The MorningStar Academy Basics

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What is The MorningStar Academy?

The MorningStar Academy is a  private Christian online school, accredited by the National Private Schools Accreditation Alliance and registered with the Florida Department of Education. This accreditation and compliance with all applicable Florida laws allows us to offer the wonderful curriculum and online delivery which meets or exceeds various U.S., state and local standards. The [...]

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Since The MorningStar Academy is accredited, does that mean it offers credits?

Accreditation means that the academic program was approved by an official accrediting agency. Accreditation is often confused with the ability of an academy institution to grant credits. Accreditation and the granting of and acceptance of credits are three very different issues. MorningStar Academy grants credits for its courses because it is a registered school that [...]

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At what age can my student start?

Students grow at different rates and the "starting" age should be different as well. If you feel your student(s) may benefit from The MorningStar Academy, they may enroll at any age prior to the age of 18. The average age to begin Kindergarten is 5 years and students cannot enroll in The MorningStar Academy for [...]

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Does The MorningStar Academy adhere to any specific denomination?

The MorningStar Academy is Christian and follows Protestant Biblical teaching. It has no specific denominational or cultural focus and is doctrinally acceptable to a broad range of conservative Christian denominations. For more information, please see our Statement of Faith on our website at http://www.learningbygrace.org/LBG_who/statement1.php

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What academic resources are included with my enrollment?

Academic resources and features include: • Partnership with The MorningStar Academy • A comprehensive selection of grade-appropriate courses covering many academic topics, including exciting electives. Choose up to 6 each year. • Textbooks, workbooks and offline activities • Academic Counselors, available for an unlimited number of questions through the Message Center and our online Live [...]

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What is the parent’s role?

Because The MorningStar Academy is an online private school, it provides comprehensive lessons, teacher instruction, grading, and record keeping. Because students are learning at home, The MorningStar Academy depends on parents to ensure their student is attending class each day and will meet all attendance requirements required by private school law. We also encourage parents [...]

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If we don’t like online learning, are we committed to the entire year?

Families who withdraw within the first 30 days are obligated for the first tuition payment, registration fee and shipping charges. These charges are not refunded. However, the CD Usage Fee will be refunded when the CDs are returned. Those who withdraw after the 30-day period are obligated for the entire yearly tuition as well as [...]

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