for 2-3 weeks. Beginning on July 27, each day we will post a new resource.
We are a nonprofit organization here to support homeschoolers in Central Texas. We welcome your financial support!