Program Comparison Chart
For a limited time, we are offering a scaled down version of our independent study program as a means to support students affected by school closures due to the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic of 2020. Features of this program can be found in the third column as compared to the standard independent study program and the full online school. Different levels of support and pricing apply. The Independent Study Light program is only available for grades 6-12. Please contact the school if you have any questions. Click here to register for the Independent Study Light program. All other registrations, please use the “Enroll Today” button at the top.
|Features||Calvary Independent Study||Calvary Preparatory Academy||Special Offer 2020: Independent Study- Light||Additional Details|
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|Rigorous College Prep Courses||Included||Included||Included||All courses available, grades 6-12|
|24 Hour Access to Curriculum||Included||Included||Included||Sign in from anywhere on a laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.|
|24 Hour Access to Student Grades||Included||Included||Included||Sign in from anywhere on a laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.|
|Able to Earn High School Diploma||Included||Included||Included||Fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)||Graduation requirements must be met|
|Teacher Graded Assignments & Feedback||Limited*||Included||Not Included**||Grading of all student work, discuss grades with teacher in virtual appointment, immediate feedback and instruction||* All student work graded, but feedback limited depending on the assignments.
**Not included in the Ind. Study Light Version
|Strong Student Accountability||Limited*||Included||Limited**||Teachers and the administration work hard to actively monitor students’ progress and grades, holding them accountable and ensuring academic success.||* By design, some levels of accountability are present, but a greater role is required of the guardian or mentor.
**Automated reports only
|Course Completion Pacing||Limited*||Included||Limited*||Ensure students complete courses within set windows of time||*Supportive infrastructure is in place, but a greater role is required of guardian/mentor to ensure completion on time.|
|Email Support||Limited*||Included||Limited*||Support relating to curriculum content, tutoring, assignments, progress, grades, graduation planning, limited tech support, etc.||* Support relating to access & hosted materials, but not curriculum content, tutoring, assignments, progress, grades, graduation planning, etc.|
|Phone Support||Limited*||Included||Limited*||Support relating to curriculum content, tutoring, assignments, progress, grades, graduation planning, limited tech support, etc.||* Support relating to access & hosted materials, but not curriculum content, tutoring, assignments, progress, grades, graduation planning, etc.|
|Live-Virtual Meetings||Limited*||Included||Limited*||Students, guardians, teachers, administration and staff meet in live, virtual meetings which include audio, webcam, and chat communications, an interactive whiteboard, screen sharing, with routine occurrences that are scheduled, monitored, recorded and reviewed.||* Used only when purchased in conjunction with additional features below.|
|Regular Meetings w/ a Personal, Credentialed, Mentor Teacher||Not Included||Included||Not Included||Students meet their teachers at least once a week, one-on-one in a virtual appointment. Guardians are invited to attend via laptop, tablet, or smartphone, or in person with the student.||Like other online independent study programs, a greater role is required of the guardian/mentor.|
|Ability to Attend Field Trips*||Included||Included||Not Included||Extra curricular field trips to enhance and enrich students’ learning experiences. Field trip fees apply.||* Students may attend field trips if transportation is provided.|
|Academic Mentoring by Christian, Credentialed Teacher||Not Included||Included||Not Included||Professional mentoring by a credentialed, Christian teacher, with whom the students regularly meet.|
|Additional Tutoring||Additional Fee*||Included||Additional Fee*||Additional tutoring in a live virtual classroom.||*Additional Fees: $35 an hour.|
|Earn Accredited Jr. High & High School Credits||Included||Included||Included||Fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).|
|Professional Administrative Oversight & Intervention||Not Included||Included||Not Included||Analyze assessments, grades, prescribe intervention, mediate between parent, teacher, student. Resolution of disputes, issues, concerns, course placement, disciplinary action, etc.|
|Transcripts: Official & Unofficial||Included||Included||Included||Transcripts designate which program attended.||*Additional Fee Unofficial: $5, Official: $10|
|Graduation Planning||Additional Fee*||Included||Additional Fee*||Evaluation of transcripts, creation of grad planner, placement in courses and monitoring of progress toward graduation.||*Additional Fee: $50 transcript evaluation, $50 Annual Grad Plan|
|High School Diploma||Additional Fee*||Additional Fee*||Additional Fee*||Beautiful, customized and embossed diploma.||*Additional Fee: $75. Shipping charges apply.|
|Standardized Assessments||Additional Fee*||Included||Additional Fee*||Assess students’ progress on a national scale, beginning and end of year administrations.||*Additional Fee: $60 each administration.|
|School Community Resources||Included||Included||Not Included||Daily Bible readings discussion forum, prayer requests forum, messaging other students/staff, etc.|
|Attendance Records||Not Included||Included*||Not Included||Collection of daily attendance records. *Compliance with local and state laws is sole responsibility of parent/guardian.|
|Tech Support||Not Included||Included*||Not Included||*Limited assistance and advice with software and preferences. Does not include support for hardware, viruses, internet access, etc.|
|Additional Offerings||Not Included||Included||Not Included||The school occasionally opts to include additional offerings to full-time students, at-will, free of charge, but not guaranteed as a condition of enrollment. These may or may not include: daily study hall support, field trips, reward give-aways, etc.|
|Annual Tuition (12 Courses)||$2900||$4200||Price per course|
|Single Course Pricing- One Semester Course||$295 each||$350 each||$200* each||*Spring 2020 only|
|Single Course Pricing- Two Semester Courses||$275 each||$350 each||$200* each||*Spring 2020 only|
|Single Course Pricing- Three or More Semester Courses||$250 each||$350 each||$200* each||*Spring 2020 only|
|Additional Semester Course Full-Time Students||$250 each||$350 each||$200* each||*Spring 2020 only|
What Is Included
All enrollment packages include costs for curriculum, teacher and administrative services, counseling options, education support service, ongoing customer service and maintenance of student records, evaluations and transcripts, etc. as described in the program comparison chart.
What Is Not Included
A one-time, non-refundable, enrollment fee of $50 will be added to all initial first-time enrollments to cover costs associated with enrollment. In addition, some classes may require additional materials such as art supplies or novels (if not available from a local library or online source). Courses requiring additional supplies will be noted and should be reviewed prior to enrollment to ensure adequate access to learning materials.
Withdrawal Refund Policy
We hope you will be completely satisfied with the services and materials of Calvary Preparatory Academy. If for any reason you are not satisfied, we will refund your money based on the terms and conditions described below.
Fall & Spring: 1-30 Days From Enrollment Start Date
Summer School: 1-5 Days From Enrollment Start Date
- 75% of the tuition cost is refundable and will be applied to any remaining balance due, less the refund payment processing fees.
After Above-Specified Days of Enrollment
- No refund will be available and all unpaid balances are due immediately
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Customer Service Number
- 760 410-8283