K-12 Grade

Question & Answers you may have

FAQ

 

 

Q Is homeschooling legal?

A Yes. Homeschooling has always been legal in all 50 states. Currently about two-thirds of the states have specific laws authorizing and regulating homeschooling. Preschoolers may legally operate as a small private school or provide 'equivalent instruction.' The details vary considerably from state to state and opinions about the law vary from district to district. It is important that before starting a Satellite, or Home school program that you review your individual state requirements. Please refer to www.youcanhomeschool.org for more information.

Q Do I need a teaching degree to Home school?

A No. Dedication, commitment and hard work - not special training - have proven to produce outstanding educational results in the home school setting. Anyone willing to dedicate their time, and with the assistance of a Home school program such as eipcs, can successfully home school any child.

Q What about my child's special needs?

A Thousands of families are homeschooling children whose special needs range from those with are active in sports, acting and other careers to those with Attention Deficit Disorder or severe multiple handicaps. Parents often find that when they bring these children home to be educated, they make significant progress with the personal, one on one attention. It has been proven that children function best in a organized, structured environment with fewer distractions. Homeschooling usually proves to be the answer.

Q How much time does it take?

A  A lot less than you think! Home school students proceed at their own pace. In the younger grades, parents and children often find they only need 3 hours to accomplish their work for the day. This leaves many hours for activities and educational field trips. High School students usually finish all their work - including research papers, essays and special assignments working 4-6 hours per day.

Q What about socialization?

A Research has found that most home schooled students are involved in a wide variety of outside activities. These students interact with a broad spectrum of people of all ages, and make positive contributions to their communities. Experience has shown that preschoolers are well socialized and able to make lasting friendships across age and cultural divides.

Q Will my child receive official report cards?

A Our Home school graduates closely parallel their public school counterparts-about two-thirds go on to post-secondary education, and one-third directly into the job market. Students who chose the Standard Diploma have the option to dual enroll during their High School years, and go on to complete 2-4 year degrees at community colleges around the county. Many of our students who have chosen the High Honors and Scholar Diploma choices have gone on to four year universities, including Harvard and Yale. Please see Achievements.

Q Does eipcs Schools offer formal graduation ceremonies?

A Yes! At the end of May each year, eipcs has a formal cap and gown diploma ceremony for all students. Home school and Satellite students from around the world are encouraged and invited to participate in this special event with their families. Formal initiations are mailed to Seniors in March.

Q What about a diploma choice for students who just want to graduate, yet do not have plans to attend college? A Many home schooled teens supplement their education with community college classes, taking over the direction of their education much earlier than other kids their age.

Q Eipcs schools offers electives in Bible, Spanish, French, Art, Music, Shop, Home Economics, Health, Computers and Personal Development, Physical Education and Community Service.

A The Curriculum Director can assist students in choosing and creating elective studies. On the K-8th grade level, art, music, PE, and Spanish can all be typical elective classes.

Q Can I have contact with a certified teacher if I need help?

A Yes. Eipcs schools offer tutoring on site for Florida residents, and the Curriculum Director can always be reached at eipcs@hotmail.com She is available for questions, services, additional web site assistance, etc.FAQ

Q Is homeschooling legal?

A Yes. Homeschooling has always been legal in all 50 states. Currently about two-thirds of the states have specific laws authorizing and regulating homeschooling. Preschoolers may legally operate as a small private school or provide 'equivalent instruction.' The details vary considerably from state to state and opinions about the law vary from district to district. It is important that before starting a Satellite, or Home school program that you review your individual state requirements. Please refer to www.youcanhomeschool.org for more information.

Q Do I need a teaching degree to Home school?

A No. Dedication, commitment and hard work - not special training - have proven to produce outstanding educational results in the home school setting. Anyone willing to dedicate their time, and with the assistance of a Home school program such as eipcs, can successfully home school any child.

Q What about my child's special needs?

A Thousands of families are homeschooling children whose special needs range from those with are active in sports, acting and other careers to those with Attention Deficit Disorder or severe multiple handicaps. Parents often find that when they bring these children home to be educated, they make significant progress with the personal, one on one attention. It has been proven that children function best in a organized, structured environment with fewer distractions. Homeschooling usually proves to be the answer.

Q How much time does it take?

A A lot less than you think! Home school students proceed at their own pace. In the younger grades, parents and children often find they only need 3 hours to accomplish their work for the day. This leaves many hours for activities and educational field trips. High School students usually finish all their work - including research papers, essays and special assignments working 4-6 hours per day.

Q What about socialization?

A Research has found that most home schooled students are involved in a wide variety of outside activities. These students interact with a broad spectrum of people of all ages, and make positive contributions to their communities. Experience has shown that preschoolers are well socialized and able to make lasting friendships across age and cultural divides.

Q Will my child receive official report cards?

A Yes. Every student enrolled in our Private School, Satellite, or Home school program will receive official report cards every 9 weeks. The final report card will reflect final course grade, with notations of pass/fail to the next grade. Students are able to receive an "Incomplete - and make up missing work due to long term illnesses or special circumstances. Once all work has been completed, the final grade on the report card will be edited to reflect the proper score.

Q How do I track my child's progress?

A Eipcs offers excellent progress tracking through MyGradebook.com for tracking students progress, for special assignments such as book reports, and contact with Certified Teachers. Once parents send in home school and Satellite school required tests, quizzes and papers, grades will be input into the Mygradebook.com site for monitoring. This is an excellent communication tool only provided at Eipcs Schools!

Q Will my child receive an official transcripts?

A Yes. Students will receive an, official Florida State transcripts for the purpose of transferring to another private or public school, or at the time of graduation and issuance of their official diplomas. All records are maintained by CHC Private Schools and Christian Home school co-op until a written request by another school or by a parent is made.

Q Will my child be able to attend college with a eipcs Diploma?

A Our Home school graduates closely parallel their public school counterparts-about two-thirds go on to post-secondary education, and one-third directly into the job market. Students who chose the Standard Diploma have the option to dual enroll during their High School years, and go on to complete 2-4 year degrees at community colleges around the county. Many of our students who have chosen the High Honors and Scholar Diploma choices have gone on to four year universities, including Harvard and Yale. Please see Achievements.

Q Does eipcs Schools offer formal graduation ceremonies?

A Yes! At the end of May each year, eipcs has a formal cap and gown diploma ceremony for all students. Home school and Satellite students from around the world are encouraged and invited to participate in this special event with their families. Formal initiations are mailed to Seniors in March.

Q What about a diploma choice for students who just want to graduate, yet do not have plans to attend college?

Students needing a high school diploma, regardless of their age can take advantage of our Basic Diploma which is based on 5 credits of vocational training.

A This is NOT a GED equivalent, but a official Diploma option. Because it does not meet the standard diploma credits in English, Math and History, however, it is not recommended for college bound students.

Q What about electives and extra courses?

A Many home-schooled teens supplement their education with community college classes, taking over the direction of their education much earlier than other kids their age.

Q Eipcs schools offers electives in Bible, Spanish, French, Art, Music, Shop, Home Economics, Health, Computers and Personal Development, Physical Education and Community Service.

A The Curriculum Director can assist students in choosing and creating elective studies. On the K-8th grade level, art, music, PE, and Spanish can all be typical elective classes.

Q Can I have contact with a certified teacher if I need help?

A Yes. eipcs schools offer tutoring on site for Florida residents, and the Curriculum Director can always be reached at chcprivateschool@aol.com. She is available for questions, services, additional web site assistance, etc.

Q In the event that a student is having difficulty with the chosen curriculum, a custom designed subject curriculum can be put together for your child on a need be basis.

A How do I get started in one of eipcs programs?

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If you are a Brevard County, Florida resident, contact one of our Campus Administrators. See Locations for additional information. If you are interested in the Satellite and/or Home school options, fill out the enrollment form and send in the registration fee today! A representative will contact you within 48 business hours to help you get started.

Please note: If you setup a recurring payment via PayPal it is YOUR responsibility to cancel the payments if you terminate your enrollment.

You can always E-mail us AT eipcs@hotmail.com

 

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is to build a community of learners who desire a quality educational alternative to traditional teaching. Educate in a Christ centered environment with emphasis on smaller classrooms, one on one tutoring, group teaching, and hands on learning with innovated educational technology. Educators Inc. Private School is fully accredited and associated with 3 accreditating agencies, NAPHS - ACPSA - NCACS