CHIP- Christian Homeschool Instructional Partnership
To support and encourage parents as educators to fulfill their God-given responsibility for the education of their children.
To offer resources, services, equipment and books to assist home school families. (Proverbs 22:6)
Benefits for Students and Parents
Certified Instructional Staff
PLAN, PSAT, and ASVAB testing opportunities
Online access to grades
School transcripts and official cumulative school records provided
Official high school credit given for succesful completion of work
- 3-D Art
- Algebra 1, 2, & 3
- American Government
- Art 1
- Art 2 Drawing
- Art 2 Painting
- Creative Writing
- Earth Science
- English 9, 10, & 12
- French 1, 2, 3, & 4
- Microsoft Office
- Spanish 1, 2, & 3
- US History
- World Geography
If multiple classes are desired, they should be scheduled consecutively; only one study hall may be taken between desired classes.
Those that desire to take any English class must also do the accompanying summer work which is required for the class.
If a student's schedule necessitates him/her staying after 4th period and he/she wishes to buy lunch, the student must enroll in the FCS prepaid lunch program.
Students in grades 9-12 are eligible to apply. Students can enroll in 1-3 classes (3 maximum)
FCS reserves the right to determine eligibility for a class based on age of a student (in order to avoid a wide age gap within classes; i.e. 14 year old students in classes with 18 year old seniors)
Admission into some classes is based on admission testing
Complete FCS application
Interview with high school principal
Admission testing for correct placement
Students currently enrolled in the traditional program of FCS may not enroll as a home-school partner
Classes will be assigned based on availability by class period
Must meet prerequisites for some classes
$980 per class per school year
$100 application fee for testing
$50 fee for science labs
FCS will provide qualified, certified instructors for each class who are also Godly mentors and role models. FCS teachers must meet stringent professional, personal and spiritual standards.
FCS will loan textbooks to each student.
A file of test scores and grades will be maintained by the high school office.
Standardized tests will be available for students to take each year.
As educational partners with FCS, Parents should familiarize themselves with FCS philosophies, doctrinal statement, Core Purpose Statement, Core Values, Core Biblical Principles, Mission Statement, and Foundational Principles (These are available at www.fredericksburgchristian.com under "About FCS")
Parents must pick up students within 15 minutes of class dismissal
All fees must be paid (FACTS Tuition Service or lump-sum payment)
Read and sign FCS Student Handbook
All students are expected to arrive promptly at the start of class. If the student is going to be absent, the high school must be notified.
All guidelines for full time FCS students will be in force for home school students (including dress codes).
All students are responsible to be aware of special days that could change class times.
All students are welcomed to attend weekly chapels, but are required to attend at least once quarterly.