We provide “quarterly” tests in the Lesson Plans, but how long you choose to take to complete a “quarter” is up to you. One of the benefits of homeschooling is the scheduling flexibility it offers. Our Lesson Plans divide the courses into four sections of approximately nine weeks each (36 weeks per grade level). However, you are free to go through the course material as quickly or as slowly as you wish. They are not dated. We send the tests to you with the Lesson Plans.
No. Except for the optional, live online classes, which obviously have to have regularly scheduled class times to meet, there are no deadlines nor time limits in this program. Again, this is home education for home schoolers – not a school per se. To impose deadlines is both unnecessary and arbitrary. Some students complete a whole year’s work in a class in a month – others take two years in some. The parents are the primary educators – after the students themselves – not us.
To build a stronger foundation for your child’s education, the Angelicum Academy offers enrollment at any time of the year. We grade and record all quarterly tests and book report forms for enrolled students. We test on your schedule – we have no deadlines you have to meet. You may send the tests to us at any time of the year. Tests are included in our Lesson Plans, and may be taken when students reach them in their studies. Sending them in for grading is optional and free for enrolled students. Parents have repeatedly told us that our Grading Services have [...]
If you are unsure, simply use our placement tests online. We also allow parents to move their students up a grade (or more) or back, in any subject, whenever they think that advisable. That is a parental decision we respect. We dislike bureaucracies, and try hard not to become one, to the contrary. Whenever possible, our answer to parental questions such as: “Can we do such and such in educating our child?” is “Yes, it’s your decision as the parent.”