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WHAT FAMILIES LOVE ABOUT LUOA
With LUOA, you aren’t just homeschooling — you are transforming your home into a private Christian school. Here are a few more reasons to make LUOA your educational choice.
ACCREDITATION LUOA is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and Cognia, which is the parent organization for the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC), and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI). The Commonwealth of Virginia also recognizes LUOA as a member institution of the Virginia Council for Private Education.
AFFORDABILITY LUOA offers the best of a private, homeschool, Christian school experience at a surprisingly affordable rate. And LUOA’s convenient payment plan allows you to pay tuition in five or 10 monthly payments — interest free! Families enrolling three or more students qualify for a family discount. Visit LibertyOnlineAcademy.com/Tuition-and-Fees for current information on tuition — and don't forget about our 30-day money-back guarantee!
FLEXIBILITY LUOA’s online courses allow students to access their class materials 24 hours a day, providing both flexibility and convenience for varying schedules. Students can enroll in LUOA at any point throughout the year, so there is no need to delay a move or wait for the end of a traditional school year. Students can also use a self-paced schedule during a 10-month period in order to fit their coursework around their busy lives!
SUPPORT LUOA students always have access to their teachers via the curriculum message system or by phone during regular office hours. Each student is also assigned a personal academic advisor. Technical support is available through Liberty University.
TEACHER-LED INSTRUCTION LUOA teachers are certified and licensed professionals who guide students through personalized curriculum, providing relevant and engaging classroom material.
Lessons for online classes are interactive and designed to stimulate the student's interest, engage them in the learning process, and capture their imagination. Although coursework promotes self-instruction, parental guidance is essential. Since faith is an important educational component, LUOA teaches all classes from a biblical worldview.
FIVE CORE SUBJECTS
SCIENCE BIBLE MATHEMATICS
Electives include classes such as guitar, public speaking, creative writing, and foreign languages, with new courses continually being added. Based on transcript and placement tests, LUOA can customize a series of courses to meet your student's educational needs.
ROLLING ENROLLMENT Enroll your student at any point with weekly enrollment. LUOA courses are offered in both full-year (containing 10 units, equivalent to one credit) and half-year (containing five units, equivalent to a half credit) formats. ENROLL YOUR STUDENT TODAY!
REGISTRATION Registration includes four steps, but you are only required to complete two of them â€” application and Financial Check-In (FCI). LUOA will complete the remaining steps and provide you with the information needed for your student to begin their coursework.
Complete the online application at LibertyOnlineAcademy.com.
Receive a personalized class schedule from your student's admissions counselor.
Receive contact from an admissions counselor within 72 hours.
Complete your student's FCI.
Once LUOA has received your tuition payment, you will have online access to your student's curriculum depending on the start date.
HEAR FROM OUR
WHAT DID YOU LIKE BEST ABOUT LUOA? My favorite thing about LUOA was learning and interacting with the school administration, who truly cared about my success.
WHAT HAS YOUR EXPERIENCE WITH LUOA BEEN LIKE? I absolutely enjoyed everything about LUOA. If I had to pick one thing, I would say that I love how the teachers care for the students and are always ready to help.
NOW OFFERING NCAA-APPROVED COURSES
BENEFITS OF TAKING LUOA ENHANCED COURSES FLEXIBILITY: Your student can access their courses wherever they are, which makes it easier to balance growing as both a student and an athlete. COMMUNITY: Students have higher levels of
teacher interaction, lower student-to-teacher ratio, and opportunities to interact with fellow classmates.
If your student wishes to compete in a college NCAA sport, all of the LUOA enhanced courses and dual enrollment courses have been approved by the NCAA for Division I program participation!
TEACHER-LED: Students receive more
WHAT IS NCAA ELIGIBILITY?
ACADEMIC SUPPORT: Teachers will hold
NCAA eligibility means that your student will be certified by the NCAA Eligibility Center to compete at an NCAA Division I or II school.
accountability through our enhanced courses, with higher expectations on attendance at live teacher sessions and participation in discussion boards.
conferences with students through Canvas (LUOA's learning management platform) before each module test to ensure students understand the material. Additionally, an adult must proctor the semester and final exams.
I LOVE TO INVEST IN MY STUDENTS BY PAYING ATTENTION TO THE LITTLE DETAILS,
which all add up to make a big impact. Mrs. Rachael Savini LUOA TEACHER
DUAL ENROLLMENT PROGRAM À LA CARTE TRACK Through a partnership with Liberty University, high school juniors and seniors enrolled in LUOA can take online college courses and begin earning college credit while satisfying their high school requirements. The dual enrollment program launches students into college early, offering online courses in eight- or sixteen-week sub-terms throughout the year and at a discounted tuition rate — approximately 75% less than Liberty University’s residential part-time tuition rate. Each course earns a half credit toward high school requirements, and most earn three credits designed to transfer to colleges and universities nationwide.
ASSOCIATE DEGREE TRACK Your student can graduate with their high school diploma and pursue an associate degree through Liberty University. This option can save them time and money on their bachelor's degree, regardless of where they attend college. We have 15 tracks available, which include: Business, Criminal Justice, Education, Information Systems, Interdisciplinary Studies, Paralegal Studies, Psychology, and Religion.
Associate Degree Programs* Through our dual enrollment program, students can earn an associate degree upon the completion of all high school coursework. By following a specific course of study, students fulfill all requirements for both a high school diploma and an associate degree from Liberty University. Program Benefits: • 100% online • 8- or 16-week courses • Taught by Liberty University professors • Most classes are worth 3 or 4 college credits *Associate degrees are awarded by Liberty University upon completion of high school requirements.
Online Certificate Programs Completing any of our online certificates is one of the fastest ways to get the skills your student needs while also helping them work toward their long-term educational goals. LUOA’s certificate program can also enhance your student’s marketability with employers, and these programs transfer to an associate or bachelor’s degree! Potential Program Benefits: • Develop program-specific skills • Earn a credentialed certificate • Transfer to a college degree
GUARANTEED COLLEGE SAVINGS LUOA graduates who immediately enroll in one of Liberty's online programs to pursue a bachelor's degree will receive a 15% discount on regular tuition.
SAVE TIME AND MONEY Interest-free, monthly payment options are available for homeschool tuition.
Frequently asked questions: WHAT IS THE PARENT’S ROLE versus
The parent is seen as the primary — or first in line — teacher, partnering with the Academy support staff. Parents hold students accountable for completing assignments and progressing in their courses. As the primary teacher, you are your child's "first responder" with help for academic questions. Next in line is your Academy teacher, who uses the built-in messaging system for student/teacher correspondence. Liberty University Online Academy teachers are available to students and parents for real-time/live-voice additional assistance via telephone when needed.
WHAT IS A typical
school DAY LIKE?
You arrange the school day as you see fit. You may have your student do all the work in one sitting or space it out over the day. Time spent on the computer will vary depending on your school calendar, the number of subjects that have been assigned, and the student's understanding of the course material. Generally, a student taking a full course load spread over a 180-day (not counting weekends and holidays) school year will spend three to five hours a day on the computer.
HOW LONG DOES THE enrollment
The enrollment process can take a few days or up to a few weeks. The timeframe will depend on which program you choose, how accessible your child’s records are, and how available your student is for possible assessment testing. Special approval or unique situations can arise that increase the length of the enrollment process.
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF my student misses DO WE NEED TO NOTIFY THE ACADEMY?
a scheduled day of work?
One of the benefits of schooling online is the flexibility of the schedule. With the Academy, you have the flexibility to change your schedule when it becomes necessary. You do not need to notify the Academy of a school day that has been missed.
How does the student COMMUNICATE WITH AN ACADEMY TEACHER? The student can communicate with their Academy teachers in two ways. The first is through the messaging system in the curriculum, and the second is through comment boxes built into the curriculum. Please note that if you are contacting a teacher about grading, teachers have 48 hours to grade an assignment. If you are contacting a teacher about a lesson question, teachers have 24 hours to respond. Students may also contact a subject specialist by phone at (866) 418-8741, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. EST.
LUOA SOCIAL CONNECTION
LUOA students have the unique opportunity to build community at events like our graduation ceremony, annual Christmas party, and LUOA family weekend. Students have attended the Bedford D-Day Memorial Homeschool Day, tailgated at both Liberty and Auburn University, and laid wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery, to name just a few things. We are also implementing clubs for students in the near future. Though LUOA is an online community, there is no shortage of opportunities for social connections.
CONNECT WITH US
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APPLY TODAY To request more information about LUOA or to apply for enrollment, visit LibertyOnlineAcademy.com or call (866) 418-8741.
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