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.

Click below to get your FREE curriculum guide!

Teach Them Diligently Homeschool Family Favorites Guide

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.

Pros:

  • 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

Cons:

  • 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!

Join TTD365 for Even More High School Homeschool Resources!

Teach Them Diligently 365 is an online homeschool community and homeschool resource library designed to help you make the most out of your homeschool experience.

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TTD365 High School Resources (Members Only)

Dual Enrollment: When, Where, Why and How?

Speaker: Shellie Doub There’s a national trend for students to take college classes while still in high school at increasingly younger ages. This presentation will provide an overview of how parents can know if their child is “college ready” and what students should consider before enrolling in a dual credit course. Listen Now Favorite

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Choosing a Major/College/Career: It’s Better to Get It Right Than Fast

Speaker: Jeff Reep In light of the fact that 66% of college students change their majors more than once and on the day of graduation 40% of college graduates wish they had a different major, it’s important to start early and take this decision seriously. Individuals often make decisions without much thought and with limited…

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Simplifying College Prep

Speaker: Matthew Bullington There are a lot of options out there when it comes to college preparation. Do we dual enroll? Take the AP, CLEP, DSST? Is the PSAT necessary? How do I decide between the ACT/SAT? Should I take a gap year? If my child has no idea what he/she wants to do, should…

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Graduating College Debt-Free and Early

Speaker: Samantha Shank Homeschool graduate Samantha Shank used the flexibility homeschooling offered to help her graduate from college debt-free and early, all while building a business. Learn the tips and tricks for earning college credits in high school, strategically developing a good schedule, and the memory technique Samantha used to study throughout college. Whether you…

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Dual Credit Through Co-ops….Is It Possible?

Speaker: Kathy Burt TEL is excited to present to you a new option of dual credit. If you are a leader or participant of a co-op group, we invite you to come join us as we lay-out the details and the process of earning college credit through your co-op classes. Listen Now Favorite

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Struggling Learners in High School and College

Speaker: Hal and Melanie Young At eleven, one of our boys was just learning to read and at fourteen he still struggled to spell three-letter words. Little did we know that he’d be reading ancient philosophers for fun at seventeen and that he’d go to college on a full academic scholarship! In this workshop, we’ll…

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Giving Your Teen Direction in an Uncertain Year

Speaker: Matthew Bullington How can you give your teen guidance on planning for a career path when the whole world seems to be upside-down? The past year has brought a lot of changes to the college-prep process, from test-optional application options, changing deadlines, and rapidly evolving standardized exams. We’ll cover the biggest changes for the…

Read More »

Choosing a Major/College/Career: It’s Better to Get It Right Than Fast

Speaker: Jeff Reep In light of the fact that 66% of college students change their majors more than once and on the day of graduation 40% of college graduates wish they had a different major, it’s important to start early and take this decision seriously. Individuals often make decisions without much thought and with limited…

Read More »

Dual Enrollment: When, Where, Why and How?

Speaker: Stephen Buettell There’s a national trend for students to take college classes while still in high school at increasingly younger ages. This presentation will provide an overview of how parents can know if their child is “college ready” and what students should consider before enrolling in a dual credit course. Listen Now Favorite

Read More »

Understanding the Phases of High School

Speaker: Matthew Bullington Want to know what your teen should be focusing on to prepare for college and a career? In this session we will break high-school down into four crucial phases that build on each other, and give you the tools to determine what should be the priority for this next year, how to…

Read More »

Understanding the Phases of High School

Speaker: Matthew Bullington Want to know what your teen should be focusing on to prepare for college and a career? In this session we will break high-school down into four crucial phases that build on each other, and give you the tools to determine what should be the priority for this next year, how to…

Read More »

Giving Your Teen Direction in an Uncertain Year

Speaker: Matthew Bullington How can you give your teen guidance on planning for a career path when the whole world seems to be upside-down? The past year has brought a lot of changes to the college-prep process, from test-optional application options, changing deadlines, and rapidly evolving standardized exams. We’ll cover the biggest changes for the…

Read More »

Dual Enrollment: When, Where, Why and How?

Speaker: Stephen Buettell There’s a national trend for students to take college classes while still in high school at increasingly younger ages. This presentation will provide an overview of how parents can know if their child is “college ready” and what students should consider before enrolling in a dual credit course. Listen Now Favorite

Read More »

Struggling Learners in High School and College

Speaker: Hal and Melanie Young At eleven, one of our boys was just learning to read and at fourteen he still struggled to spell three-letter words. Little did we know that he’d be reading ancient philosophers for fun at seventeen and that he’d go to college on a full academic scholarship! In this workshop, we’ll…

Read More »

Choosing a Major/College/Career: It’s Better to Get It Right Than Fast

Speaker: Jeff Reep In light of the fact that 66% of college students change their majors more than once and on the day of graduation 40% of college graduates wish they had a different major, it’s important to start early and take this decision seriously. Individuals often make decisions without much thought and with limited…

Read More »

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

Speaker: Rebecca Weier 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…

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Simplifying College Prep

Speaker: Matthew Bullington There are a lot of options out there when it comes to college preparation. Do we dual enroll? Take the AP, CLEP, DSST? Is the PSAT necessary? How do I decide between the ACT/SAT? Should I take a gap year? If my child has no idea what he/she wants to do, should…

Read More »

Understanding the Phases of High School

Speaker: Matthew Bullington Want to know what your teen should be focusing on to prepare for college and a career? In this session we will break high-school down into four crucial phases that build on each other, and give you the tools to determine what should be the priority for this next year, how to…

Read More »

Struggling Learners in High School and College

Speaker: Hal and Melanie Young At eleven, one of our boys was just learning to read and at fourteen he still struggled to spell three-letter words. Little did we know that he’d be reading ancient philosophers for fun at seventeen and that he’d go to college on a full academic scholarship! In this workshop, we’ll…

Read More »

Creationeering in the 21st Century: A Biblical Mandate

Speaker: Dr. Mark Horstemeyer This session distinguishes between science and engineering and the biblical mandate of creationeering which includes the creation of new materials, systems, structures, and processes. Creationeering is the joining of engineering with business aspects for entrepreneurship. An overview of the different types of engineering, why to consider engineering, and what to expect…

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Giving Your Teen Direction in an Uncertain Year

Speaker: Matthew Bullington How can you give your teen guidance on planning for a career path when the whole world seems to be upside-down? The past year has brought a lot of changes to the college-prep process, from test-optional application options, changing deadlines, and rapidly evolving standardized exams. We’ll cover the biggest changes for the…

Read More »