Frequently Asked Questions

Expectations will vary from class to class, and each teacher will make these expectations clear. One and a half to two hours of homework per class meeting for highschoolers is fairly standard. Middle schoolers should expect to spend an hour at home for every hour in class. Parents are responsible for seeing that their children are prepared for class.

No. However, we have several private, qualified test administrators we recommend.

Yes. We administer the Iowa Standardized Tests for a fee.

Our students have been admitted to the following colleges:  Appalachian State University, Campbell College, Cedarville College, Christopher Newport University, College of Charleston, George Mason University, Greenville College, Grove City College , Guilford College, James Madison University, Liberty University, Lynchburg College, Messiah College, North Carolina State University, Old Dominion University, Patrick Henry College, Randolph Macon University, Regent University, Shenandoah University, University of Richmond, University of Virginia, U.S. Military Acad. (West Point), Va. Comm. Univ. (including schools of Music, Dance, Design), Virginia Tech and William and Mary.

No. Colleges will accept parental documentation (including Westminster Academy transcripts) to meet the requirement of completion of Carnegie Units for a high school diploma.

Yes. We will give students a transcript for all grades earned at Westminster Academy or with one of our teachers employed as a tutor. 

Yes. You would file a "Letter of Intent to Homeschool" with your county of residence. For further information on how to complete the form, please contact our Director.

No. Our students attend some classes on Monday / Thursday and some on Monday / Tuesday / Thursday. The students gain experience with the same kind of in-class schedule and out-of-class study pattern they will find in college. This allows students to spend less time in class and more, purposeful time at home.

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