Homeschool Groups: FLORIDA
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Local & State homeschool groups or organizations in FLORIDA
FLORIDA PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY AGENCY
Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA)
7682 Municipal Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
Contact: Pam Venezia
The Florida Parent-Educators Association (FPEA) exists solely to serve homeschooling families in Florida. The FPEA executes that mission through support for the legal right to homeschool, local school board education and interaction, support group networking, a state convention, local conferences and events, informative communications, and most importantly, by giving individual encouragement. Publish the bi-monthly newsletter The Almanac. Annual membership in the FPEA is $28/individual - $18/group discounts.
7208 Amhurst Way, Clearwater, FL 33764
Contact: Pat Carter
Phone: (727) 531-2481
Fax: (727) 531-6491
Allendale Academy is a private school registered with the Florida Dept. of Education, serving homeschoolers across the country. We began in 1985, and offer record keeping services, official transcripts, diplomas, curriculum suggestions and recommendations, and college prep advice.
Alternative Education Institute, Inc. (AEI)
Amy's Christian Home School Network
Based in Orlando, FL
Contact: Emily O'Neill
Phone: (407) 858-1562
We are a Christian-based homeschool support group covering the Orange and Osceola county areas. We offer Monthly Newsletters, Co-ops, Park Days, Debate Teams, Bowling Clubs, Ice Skating Clubs and much more! We provide information to assist you in your child's annual evaluation through a certified teacher or by annual testing. Our Annual Membership fees are $30.00.
Atrium School, Inc.
Bendt Family Ministries
333 Rio Vista Court, Tampa, FL 33604
Contact: Valerie Lynn Bendt
Phone: (813) 238-3721
Bradenton Preparatory Academy
7900 40th Ave. W., Bradenton, FL 34209
Contact: Dr. Susan Hedgcock
Phone: (941) 792-7838
Fax: (941) 798-9928
Offering a SACS accredited online program, and recognized by the Department of Education and all school districts as an accredited alternative to the traditional classroom.
Brevard Christian Home Educators (BCHE)
P.O. Box 39, Sharpes, FL 32959
Phone/Fax: (321) 635-8008
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Broward Christian Homeschoolers (BCH), Inc.
1215 Lincoln Street, Hollywood, FL 33019
Contact: Martha Kernohan
Phone: (954) 920-2530
Fax: (954) 920-3729
BCH strives to provide support, fellowship and encouragement to homeschooling families and those interested in home education. We have activities and events for elementary students as well as for teens, such as a formal prom, holiday/craft parties, movie night, beach day, field trips, talent show, educational classes, informative speakers and much more.
Broward County Homeschool Parent Support Group
9241 NW 24th Court, Sunrise, FL 33322
Contact: Kelly Fifelski
Phone: (954) 938-5442
A Christian-led organization, we have been providing support, encouragement, information and fellowship to homeschoolers in Broward County for 23 years through monthly meetings, field trips, educational activities, an active teen group, and much more.
Caloosa Homeschoolers Support Group & Private School
P.O. Box 152442, Cape Coral, FL 33915-2442
Contact: Melonie Busch
Phone: (239) 458-4249
Fax: (815) 331-0667
Free support group membership! Resource for homeschoolers in Lee County, FL. Online calendar of activities and events and Yahoo Group for notifications of updates. We also offer a private school covering for homeschoolers in Florida with various levels of service.
4843 Randee Circle, Pensacola, FL 32526
Phone: (850) 455-6943
Capers is a homeschool support group serving primarily the Northwest Florida region, but we have members throughout the US. The services we offer to our members include field trips, newsletters, weekly classes, and club meetings (such as 4-H).
Castle Oak Academy
Catholic Homeschoolers of South Dade
141 NW 19th St, Homestead, FL 33030
Phone: (305) 247-6159
Christian Home Educators Association (CHEA) Inc. of Marion County
P.O. Box 832124, Ocala, FL 34483-2124
Contact: Nancy Thomas
Phone: (352) 351-CHEA (2432)
Our mission within CHEA is to provide Christian support to homeschooling families in Marion County through information, assistance, encouragement, and fellowship by providing a variety of educational, social, and extracurricular opportunities.
Christian Home Educators of Central Florida
Christian Institute of Arts & Sciences (CIAS)
6100-H West Fairfield Drive, Pensacola, Florida 32506
Contact: Julie or Mary Beth Jones
Phone: (850) 457-4058
Fax: (850) 458-5132
CIAS is a private school designed to provide a structured organization for parents who want their children to have the benefits of home education with the advantage of enrollment in a private Christian school. Northwest Florida Panhandle: Escambia, Santa Rosa, & Okaloosa Counties.
Christian Victory Academy of Central Florida, Inc.
P.O. Box 721436, Orlando, FL 32872
Contact: Paula or Lynn
Phone: (407) 281-6244">
CVA is a non-traditional K-12 private school for homeschoolers, offering selected classes each year. CVA activities include park days, field trips, Mom's Night Out, Christmas craft day, Formal Christmas banquet, Daddy-daughter dance, SAT testing and a graduation ceremony including diplomas for kindergarteners and seniors. CVA has been incorporated since 1998.
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Cornerstone Christian Home Educators
P.O. Box 3095, Okeechobee, FL 34973
Contact: Debi Large
Phone: (863) 634-3525
We are a Christian support group dedicated to being there for one another as we endeavor to homeschool our children. We provide classes on Thursdays, field trips, programs, meetings, graduations, special speakers, and many other neat things.
Crossroads Christian School, Inc.
Cub / Boy Scouts Special Needs Troop #250
Based in Pompano, FL
Contact: Dawn Perez
Phone: (954) 369-6334
This group is for boys with special needs ages 6-18 who live in Broward or surrounding areas. It can be physical, mental, developmental, or learning disabled. We are working with the Boy Scouts of America and will do everything that normal scouts do, just in a little different way. We will work at the pace of your children and alter acitivites so all kids can participate.
DeFuniak Springs Homeschoolers
Dyslexia Institutes of America
Educational Network of Christian Homeschoolers (ENOCH)
Serving Charlotte, Sarasota and surrounding counties
Contact: Pam Wagner
We are a non-registered, not-for-profit association with a decidedly Christian emphasis, open to all homeschool families. Families participate in member-run activities such as parent education meetings, field trips, extracurricular classes, organized P.E., parties, park days and more.
Faith Christian School
P.O. Box 274, Crystal River, Florida 34423
Phone: (352) 795-2176
Faith Christian School offers classes for home educated students at the high school level, including Latin I, English I, Algebra I, and Biology with Lab.
Family Treasures Homeschoolers
714 Mirror Lakes Circle, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
Contact: Teresa Dearinger
Phone: (239) 896-2350">
A thriving, Christian-based support group with monthly parent meetings, hot topics, special speakers and encouragment. We provide 2 orientation meetings a year, a monthly newsletter, 3 field trips a month, and co-op.
Family Tree Private School
17626 94th St. N., Loxhatchee, FL 33470
Contact: Nancy Moral
Phone: (561) 721-3683
Fax: (561) 383-6956
An accredited, private school exclusively for homeschooling families or home-based programs for those with disabilities. We provide one-on-one assistance and guidance plus documentation, transcripts, report cards, etc.
Fellowship of Christian Homeschoolers (FCH)
P.O. Box 2253, Palm Harbor, FL 34682
Contact: Cheryl Schmidt
Phone: (727) 937-7990
FCH was established to provide homeschool families with fellowship, support, and communications, as well as social, educational and outreach opportunities. FCH strives to offer programs and activities that support both the parents and the children as well as the family as a whole. We are an inclusive, Christian group.
Fellowship of Christian Teaching Homes (FCTH)
Serving Panama City, FL and surrounding areas
Our mission is to support and assist parents in their God-appointed responsibility of training and educating their children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
First Coast Christian Homeschoolers (FCCH)
P.O. Box 861143, St. Augustine, FL 32086
Contact: Lisa Hill
Phone: (904) 814-2908
We meet monthly August-May for support, encouragement and fellowship, and have many activites for our children to participate in throughout the school year. We welcome all homeschoolers regardless of race or religion.
Flagler County Homeschoolers
Florida Home Educators (FHE)
P.O. Box 677523, Orlando, FL 32867-7523
Contact: Daisy Meeker
Phone/Fax: (407) 568-1191
An inclusive, Christian-based homeschool support group, FHE offers a huge variety of activities, field trips, annual testing and evaluations.
Four Towns Christian Academy (FTCA)
991 Sylvia Drive, Deltona, FL, 32725
Contact: Genevieve Wilson
Phone: (386) 789-5294
Assisting families in a common pursuit of academics and Biblical home-centered learning.
Freedom Academy of Learning
Serving Escambia, Santa Rosa and Okaloosa counties
Contact: Kim Scott
Phone: (850) 390-0977
Fax: (850) 455-3813
A private school for home educators, FAOL only asks what the law requires without demanding regulations. We are currently hosting the 2006 Conference and Curriculum Fair in Pensacola.
Gold Medal Honors Academy
38832 Ilex Trail, Eustis, FL 32736
Contact: Lily Schwarz
Phone: (386) 785-0440
Fax: (386) 740-8064
Full-time private school program for students in grades 6-12.
Home school support for K-12. Home schoolers can take any or all of their classes at the learning center. Also martial arts program.
Gulf Coast Christian Home Educators Association
PO Box 86, Mary Esther, FL 32569
Contact: Sam & Barbara Nelson
Phone: (850) 729-7881
Harvest Time Christian School
1511 U.S. 301 South, Tampa, FL 33619
Contact: Cheryl Brown
Phone: (813) 626-4600
Fax: (813) 622-8085
An international, accredited umbrella school founded in 2000, serving families with children in grades K-12. Harvest Time offers support in the areas of curriculum, testing, transcripts, diplomas and more. Parents are allowed to choose their own curriculum. We are part of a international ministry that was founded in 1972.
Heart and Home Homeschoolers
HEART Homeschool Support Group
Serving Marion County, FL
Phone: (352) 85-HEART (854-3278)">
Providing loving Christian support for a variety of educational, social and extracurricular activities.
The H.E.L.P. House (Home Educated with Learning Potentials, Inc)
Serving Jacksonville / Orange Park, FL and surrounding areas
Contact: Lisa Ward
Phone: (904) 269-1030
We are a new private (home based, "600") distance learning school specifically designed for learning and/or medical special needs children and their families. It is an all inclusive and diverse school providing enrichment, socialization, and support for the entire family. Our members provide advice and friendship to each other through monthly parent information and support meetings.
Home Education Resources and Information (HERI), Inc.
Home Educators Applying Righteous Teaching Standards (HEARTS)
Southwest Broward County, FL
Phone: (954) 434-0771
We offer classes, field trips, a monthly newsletter, monthly meetings, speakers, tips, 4-H, a children's choir, teen activities, fellowship and much, much more. Please call for further information.
Home Educators Association of Palm Beach County (HEAPBC)
Home Educators Lending Parents Support (HELPS)
Home's Cool Co-op
998 San Salvador Dr, Dunedin, FL 34698
Contact: Mazie Middleton
Phone: (727) 733-8456
Website: http://homescoolcoop.tripod.com" target="_blank
A weekly co-op and support group for homeschoolers of Pinellas County. We offer low cost classes for children ages 5-17, monthly outings for the group as well as for the teens, support to new homeschoolers and fellowship to all!
Home-education Organization Providing Encouragement (HOPE)
22500 Hammocks Street, Boca Raton, FL 33428
Contact: Nancy Robbins
Phone: (561) 483-0460
We are a Christian homeschooling organization that hopes to encourage homeschoolers in the South Palm Beach and North Broward Counties.
Homeschool Alternatives of Pinellas County
Homeschool Cooperative Educating in Central Florida (HCECF)
Serving the Orange, Lake & Seminole Counties
HCECF is an inclusive and eclectic group of home educating families in the Orlando area, working together for weekly co-ops, fun educational fieldtrips, sports/PE days, faires, etc. for a diverse age group while maintaining and supporting the individual educational choices each family has made.
Homeschooled Kids & Co.
160 Pecan Drive, Atmore, AL 36502
Contact: Joanne Moore
Phone: (251) 368-8225
A support group for families predominately from Escambia counties Florida and Alabama, we currently have 63 member families representing 140 students K-4 through 12th. Families pay a yearly membership fee of $30 to participate in member-run activities such as mom's meetings, field trips, extracurricular classes, organized P.E., parties, and service projects.
Homeschoolers of Collier County (HOCC)
P.O. Box 111716, Naples, FL 34108
Phone: (239) 513-3721">
A homeschooling support group for all families in and near Collier County. Numerous field trips, activities for children of all ages, Roots & Shoots, and nice people! $40.00 per year includes membership in the FPEA.
Homeschoolers of West Broward
Based in West Broward, FL
An informal, very open group of homechoolers from all over West Broward (and Ft. Lauderdale areas). We meet every Friday for fun and socialization. Field trips and group activites. All are welcome!
Horizon Educational Systems
P.O. Box 10826, Bradenton, FL 34282-0826
Contact: Debbie Dykes
Phone: (941) 751-0700 or 751-4501
Fax: (941) 751-4501
Private school meeting the attendance needs of home-educating families. Curriculum choices are parent-directed. It offers transcripts, diplomas, and recordkeeping for low tuition. A large percentage of our graduates receive scholarships.
Kumon Math And Reading Program
League of Jewish Homeschoolers
Learning and Families
Learning In Freedom Everyday (LIFE)
Based in Pensacola, Florida 32505
Contact: LeaAnn Childs
An alternative education support group in Pensacola, FL aimed at supporting the unschooling family. All are welcome regardless of religion or homeschool style.
Live Oak Academy
1533 Long St, Clearwater, FL 33755
Contact: Deborah Radstrom
Phone: (727) 447-7911
Fax: (727) 298-8341
A private school to support and assist homeschooling families. Transcripts, diploma, program guidance, including career and college prep. Parent-choice curriculum or we will help you create a workable program for your needs. Large resource library. Networking for field trips and educational community activities. Group activities, co-ops, and parent workshops from time to time as interested. Also available - teen program supervision and tutoring for any age (parent may be present to learn too).
Living Word Academy
19624 Quails Nest Run, Umatilla, FL 32784
Contact: Elaine Christensen
Phone: (352) 350-0244
We are a 617 private school for christian home educatators. LWA offers dual enrollment, transcripts, diplomas, graduation commencement, monthly field trips, used curriculum sales, new homeschooling workshops, science fairs, student pictures, counseling, encouragement and hassle-free requirements.
Based in Orlando, FL
Contact: Meg Grooms
Phone: (407) 438-6067
MFH is an inclusive support group for parents of homeschooled children in the Orlando area. We offer monthly park dates, co-ops, craft days, field trips, family night outs and more! We also offer science classes, history classes, creative writing classes, a book club and 4H. We share many opportunities with other local groups.
104 NW 7th Street, Boynton Beach, FL 33426
Phone: (561) 737-4807
A K-12 not-for-profit educational organization, formed to help equip families who want to home school using a private school. Curriculum and assessment choices are parent directed so that families can take full advantage of the unique and unparalleled flexibility that home education allows for.
Orlando Home Educators (OHEd)
Based in Orlando, FL
A close-knit secular support group in Orlando, FL offering fun group activities (including field trips, crafts, park days and relaxed team sports, etc) to enrich the social opportunities of our elementary-aged children.
Orlando Homeschool Chess Club
Pre-Adolescents Connecting Together (PACT)
PACT, Pre-Adolescents Connecting Together is a new generation of homeschool support. Has your child outgrown many of the typical activities like park day or arts and crafts? Are you struggling to find age-appropriate activities and like-minded children for friendships? We understand!
PACT will help you build friendships, encourage volunteerism and have fun during our many educational activities. You are more than a number to PACT; you are a valuable participant. PACT encourages field trips, mom’s night out, volunteer opportunities, encouragement, used book sales, socialization, and never ending activity opportunities for our members. If you have Judeo Christian beliefs and a child 9yrs and up, please join us as “Many Hands Make Light Work.”
Paradise Pottery Painting Studio, Inc.
11937 W Sunrise Blvd, Plantation, FL 33323
Contact: Cathy Hickis
Phone: (954) 424 8996
Fax: (954) 474 8338
Creative fun for everyone: adults, teens and children of all ages. We provide everything- no artistic experience needed! Special rates for homeschool groups, projects meeting national standards for Art Education are available.
Parents Advancing Christian Education (PACE)
Serving the Volusia / Seminole / Flagler counties
Contact: Sherry Blevins
Phone: (386) 206-4123
We offer FPEA membership, co-ops, field trips, moms nights, teen events, curriculum counseling and resource books. We are a free support group looking for moms who want to home grow their children from the heart. All are welcome!
Parents Educating on the Treasure Coast
P.O. Box 880282, Port St. Lucie, FL 34988-0282
Phone: (772) 336-5761
Parents' Association for Teaching at Home (PATH)
Parkland Home Educators
Serving Orlando, FL
Contact: Susan Amiot
Phone: (407) 381-3081
Pinellas Parent Educators Association (PPEA)
Radical Unschoolers of Broward
River Bend Home Educators
16405 SW Mimosa St, Blountstown, FL 32424
Contact: Kay Pickron
Phone: (850) 674-3019
Supplying opportunities, encouragement, fellowship, and guidance to home educators in the Calhoun & Liberty County area. At least one field trip per month excluding the summer months and December; bi-monthly physical education and co-op class environment; and quarterly parent planning sessions.
Seminole Learning Community
Society of Parents Lending All-inclusive Support for Homeschoolers, Inc. (SPLASH)
712 SW 9th St., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
Phone: (954) 522-7857
An inclusive society of homeschool parents lending support to homeschoolers through field trips, special events, clubs, encouragement, and various other opportunities.
South Broward Homeschool Group
South County Home Schoolers
South Lake Home Educators
Southwest Florida Homeschooling Families
Contact: Lynda Rowley
A volunteer-based homeschooling support group serving the area of Southwest Florida, including Collier and Lee Counties. We welcome all homeschooling families, regardless of religious beliefs, educational philosophy, or curriculum method. We meet for field trips and association to help support and encourage one another and our children.
Support Homeschool Activities Reaching Everyone (SHARE)
Serving Manatee, Sarasota, and adjacent counties
Contact: Debbie Dykes
Phone/Fax: (941) 751-4501
An organization for educational fieldtrips and socialization of homeschool students and their families. We uphold Christian morals and values, but are open to all homeschool families. Emphasis is on group activities with respect, compassion, and tolerance toward others. Approx 700 families involved in Manatee, Sarasota and adjacent counties.
Support Homeschool Activities Reaching Everyone (SHARE)
2616 27th Ave Dr. W, Bradenton, FL 34205
Contact: Debbie Dykes
Phone: (941) 751-4501
And organization of over 680 families across Manatee, Sarasota and adjacent counties designed to support educational fieldtrips and socialization of homeschool students and their families. We uphold Christian morals and values. We are open to ALL homeschool families regardless of covering, reason for homeschooling, and religious or political affiliations. Emphasis is on group activities.
Tallahassee Evangelical Association of Christian Homeschoolers (TEACH)
Tallahassee Homeschool Group
58 Razorback Rd., Crawfordville, FL 32327
Contact: Tracie Schneider-Green
Phone: (850) 878-4828
Publishes the monthly activities newsletter, The Teachable Moment. Subscriptions are $20/year.
Teens Gathering In Fun (TGIF)
998 San Salvador Dr, Dunedin, FL 34698
Contact: Mazie Middleton
Phone: (727) 733-8456
A support group solely for homeschool high schoolers in grades 9-12 in Pinellas and Pasco Counties. Monthly outings, support, Yearbook, High School Prom and even a graduation party.
The Homeschooler's Friend
The Moms' Group
25467 SW First Avenue, Newberry, FL 32669
Contact: Mardy Freeman
Phone: (352) 472-7700 or (352) 215-7206
The Moms' Group meets in Gainesville on the second Thursday of each month throughout the school year. Our main focus is to encourage moms in ways to build Christ-like character in our hearts and homes while teaching our children. Doors open at 6:00 for fellowship, free library and homeschool book swap. Meetings start at 7:00, and include topics such as organization, prioritizing, teaching tips, and more.
Titus 2 Homeschoolers
2704 NW 44th Place, Gainesville, FL 32605
Contact: Mike and Juli Stewart
Phone: (352) 377-8111
This is a F.P.E.A. recognized support group of Christian families with a weekly e-mail newsletter of area events, meetings, and opportunities surrounding Alachua County. Activities include field trips, park days (meetings), and other various social fellowships and service projects.
West Florida Home Education Support League
West Orange Christian Home Educators
West Orange Home Educators Association (WOHEA)
West Orange County - Winter Garden, FL 34787
Contact: Sheila Holt
Phone: (407) 656 0474 or (407) 923 4718
A Christian-based fun group centrally located in the West Orange area, including Ocoee, Winter Garden, Windemere, Clermont, Orlando, Pine Hills, Apopka and any other nearby areas. We have monthly field trips, crafts, guest speakers, travel to the Orlando Rep theater for monthly plays, hold PE and co-op once a week.
Wilford Woodruff Academy
760-A North Lakemont Ave, Winter Park, FL 32792
Contact: June Sullivan
Phone: (407) 470-2818
A non-profit K-12 home and adult education school that serves families both domestically and internationally. The academy was designed to assist parents or guardians in successfully teaching their children at home and to promote curriculum and methods used by George Wythe- one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence and a delegate to the constituitional Convention.
All enrolled students are held to a high level of accountability and meet or exceed state levels of competency. Most graduating seniors extend their educational vision by attending the college of their choice.