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Why Choose EA? 

Enlightium Academy leverages technology powered solutions to deliver a world class educational experience to students worldwide. Parents and students are empowered through caring faculty, staff and award winning online curriculum. The EA community fosters opportunities for student academic and spiritual growth, achievement, and recognition that will benefit the student’s educational journey. Student academic plans are tailored to meet each student’s individual needs and goals.

The Enlightium Academy team helps students succeed academically by cultivating each student’s self-awareness, self-evaluation, self-regulation, independent learning and experience, memory skills and knowledge-forming processes, active participation in verbal and written communication, social skills, enthusiasm for learning, and engagement in the learning process.

Our Promise

The EA team promises to care for each family and cultivate the growth of our students academically and spiritually from the Biblical perspective. We promise to do our best to deliver an excellent service, and to take action to remedy or compensate when set expectations are not met by the EA team. The EA team promises to listen and to partner with parents in education to benefit the student and to respond to feedback received from parents. The EA team promises to treat each family with dignity, respect, grace and fairness.

Ignitia Curriculum

Employing the latest multi-media techniques including graphics, games, and other activities, Enlightium Academy uses the industry-leading Ignitia™ curriculum that fosters a rich learning environment and is based on a learner-centered model drawing from current educational research. Before you decide to enroll, give our curriculum a test drive to see if it works for you.

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Below is a breakdown of the varying support level services based on response times, communication channels and price. Each support level is tailored to a particular type of student and college and career path. Discounts are also outlined below the chart. Middle School students take 5-6 subjects and usually spend about 45 minutes to an hour per subject per day in order to finish their school work by the end of the school year. View Product Comparison Chart.

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Tuition Package Primary Bronze Silver Gold Platinum Diamond
Support Level Parent Parent Basic Standard Advanced Priority
Student Grade Level PreK - 2 3 - 5 3 - 12 3 - 12 3 - 12 3 - 12
Optimized Package for Post-High School Plan N/A College, Trade School,
or Career Pathway
Public or
Private University

Teacher & Counselor Support

Tuition Package Primary Bronze Silver Gold Platinum Diamond
Parent-led Teaching
Teacher-led Individualized Instruction
Learning Style for Student/Teacher Interaction Reading/Writing Learners Auditory/Visual Learners
Standard Teacher/Student Messaging Response Times During Office Hours (8am-7pm EST) Within 72 Hours Within 24 Hours* Max 2 Hours Average 1 Hour Max 1 Hour
Teacher Grading Response Times 72 Hours Within 72 Hours* Less Than 72 Hours Average 24 Hours Less than 24 Hours
Teacher-led Grading within Ignitia
Teacher Feedback on Essays and Projects
Teacher Support via Phone Standard Extended Priority
Teacher Support via Whiteboard/Screenshare per Month 2 hours 4 hours Unlimited**
Teacher Support via Face-to-face Video
Proactive Teacher Communication None Basic Standard Advanced Priority
Academic, College, and Career Counseling via Email
Academic, College, and Career Counseling via Phone
Academic, College, and Career Counseling via Face-to-face Video
*Average 2 hour teacher response times during office hours (8am-7pm EST) are available to Silver students for an additional $700 add-on fee. Discounts do not apply to add-on fees and should be paid within 30 days of enrollment.

**Teachers work to help students become successful independent learners; teaching is twofold: primarily to help students comprehend academic concepts in order to master the material and secondarily to foster independent growth within students so that students take ownership of their education, learning how to learn, and rely less on others over time when mastering new concepts

Curriculum

Tuition Package Primary Bronze Silver Gold Platinum Diamond
Print-based Christian Curriculum
Online-based Christian Curriculum - KJV*
5 Core Subjects: Bible, English, Math, Science, History
Electives Available:
Grades 3-5: Over 5
Grades 6-8: Over 15
Grades 9-12: Over 70
Customized Projects based on Student Talents
College Preparatory Curriculum Available
Select Honors High School Courses
Select NCAA Approved High School Courses
Advanced Placement (AP) Courses (Grades 11-12) (Books Included)** $350/credit $250/credit
Concurrent Credit Courses (Grades 10-12) (Books Included) $500/course $500/course
ACT Test Prep Program (Grades 11-12)
Grades 3-5: Chinese^, French, German^, Spanish (Middlebury) $750/1 sem.
$1,250/1 year
$750/1 sem.
$1,250/1 year
$750/1 sem.
$1,250/1 year
Grades 6-8: Chinese (Mandarin)^, French, German^, Latin^, Spanish (Middlebury) $750/1 sem.
$1,250/1 year
$750/1 sem.
$1,250/1 year
$750/1 sem.
$1,250/1 year
Grades 9-12: French, Spanish (Ignitia)
Grades 9-12: Chinese (Mandarin)^, French, AP French^, German^, Latin^, Spanish, AP Spanish^ (Middlebury) $750/1 sem.
$1,250/1 year
$750/1 sem.
$1,250/1 year
$750/1 sem.
$1,250/1 year

*Our curriculum generally uses the KJV Bible and presents the Christian faith in a manner agreeable with evangelical Christian values

**Does not include AP French or AP Spanish

^FueldEd course; response times may vary

Add-On Support & Fees

Tuition Package Primary Bronze Silver Gold Platinum Diamond
Annual Assessment Stanford 10 in April $50 $50
Upgrade/Downgrade Support Package $75 $75
Diploma Fee ($100 for international families) N/A $50
Extension of School Year into Summer $250-$350 $250-$350 $250-$350 $250-$350
Early Start for New School Year 5-20% Increase 5-20% Increase 5-20% Increase 5-20% Increase
Gifted and Higher-Level Learner Program for Grades 6-8 Not Available $500/
semester
$500/
semester
$500/
semester
Resident District Provided Individualized Service Plan (ISP), an Academic Interventions and Support program (AIMS) for Students with Documented Academic Challenges Not Available Not Available $1,250/
year
$1,250/
year
504 plan Accommodations for Students with Documented Health Impairments $1,250/
year
$1,250/
year
$1,250/
year
$1,250/
year
Bridge Program short term individualized resources, academic changes, and emotional support to help distressed students $250/
quarter
$250/
quarter
$250/
quarter
$250/
quarter
English Language Learner (ELL) for Grades 8-12 Not Available Not Available $250/
semester
$250/
semester
$250/
semester

Availability Across Packages

Tuition Package Primary Bronze Silver Gold Platinum Diamond
14-day Money Back Guarantee *
$200 Enrollment Fee for New Students
New Student Onboarding Support (EA 101)
Entrance Tests for Academic Evaluation N/A
Record Keeping/Admin Support
Progressive Calendar to Keep Students on Track
Student Progress Review
Weekly Student Progress Notices and Quarterly Progress Reports Quarterly
Customer Service and Technical Support
Accredited Diploma by AdvancED and ACSI N/A N/A
ACSI Events
Enlightium Academy Events
Live Graduation Ceremony Invitation
Access to Student Social Platform
Family Connection by Naviance (Grades 6-12)
International Student Program for Students Outside of U.S. Time Zones
*See “14-day Money Back Guarantee” page for additional details

Enhanced Consultation* for Prospective Families

Tuition Package Primary Bronze Silver Gold Platinum Diamond
Grades 3-7: Enhanced (30-minute) Counselor Consultation $75 $75 $75 $75
Grades 8-12: Enhanced (1 Hour) Counselor Consultation, Including Incoming Freshman N/A $150 $150 $150
*A qualified EA counselor discuss your student's unique situation, including evaluating transcripts and other appropriate documentation you provide, to find out how Enlightium Academy can benefit your student, what enrollment with EA will look like in your circumstances, and to best prepare for the student’s post-high school plan

Tuition & Discounts

Tuition Package Primary Bronze Silver Gold Platinum Diamond
Grades PreK-2: Primary School $800*
Grades 3-5: Elementary School (5 Subjects) $1,000 $1,500 $2,500 $3,750 $5,000
Grades 6-8: Middle School (5-6 Subjects) $1,800 $3,000 $4,500 $6,000
Grades 9-12: High School (5-7 Subjects) $2,100 $3,500 $5,250 $7,000
Tuition Discounts Available for Full-Time Students
*Books sold separately for an estimated cost of $60-$400 before shipping and taxes.


2017-2018 Curriculum Resources

Step 1: Pay the $200 enrollment fee and complete the enrollment form for each student.

Step 1: Pay the $200 enrollment fee and complete the enrollment form for each student.

The enrollment fee is non-refundable after 72 hours. The enrollment form will need to be completed using a laptop or desktop computer and not a smartphone or tablet.
Step 2: Send our team the current grades, official, or unofficial transcript (if you have them).

Step 2: Send our team the current grades, official, or unofficial transcript (if you have them).

By default we’ll still request your student’s previous school to send grades and other records to us. Our Admissions team may also request your student's birth certificate, if needed, as well as the social security number for seniors.
Step 3: Every school is different, so talk to your current school about their withdrawal policies.

Step 3: Every school is different, so talk to your current school about their withdrawal policies.

Students are required to start courses at EA within 4 weeks of their desired start date, so please work with your previous school to ensure that EA receives all records in a timely manner.
Step 4: Have your student complete the Placement Tests.

Step 4: Have your student complete the Placement Tests.

The Placement Tests evaluate the information your student has retained from the previous or current year, depending on when your student enrolls in EA. Your student’s score, whether it is average, above average, or below average, will help inform the counselor recommendations for course selection and rigor.
Step 5: Watch the Open House video, review the Parent Orientation, and have your student complete the Student Orientation.

Step 5: Watch the Open House video, review the Parent Orientation, and have your student complete the Student Orientation.

These orientations include video tutorials, links to calendars featuring school events, and more!
Step 6: Review your student’s upcoming courses.

Step 6: Review your student’s upcoming courses.

Reviewing the courses that your student will likely take will give you an idea of what material will be covered and allow you to see if there are any required purchases.
Step 7: Review the Family Handbook that will be provided upon enrollment.

Step 7: Review the Family Handbook that will be provided upon enrollment.

Topics discussed in the handbook include in-depth policies and how to best support your student to have an excellent school year.
Step 8: Check your state requirements concerning online education.

Step 8: Check your state requirements concerning online education.

Some states will require verification that your student is enrolled at Enlightium Academy. Keep in mind that EA is teacher-led and fully accredited.
Step 9: Review/confirm your student’s schedule with the counselor.

Step 9: Review/confirm your student’s schedule with the counselor.

Once classes are assigned, you will be notified by your student's counselor via email. Families with students in grades 9-12 will need to confirm the emailed 4-year plan before courses can be assigned.
Start courses!

Start courses!

Once step 9 is complete and you have reached your desired start date, your student may begin courses!
(Unofficial) Step 10: Join the Family Alliance!

(Unofficial) Step 10: Join the Family Alliance!

All families with students enrolled are encouraged to join the Facebook Family Alliance page, where EA staff posts:

  • School events, deadlines, and reminders
  • Articles to help your family get the most out of online private homeschooling
  • Exclusive videos, polls, and more

Families can also use it as an opportunity to ask questions of EA staff or other families, as well as make connections with other EA families.

AdvancED Accreditation

AdvancED Accreditation

Accreditation ensures that other accredited schools and universities recognize our students’ transcripts, credits, and courses.
Anytime Learning

Anytime Learning

We take the classroom to wherever you may be, regardless of timezone, provided a reliable internet connection is available. Lessons can also be printed to be completed offline.
Anytime Enrollment

Anytime Enrollment

Students can enroll at any time during the year and counselors will work to align the coursework to match up to previously completed work from the other school.
Christian Worldview

Christian Worldview

Our program has a strong emphasis on incorporating the Christian worldview in everything we do. The curriculum and staff together provide a strong foundation for Christian living and firmness in faith.