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Truth and Freedom Home School Academy
62 Livingstone Lane, Decatur, AL 35603
Contact: Susie Cagle
Phone: (256) 303-7184
Susie Cagle - Administrator
Truth and Freedom Home School Academy is a ministry of Truth and Freedom Ministries, Inc. in Decatur, Alabama. We believe that educating our children is the responsibility of the parents, and obtaining a Christian education is an absolute necessity in our society. The goal of Truth and Freedom Home School Academy is to provide an opportunity for parents to “train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” (Proverbs 22: 6)
Truth and Freedom Home School Academy is a ministry of Truth and Freedom Ministries, Inc. which provides administrative support and encouragement to parents, as well as providing a resource for families to educate their children at home in truth and freedom in accordance with Alabama State Law.
Statement of Faith:
We believe in the Holy Trinity. We believe that there is one and only one living and true God, our Creator and Redeemer, who reveals Himself to us as the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. We believe that Jesus Christ is the eternal Son of God. We believe that He came to earth as a baby, conceived of the Holy Spirit and born of the virgin Mary. We believe that Jesus Christ lived a sinless life, but He willingly gave His life on the cross of Calvary as the substitutionary sacrifice for the sins of all mankind. We believe that God raised Him from the dead on the third day, and He now sits at the right hand of God. We believe that Salvation is offered freely to all who confess their sins and by faith accept Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Saviour. We believe that the Holy Spirit inspired men of old to write the scriptures, and we believe that every word in the Bible is true now and forever.
Be assured that God has equipped you as a parent to teach your child and/or children better than anyone else. Choosing the right curriculum is very important, and we will assist you by providing a wide range of curriculum resources. As a homeschooling parent, you are free to institute school policies that are in line with your personal convictions as well as tailor your curriculum according to your family’s individual needs.
* A Study Plan must be submitted for the first year of enrollment.
* Two Progress Reports required per school year.
* A minimum of 160 days attendance per school year (A school day must include at least 4 hours of instruction).
* Single/working parents welcome.
* Church attendance not required, however they must agree with our statement of faith.
* Outside instruction, such as instructional classes, taught by a designated person by the parent or guardian is accepted.
* No required meetings with parents. (outside of the Enrollment Interview)
* The registration fee must be received by August 1st of the school year, and a $10 late fee will be imposed after August 15th.
Registration and Enrollment Fees:
Our Registration Fee is $80.00 per family per year, which is due on August 1st of each school year. A late fee of $10 will be imposed if the Registration Fee is received after August 15th of each school year. A withdrawal fee of $25.00 will be required by families who withdraw their child and/or children from Truth and Freedom Home School Academy.
Other Administrative Service Fees:
Registering an additional child to your enrollment during the school year - $5.00
Processing Request For School Records - FREE
Processing Transcript Requests For Students Who Have Graduated - FREE
Preparing a Diploma and Transcript Package for any student - FREE
Processing an Enrollment Verification Form for a Driver’s Permit - FREE
Processing Drivers Insurance Discount Forms - FREE
Processing Dual Enrollment Permission Forms - FREE
Providing GED Testing Service Withdrawal Letter - FREE
Processing Disability Determination Service Paperwork - FREE
Processing Social Service Administration Paperwork - FREE
Home School Legal Defense Association:
Membership in HSLDA is optional.
Standardized Testing will be provided every spring for every grade level.
Study Plans, which lists your goals for each subject, are only required for the first year of enrollment. Study Plans may be emailed or mailed through the United States Post Office.
Each family will submit two progress reports. These reports may be emailed or mailed through the United States Post Office. The first progress report will be due February 1, 2007 and the second progress report will be due August 1, 2007.
The Newsletter for Truth and Freedom Home School Academy can be viewed online at any time for your convenience. You can view the newsletter here.
----Math Classes (Pre-Algebra, Algebra I & II, and Geometry) with graded lessons/quizzes/tests are available for $35.00 per semester for members of Truth and Freedom Home School Academy, and $50.00 per semester for students belonging to another home school covering.
----TREASURES is available for $40.00 per family per year.
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