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Home Schooling

Program Description

Home schooling allows parents to be their child’s primary educator. They are responsible for managing, delivering and supervising their child's courses of study.



  • Access to supportive and knowledgeable teachers experienced in home education
  • Ability to create a customized curriculum based on student’s interest, needs and abilities
  • Increased comfort and familiarity using tools like discussion boards, video conferencing and online chat

Program delivery

  • A home education plan that outlines goals, activities, instructional methods and evaluation methods
  • Access to online resources and school library (fee applicable)
  • Participation in field trips and on-site enrichment activities with other home-schooled students and their families
  • Opportunities for students and families to interact and share information through online learning communities
  • Assessment of student progress conducted by a teacher at least twice during the school year


  • Students must be in Grades 1 to 12
  • Parents must complete a home education plan

For more information about eligibility and programming options, contact Argyll Centre.


Supplemental funding to cover costs related to your child's programming is available through reimbursement. For more information about funding, contact Argyll Centre.

Alberta Curriculum

Parents can choose to use any, some or all of the curriculum determined by Alberta Education when developing their child’s programming. For more information about curriculum, contact Argyll Centre.


Elementary 2024–25

Junior High 2024–25

Senior High 2024–25