Academy for Excellence
E-mail: Kristi Stapler
Administrator's Name: Kristi Stapler
Website URL: Academy for Excellence
Location (mailing address): Lincoln, Alabama
Office hours (for phone contact): M,W,Th, F 1pm-5pm and Tu 9am-noon
Sponsoring church: Eureka Baptist Church, Talladega, AL
Enrollment area: Local (St. Clair, Talladega, and Calhoun counties), and Statewide
Statement of Faith: We do not require a statement of faith or membership in a specific church, but as a Christian school we do require a Bible subject/class. Parents can determine the form or style of that class without having to purchase curriculum for it.
HSLDA: We offer free membership with Center for Homeschool Liberty by NCLL
General description (or Mission Statement): We attempt to function as a true ministry of the church to homeschooling families by keeping our fees low and support high. We accept mid-term enrollments and work with families all over the state. We also keep try to keep our standards to a level that our school will not harm homeschooling efforts in Alabama.
Requirements: The major requirements are to report attendance and grades online at least twice a year. Curriculum must be reported for required subjects, also. Local families attend 2 meetings a year and Statewide families have 2 phone conferences yearly. High school students must achieve credits for graduation for 3 types of diplomas.
Fees: Vary from $160 to $225 the first year for the full family. (Usually less in following years.)
Services: Fulfill legal requirements as a Church school in AL; curriculum advising from a very experienced homeschooling Mom; teacher and student ID cards; online reporting; field trips and activities available for local families; transcripts, diplomas and graduation ceremony.
Additional Info: Initial information packets are emailed for families to print. Print copies available upon request.
Information here last verified on 04/01/14.
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