Homeschooling for High School

Your guide to the best curriculums and activities for your high school son or daughter.

High School Homeschool Curriculums

If you are a home school parent, having a trusted plan of action can ease your mind and help you structure the next four years of your child’s education.

There are many homeschool high school curriculums that take the guess work out of lesson planning, activities, testing and more.

We asked homeschool students and other home educators like you about their favorite curriculums, and we got an overwhelming response.

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Online Homeschool for High School

When it comes to your child’s education, you do not want to use the trial and error approach.

Using a trusted, Christian-based homeschool curriculum gives you the freedom and support you need to make your child’s home school experience as success.

High School Programs

Being a high school homeschool student doesn’t have to mean isolation.

You can have as little or as much social interaction as you desire by connecting with other home school programs in your community, state, and nationwide.

Join a homeschool co-op or get connected at a home school convention that is held in your area.

Required High School Courses

Your required high school courses are going to depend on which state you live in. If you don’t mind doing some leg work, you can contact your state University System to find out what is required.

Another option is to find an accredited home school curriculum like Abeka. Using an accredited program will ensure you meet the state home school requirements as well as college admission requirements.

You will receive a diploma and the ability to obtain transcripts that are needed to apply to college.

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Homeschooling High School: Pros & Cons

Homeschooling for high school definitely has a lot of advantages but it is important to consider some of the downsides to home schooling as well to make an informed decision.


  • Ability to make your own schedule allowing student to have a job
  • Bonding with your child
  • Customized learning environment
  • Opportunity to instill a solid value system and Biblical world view without peer pressure and influence that comes from attending a traditional high school
  • Free from external distractions if student has special needs or trouble staying on task


  • Cost can be a deterrent for home school parents
  • Lifestyle change as one parent will need to stay home to be the teacher
  • Stress is a factor to consider for the teacher if he or she has a problem understanding the subject matter
Homeschool mom with her teenage son

Preparing for Life after High School

High school girl in graduation cap and gown

Homeschool high school students are at an advantage when it comes to getting ready for life after high school.

Because the home school schedule is adaptable and scalable, students can start taking more advanced courses in high school to get them prepared for college.

Teach Them Diligently Homeschool Guidance Counselor

Homeschooling high school has its own unique challenges for you and your teen! Sorting through legal education requirements, standardized tests & college applications can be overwhelming!

Having walked that journey ourselves, we found talking to a professional guidance counselor eased a lot of the stress!

Since our family benefited tremendously from talking to a guidance counselor, we want to help your family too! Teach Them Diligently has partnered with a professional guidance counselor – and we’re offering it to you for FREE!

Click below to find out more!

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TTD365 High School Resources (Members Only)

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How Home Education Prepared Me for Public Office

Sarah Fowler is the first homeschool graduate to serve on a State Board of Education. In this session she will be exploring key education experiences that prepared her for service in state government and how the lack of training in these areas has undermined the ministry and service of others. Sarah will explore the benefits of Christian mentorship in her personal and spiritual development and share how she has reciprocated by mentoring young people as well.

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What’s the Matter? The Answer to High School Chemistry

At this workshop we will address the issues and concerns that parents have regarding homeschool high school chemistry. Questions like: “Will the chemistry course I decide on prepare my child for the rigor and structure of college chemistry? What should we do about lab experiments, chemicals and lab equipment? It’s been 25 years since I took chemistry, does anybody know a teacher that would be willing to help in teaching my child, even for one or two times a week? If I buy a chemistry teacher’s edition and a workbook with answers, will that be good enough?” This session will answer questions like these and many more!

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Embracing the Caterpillar: Integrating as a Homeschooled Adult

Being homeschooled “all the way through” in today’s world makes you distinct. While every Christian has to learn how to “be in the world but not of”, sometimes as a homeschool alumni, it’s hard to know which world it is that you inhabit. “Homeschool lifer” Danielle shares which unique bumps in the road she’s faced, what has helped make her transition to “adulthood” easier for her & her family, and how her homeschooled identity helps her navigate in life.

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Gap Year with a Purpose

A popular trend recently has been to take a year off after high school, calling it a “gap year.” Many students see this as an opportunity to take a break and relax. However, there are also many students who take this year to set a foundation for the rest of their lives. This session will discuss the importance of that foundation and how a student can effectively take a Gap Year with a Purpose.

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Q&A with Homeschool College Fair Panel

The Homeschool College Fair Panel answers questions from parents who are preparing to launch their high school student to college. Listen Now Download this…

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5 Most Common Misunderstandings about College: What You Don’t Know Will Cost You

The college landscape has changed significantly over the last five years, and families today have more options than ever when it comes to pursuing a college degree. However, as stewards of God’s greatest gifts to us, our children, how can we make wise choices? With over 50 combined years of higher education experience, we are positioned to help you make the most of your options and avoid common mistakes.

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How to Select a College and Prepare Your Student to not just Survive but Thrive.

Over 50% of students walk away from the church during their first two years of college. In this
session, Dr. Thomas White, Cedarville University President, theology professor, published
author, and homeschool dad will present straight forward truth and insider tips from almost 20
years in higher education leadership. Topics addressed will include: how to determine what a
school really teaches; tips for the application process and scholarships; and preparing your
student spiritually to not just survive but thrive in college.

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What You Need to Know about Private vs. Public Colleges and How to Pay for It

Home school mom and daughter, Marcia and Lila Castellano, are from Byron, Georgia. Marcia has home schooled for over 25 years and her four children graduated from college debt free. Her daughter, Lila, is a transfer enrollment counselor at Charleston Southern University while studying in the MBA Organizational Leadership program. “We are here to share from the parent and college perspectives about how to prepare for college and make the best choice for you. I wish I knew what I know now about financial aid and college admissions when I made my decisions!” –Lila

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Should You Homeschool High School?

Reason together with high school homeschoolers and their parents. Look at reasons for homeschooling high school! Classical Conversations exists to aid parents in their pursuit of a high quality, doable, classical education in an environment where the purpose is the know God and make Him known from tots through teens.

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Home School to Graduate School via World Missions

The 4-5 years and high cost of traditional college often impedes Great Commission obedience. This need not occur: the foreign language and cross-cultural skills needed to minster the Gospel to unreached peoples also comprise the core of a liberal arts degree. Learn how, via credit-by-exam and portfolio assessment, engaging in Christian missions can yield both a B.A. degree and foster an agenda for graduate school.

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From Gamers to Programmers: Leading our Digital Youth to Successful Careers

So.. you’ve got a gamer? Don’t worry! Come hear the facts, and dispel some myths, about our children and the digital culture they live in. We help parents understand how they can embrace technology and use it to lead our children into awesome careers. Learn about the similarities between our kids today and our childhoods 20-40 years ago. Yes, they are actually pretty similar. In addition, learn about the many areas of interest our kids have, just like when we were growing up, that we need to nurture. The only difference is…. they do it digitally. So come explore the world our children are growing up in and learn how to use it as an awesome tool for guiding them to successful, happy careers/lives.

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Gap Year with a Purpose

A popular trend recently has been to take a year off after high school, calling it a “gap year.” Many students see this as an opportunity to take a break and relax. However, there are also many students who take this year to set a foundation for the rest of their lives. This session will discuss the importance of that foundation and how a student can effectively take a Gap Year with a Purpose.

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Homeschool College Q&A

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