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Local Homeschool Groups

Independent Christian Academics and Networking
ICAN is a new local homeschool group in the Springtown area with co-ops, field trips and more available.

Parker County Christian Home Educators

The Facebook page to chat and plan with other members of PCCHE and information on local activities and co-op classes. Fees are required.

Parker-Wise County Homeschooling Group

A Facebook page for a Homeschooling networking group which serves Parker and Wise County areas.

WACHE (Westside Association of Christian Home Educators)

This homeschool cooperative has members living on the west side of Ft. Worth, but is also open to membership outside of that area. Offering activities, programs, classes and fellowship to supplement your homeschooling, you can locate Spring 2020 classes on the Schedule page.

Educational Supplies

The Niche (Bowie Learning Center)
Brought to you by WISD, this service is open to the public. Get all your homeschool supplies like various paper sizes, lamination, tracing via a projector, and more for very reasonable prices.

Homeschool Classes

Aledo Christian School Homeschool Classes

View the current course descriptions to find out what subjects are offered at grade and age level for your students. Class fees and/or supplies may apply.

Fort Worth Zoo
The zoo offers homeschool classes during the school year for children (ages 6-12) which include a live animal presentation, a zoo hike, and admission on the class day. The same class is offered two times per month on two different topics (one for the younger, and one for the older age group). Volunteers from age 12-17 are also accepted after an interview process to assist with Zoo Preschool crafts, excursions, and the Summer Zoo Camp.

The Learning Den
Another option in nearby Wise county, this consignment shop for used curriculum and similar items offers free and low-cost classes such as art, STEM, history and more. They have a vision to serve and encourage the local homeschool community.

Nexus Christian Academy
This one-day-a-week academy offers quality core classes for college prep to homeschoolers on the West side of the Metroplex. Classes are available for junior high through high school students and meets at the Azle First Assembly of God. Dual Credit classes at TCC are possible. Private music lessons are also available as well as weekly Bible studies and dance lessons. Graduation and prom participation are additional perks to consider.

WISE Christian Homeschool

If you live closer to the northern Parker County border, this could be a convenient option for classes. Based out of Bridgeport, courses for all grade levels and various interests are available. To find out more, view the schedule for 2019-2020.  Registration fees apply.

Hybrid Schools

Heritage Christian Academy

Core or a la carte classes for homeschoolers available at this local co-op in Granbury. Social memberships also available for those interested in field trips, outings, and travel. Innovative teaching methods are employed and combined with family learning experiences. A Theatre Arts class and private voice lessons also available. For more information, go to Heritage Christian Academy (Facebook).

Legacy Christian Academy of Granbury
Using classically based curriculum, Legacy Christian Academy of Granbury offers an abbreviated schedule three days a week and provides an individualized learning experience for each student.

Mosaic Academy
This private part-time K-12 school for Home Educators is located in Fort Worth. They partner with parents to provide a selection of courses, electives, and socialization options that meets the learning needs of each student while offering a faith-based teaching approach. Apply now for 2018-2019 school year.

Pinnacle Christian School
As a Christian private school, this hybrid school college-preparatory teaching with the joys of homeschooling. Students attend class on Tuesdays & Thursdays to engage in group projects, science lab work, STEM-based learning, and more while gaining support and accountability.

The Rock Academy

Partnering with families, this university model hybrid school meets Tuesdays & Thursdays with classes for pre-school through 9th grade. Several sports and dance options are available through this same business. Open gym time is available for homeschoolers on Thursdays from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

SEEK Collaborative
SEEK Collaborative is a new hybrid school in Parker County meeting two days a week. Stressing a hands-on approach and encouraging life-long learning, parents and students of this community are committed to a Christian worldview. For more information, contact by e-mail at seekcollaborative@gmail.com.

Homeschool Sports

Nock It Archery Center
Homeschool Archery Team meets every Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Decatur. Homeschoolers (ages 8-18) in the Parker-Wise area are welcome to attend. Participation fees apply.

Parker-Tarrant Home School Sports
PTHSS offers volleyball, basketball, baseball, and football. Fees are required.

Weatherford Express

This local homeschool sports team offers 6-man football, a football spirit team, basketball and volleyball. Fees are required.

Homeschool Fun

Film Alley Homeschoolers’ Day Out

This fun local entertainment option should be highlighted. Every Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., homeschoolers get a family price of $15 (up to 8) to bowl and includes shoes. More information is also available on Film Alley’s Facebook page

The Rock of Sports and Performing Arts
Remember that open gym time is available for homeschoolers on Thursdays from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

The Swim Lesson People
Swim lessons, water fitness and parties are offered year round for all ages in an indoor facility. Homeschool Open Swim is the last Friday of each month for a two-hour period. Cost is $5 per swimmer and place a reservation ahead of time.

Fine Arts

Texas Music Teachers Association
This list includes all TMTA teachers within 20 miles of Weatherford and contact information.

Travis Academy of Fine Arts
TAFA offers opportunities for homeschool students to participate in group-based artistic expression. Band, ballet, choir, worship leadership and songwriting classes require an audition and application process. Fees are required upon approval.

Weatherford Music Academy
This new Parker county music school offers private piano, guitar, voice, ukulele, violin, viola, cello, woodwind and brass instrument lessons and focuses on music technology and artist development programs such as songwriting. Daytime lessons are available for preschoolers, homeschoolers, and adults. 

Local Lessons (all require registration and tuition)

Bergmann School of Dance
Classical ballet is the foundation for other dance styles classes, such as tap and jazz. Angela focuses on dance education rather than competition in her approach and is also a certified Pilates instructor, performing liturgical dance for worship services and workshops.

The Burch School of Music
This local brother-sister team offers lessons in Kindermusik®; and piano lessons for all age levels. 

Local lessons are available in piano or organ from an experienced classroom and homeschool teacher. Ms. Leigh Johansen has experience across all ages and especially excels at the early learning and elementary levels. She has developed a teaching system that incorporates colors to teach keyboarding skills while offering a repertoire of various musical styles. Immediate openings for lessons are available.

Lakeshore Drive Academy of the Arts

Private piano and voice lessons are taught by qualified teachers as a ministry of Lakeshore Drive Baptist Church. Drama lessons are also available.

Parker County Childbloom® Guitar Program
Kevin Townson provides small group guitar lessons in a step by step program called Childbloom®. Private lessons are also available.

For Local Resources for special needs and struggling learners, see the Special Needs webpage.

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 The Weatherford Public Library is providing this resource to assist local homeschoolers. A great amount of the information is useful for all educators and parents. It is not an endorsement of any product or business mentioned or a promotion of homeschooling as a preference over other choices in education.