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Academic Classes available to homeschoolers in Oklahoma:

Co-op Classes (OPEN). These classes are open to anyone. You do not have to sign a statement of faith.

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Cornerstone Tutorial Center, located at Eastwood Baptist Church at 948 S. 91st E. Ave, Tulsa, OK 74112 (on 11th between Memorial and Sheridan), offers classes for the 3rd-12th grades in a wide variety of subjects, including Mathematics, Algebra, Geometry, Calculus, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science, Composition, Literature, Marketing, Oklahoma History, Theater Arts, Debate, Foreign Language, and History. Yearbook, Marketing, Applied Art, Photography, Crochet Class, and other fun electives are also available, as well as a variety of social activities.

Your children can take one class, two classes, or as many as you want. Cornerstone also offers standardized testing in the spring.

Cornerstone is non-denominational. All are welcome. Classes are open to families who have homeschooled at least one year.

Contact: ctcfinancial@cox.net or visit the website."


(NOTE: Cindy Downes, the owner of this Oklahoma Homeschool website, teaches at Cornerstone Tutorial Center. For 2014-2015, Cindy will be teaching elementary composition, elementary science, elementary OK History/U.S. geography, jr. high composition, high school composition, and high school biology. For more information on her classes, see her professional website.

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C.O.A.C.H. The purpose of Central Oklahoma Alliance of Christian Homeschoolers home extension classes is to offer weekly classes to home-educated Jr. High & Sr. High students as an extension of the homeschool, with parents as active participants in the overall discipline and learning process. COACH classes are held on Thursdays during the school year at Berry Road Baptist Church, 500 N. Berry Rd., Norman, Oklahoma. Contact: Lisa Meyer, lisameyer@coachclasses.org or 405-294-2181.

Classical Conversations offer homeschool classes throughout the state, as well as throughout the United States. This is a Christian-based, classical education program.

Tulsa Area Co-op: TAC offers upper level math, science classes and uses the TRISMS curriculum for core classes. Elementary enrichment classes are also offered. Along with math and science our main emphasis is joining together as a group to use TRISMS and to prepare our students for college and careers after graduation. Parents are required to team teach or assist in the classroom each coop day. In the upper level science and math, parents will be mostly assisting. We meet Tuesdays and Thursdays at Garnett Church of Christ on 31st, east of Garnett. For class schedule information, email: relax.beauti@gmail.com. TAC Contact Candy Matheny: Malachi2_16@hotmail.com

TRISMS Co-op. A classical education in a co-op setting. Note: this is also a curriculum publisher so the curriculum used will be TRISMS.Tulsa. Contact: linda@trisms.com

Co-op Classes (Membership Based and/or require signing a statement of faith).

C.H.E.E.R. (Christian Home Educators Encouragment Resource) offers Christian-based classes for support group members only, Broken Arrow, OK.

Christian Education AllianceA ministry of Tulsa Hills Church of the Nazarene; classes for 3rd-12th grade home-schooled students three mornings a week. Contact: ceatulsa@cox.net (918) 445-3145 Mailing address: 840 W. 81 St, Tulsa OK 74132A. CHEER

Christian Life Co-op, South OKC/ Moore/ Norman Area. Email: ChristianLifecoop@hotmail.com. We offer hands on lessons and real life applications in the following subjects: Upper and Lower Division Math and Science, Geography, Art History, French, Literature, Financial Peace, Health and Phys. Ed., Music and Motion, Storybook Journey, Cooking, and much more. We meet once a week on Mondays. We meet at a beautiful location that has a large pond for plenty of outdoor classroom opportunities. Contact Christy Prescott @ 794-0808 T/TR/ Fri. or 692-6460 Mon. and Wed.

Colleges offer classes to homeschoolers as well as admit homeschoolers under concurrent enrollment with certain provisions. See college catalogs for more information. Here are some links to get your started:

Oklahoma State University (Concurrent Enrollment available)

University of Oklahoma (Concurrent Enrollment available)

Oral Robert University offers ORU eAcademy for homeschooled students.

Rogers State College (Concurrent Enrollment available)

Tulsa Community College (EXCELerate) (Honors Program),

Tulsa Community College offers scholarships to students with scholastic achievement and/or economic need. Students may apply for scholarships of varying amounts which are generally for specific educational costs. A current descriptive list is available in the TCC Student Financial Services Office. Recipients are selected by the TCC Scholarship Committee during the spring term for the following academic year. To apply, submit the TCC Scholarship Application to the Student Financial Services Office by the announced deadline(s).

TCC State Regents Tuition Fee Waiver. A waiver of tuition only up to $768 per academic year, or up to $384 per semester, for Oklahoma resident students with a 3.00 cumulative grade point average. Recipients are determined by their area of study, with 50% of the scholarships awarded to students with financial need. Students who are awarded based on financial need are required to have only a 2.50 cumulative grade point average. To apply, submit the appropriate application to the Student Financial Services Office by April 15 to receive priority consideration. After April 15, awards will be made depending on the availability of funds. Application is required each academic year.

Private Tutoring.

Cindy Downes offers tutoring services for students and adults privately and at Cornerstone Tutorial Center. For more information, See Cindy's professional website and/or Cornerstone Tutorial Center.

Private Schools offer programs for homeschoolers. Some offer classes; others work with the students online.

Augustine Christian Academy. Supplements homeschool by making some classes and extracurricular activities available to homeschoolers. Call 918.832.4600 for more info.

Regent Preparatory School of Oklahoma offers High School for Home School, a program that allows any qualified high school-age home school student in the Tulsa or surrounding area to take any of the courses offered to our own rhetoric students, based on availability. Contact: Lori Shapleigh at (918) 663-1002 or email lshapleigh@rpsok.org.

Public schools offer programs for homeschoolers that are government supported (Free), traditional, public school classes done through the Internet. Some offer activities as well.

Technology Centers offer a variety of programs for homeschoolers:

Metro Technology Center, Oklahoma City, offers programs for high school homeschooled students.

Oklahoma’s Career Tech system now offers a pre-engineering curriculum designed to prepare interested high school students for engineering college. This curriculum consists of advanced math, science and pre-engineering courses for students who are good at math and science and are interested in engineering. There are currently eight programs and they are at Canadian Valley, El Reno; Central Tech, Drumright; Gordon Cooper, Shawnee; Great Plains, Lawton; Francis Tuttle and Metro Tech, Oklahoma City, Moore Norman; and Tulsa Tech. Contact your local high school to see if this program is locally available.

Tulsa Technology Center. November through January is the time to register your teens for classes at Tulsa Tech for the following year. (They must be in 11th or 12th grade to attend.) This is an excellent way to provide your child with a trade in: Auto Service, Aviation Maintenance, Business, Service Industries, Computers, Construction, Electronics, Graphic Arts, Health, and Manufacturing. There is no charge for junior and seniors. They attend 1/2 day, 5 days per week, and homeschool the other 1/2 day at home. They also earn college credit for some classes. Ph: 828-5200. Their continuing education program offers part time evening classes (must be 16 years+) such as Cartooning, Computer Programming, Quark XPress, Photoshop, Screen printing, Accounting, and Floral Design. Ph. 828-1100 for more information.

Additional online homeschool programs, see Homeschooling High School.

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