Re-Enrollment is now open - save up to 35% off of tuition
Stanford 10 registration is now open for students in grades 3-10
The Quarter Break is March 13-17. Students will not have access to Ignitia
Spring Break is April 1-5. Students will have access to courses, but teacher support will be limited
Take the Parent-Teacher Conference survey to let us know what you enjoyed about the conferences and where there is room for improvement
Read the private school tax articles for Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Minnesota, South Carolina, and Wisconsin
Watch the Behavioral Policy videos by Assistant Principal Mr. Lambert
- We have redesigned our enrollment form to be filled out per individual student, which will allow us to move toward a more streamlined experience during the school year and for future re-enrollment.
- Enlightium Academy administration has worked hard to make the 2019–20 school year an even better experience for all EA families based on the feedback we have collected over the year.
- The Stanford 10 standardized assessment is available to students in grades 3-10 and is required for students in grades 4, 6, 8, and 10.
- The Stanford 10 is a set of standardized achievement tests used for assessing children’s skills in English, math, history, and science.
- Allowing students to take the Stanford 10 also allows EA to compare its students’ scores to the national average. We encourage all eligible EA students to take this test to attain an updated benchmark of overall academic performance at each student’s respective grade level.
- Registration deadline: Sunday, April 7th at 11:59 pm PT
- Test dates: Wednesday, April 24th - Friday, April 26th (students will test all three days)
- Test times:
- 9:00 am Pacific Time/12:00 pm Eastern Time
- 12:30 pm Pacific Time/3:30 pm Eastern Time
- Tests will last 2–3 hours each day
- Parent-Teacher Conferences were held during the month of February for the second semester. However, if your student is struggling in an individual course, parents are highly encouraged to reach out to the student’s teacher at any point in the year. You can find teachers’ contact information in each teacher’s welcome email or on Enlightium Academy’s Teacher page
- Enlightium Academy hosted a day of Prayer, which coincided with the monthly chapel service. More information can be found under the “Spiritual Support” section below.
- Enlightium Academy published four articles and one new series for online private homeschool families:
- Study Tips: Using Flash Cards: Flashcards can be a helpful studying tool, if you know how to use them. English and History Teacher Ms. Fink has created a helpful guide for students detailing how to use flashcards effectively.
- Your Guide to Public School Alternatives in Colorado: Academic Advisor Mr. Seo provided a list of requirements for families who choose to homeschool in Colorado.
- What Every Online Student Taking a World Language Needs to Know: Typing Accent Marks and Other Special Characters: World language teacher Ms. Payne provides some helpful resources for online students who need to type in a foreign language.
- Online Student Computer Software Requirements: Communications Director Mr. Brooks has written an article about what the software requirements are for students attending an online school.
- Series: Private School Tax Season: Communications Director Mr. Brooks wrote a series of articles to help explain the tax benefits for which families enrolled in Enlightium Academy may be eligible.
- Tuesday, March 12th: End of the 3rd Quarter - students will have access to Ignitia until 11:59 pm PT
- Wednesday, March 13th - Sunday, March 17th: Quarter Break - students will not have access to Ignitia
- Monday, March 18th: Start of the 4th Quarter - students will have access to Ignitia
- Friday, March 29th: 3rd Quarter reports will be emailed
- Monday, April 1st - Friday, April 5th: Spring Break - students will have access to Ignitia but no new assignments will be assigned. EA’s office will be closed and teacher support will be limited
- Sunday, April 7th: Registration for Stanford 10 Assessment ends
- Friday, April 19th: Good Friday - students will have access to Ignitia, but EA’s office will be closed and teacher support will not be available
- Sunday, April 21st: Easter Sunday Observation
- Wednesday, April 24th - Friday, April 26th: Stanford 10 student assessment for grades 3–10 - students will have access to Ignitia but no new assignments will be assigned
- Click here for a printable calendar, which your student can post at his/her workstation
- Click here to add a digital calendar to your Google calendar. You may need to create a Gmail account
- Parent-Teacher Conferences took place during the month of February
- If your family missed the deadline, you can still reach out to your student’s teachers at any point in the school year. You can find their contact information in their welcome email and on the Teachers page
- Whether you participated in Parent-Teacher Conferences or not, please take this short survey. Your feedback helps us improve the conferences for future years!
- Seven states have tax benefits for students enrolled in a private school. Before filing your taxes, be sure to click the article for your state to learn more, do your own research, and/or speak with a tax preparer before filing your taxes.
- If your state is not listed, it is because your state does not currently offer tax benefits for private school students. You can write to your representatives to request that they create legislature that allows for benefits for private school students.
- In order to hold students to a high academic standard and Christian character, Enlightium Academy has developed a behavior policy that can be found in the EA Family Handbook. However, sometimes these expectations can be confusing and difficult to navigate for both parents and students. In the following video, Mr. Lambert discusses Enlightium Academy’s policies on plagiarism and the intent behind those policies.
- Now that the tax season is upon us, many families may find themselves with a refund. For this reason, we want to remind you that you have the option to pay off a portion or all of your remaining tuition early. Simply email firstname.lastname@example.org with how much you would like to pay off and which of the following options you would like to take advantage of:
- Make an additional payment, removing the final month from your payment schedule.
- Pay off a large portion of your tuition, reducing the amount paid each month in the future.
- Completely pay off your remaining tuition.
- Some parents call in asking for our Tax ID number. Keep in mind that, even though a handful of states have tax benefits for private school enrollment, a Tax ID is not required for those credits. A Tax ID is only needed to receive federal credits on college tuition. Enlightium Academy will not be issuing 1098-T statements, since only colleges and universities provide those statements. If you need your history of payments in 2018, email email@example.com to request a statement.
- In order to hold students to a high academic standard and Christian character, Enlightium Academy has developed a behavior policy that can be found in the EA Family Handbook. However, sometimes these expectations can be confusing and difficult to navigate for both parents and students. Mr. Lambert, the Assistant Principal at Enlightium Academy, would like to announce a video series to be released in the Spring of 2019. These short videos will discuss Enlightium Academy’s policies regarding blank submissions, plagiarism, etc. Be on the lookout for those videos on our YouTube channel, the Facebook Family Alliance Group, and this Parent Page.
- The Bridge Program was designed to benefit students and families in providing academic and motivational support for students. The Bridge Team takes adequate time to:
- Know your student’s academic situation and struggles
- Help your student come up with goals to get back on track in progressing through the courses
- Help bring up low and/or failing grades
- Equip your student with resources to work independently in case he/she struggles academically in the future
- This support provides the accountability, encouragement, and motivation that many students may need in an online school setting. EA believes that by giving students extra support and encouragement, we will help them to see that they have God-given abilities to be successful and confident in life.
- When applying to a college or university, confirm all due dates for application and registration in your Naviance Student account
- The College, Career, and Life Readiness videos in your Naviance Student account are required for graduation. Check your 4-year plan. If Naviance CCLR has been added to your plan you will have until May 29th to complete the 16 lessons. There is no incorrect answer so please answer the questions honestly and to the best of your ability
- Please review the Senior Winter/Spring Calendar College Checklist to better prepare for college
- Keeping to a good pace when taking AP or DE/CC courses is extremely important. Do not hesitate to reach out to your teacher with any questions on the assignments this week
- All AP students and their parents need to view this resource from CollegeBoard for students who do not attend a brick-and-mortar school. This resource will help students register and best prepare for the AP exam. This resource will also be provided to AP students by their AP course teacher(s)
- AP exams are always scheduled during the first two weeks of May. EA students are advised to contact CollegeBoard AP Services by March 1st to obtain a list of local AP coordinators and testing locations. The second semester is a great time to register with CollegeBoard for helpful resources, practice questions, calendar updates, and useful tips for aspiring college students
- To take the exam, AP students need to register by creating an account with CollegeBoard
- Students are encouraged to follow the AP Calendar to stay informed on various important deadlines such as when to sign up for the exam
- If you’re having a great experience at EA, take advantage of our Referral Program. With the Referral Program, you can refer a friend, a neighbor or a member of your extended family to EA. You will receive a $50 Amazon gift card or $50 credit on tuition; the referred party will receive a $50 credit on tuition upon mentioning your name as the referrer on the application. Check out Enlightium Academy’s Referral Program page for more information.