Looking for someone to teach physics to your teen? Need a way to avoid teaching algebra? Want to enroll your Kindergartener in a co-op for social time? Homeschool classes and co-ops are a great way to spend time with other homeschoolers and skill-share with other homeschool parents.
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Our listing of Iowa co-ops and academic classes for homeschoolers is ordered alphabetically by city, with co-ops in the first section and all other academic resources below. If you would like to submit a Iowa co-op or academic resource, you may do so using the red button above.
Iowa Homeschooling Co-ops
Raising Arrows Co-op - IowaDes Moines
Raising Arrows is a co-operative of Christian families who feel God’s calling to educate our children at home. We desire to provide a structure where we can work together to refine and develop well-rounded students to be bold and strong arrows for Christ. Our weekly classes supplement the student’s home curriculum through Art, PE, STEM, and other enrichment classes, service projects, and educational field trips. We also offer various activities outside of our regular weekly classes to encourage and develop community and deep, wholesome relationships.
Branches exists as a homeschool co-op of passionate Christian parents who have a conviction to educate our children at home. We come together to fellowship, build relationships, and to offer group classes in order to supplement and enrich our children’s education. Our vision is to provide a Christ-centered environment that is led by parents who desire to fulfill the responsibility God has placed on us. We hope to create a co-op that aims at encouraging and equipping families through supplemental curriculum, field trips, service projects, play dates, and holiday celebrations.
Veritas Catholic AcademyMarion
Veritas Catholic Academy exists to serve homeschooling families in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Coralville, North Liberty, and surrounding areas.
Omaha Homeschool Learning CenterOmaha metropolitan area
The Omaha Homeschool Learning Center provides weekly classes for ages 3-18 to supplement home curriculum. The Learning Center typically offers 80-90 classes per semester with 550 or more kids in attendance throughout the day.
Metro Home EducatorsWaterloo/Cedar Falls
Metro Home Educators (MHE) is a support group for homeschooling families living in, or near, the Cedar Valley. We offer many opportunities for member families to enhance their homeschooling experience. There are three main components under the MHE umbrella: Co-op, CORE Classes and Supplemental Opportunities.
Iowa Homeschooling Classes & Academic Enrichment
Threads of AmesAmes
Threads of Ames is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching, enhancing, and empowering home education in Ames and the surrounding areas. Threads has developed educational programs for students in pre-kindergarten through grade twelve. Their programs offer age-appropriate classes once a week to all grade levels, taught by competent teachers following the classical model of education. Their goals are to meet the different educational needs, desires, and goals of local homeschool families with kindness and grace, and to provide programs that enrich students in various developmental stages. Math, science, language, english, writing, geography, history, timeline, etc. are offered at most levels. Need help teaching high school chemistry? Threads offers that class, complete with labs.
The Network - IowaDes Moines
The Network is a Christian organization for families who are actively engaged in the home schooling process. Our classes are a supplement, not a replacement, for home education. We meet on Mondays at Grace Church (4200 E 25th Street, Des Moines, IA). Students receive 90 minutes of instruction per week for each class in which they are enrolled. During the rest of the week, students complete homework assignments, work on projects, read course material, and study for upcoming quizzes and tests. Parents help students organize their schedules for adequate studying, review assignments before they are turned in, and maintain good communication with teachers. Parents also have opportunities to assist The Network community in various capacities.
Aspire AcademyDes Moines, Iowa
Successfully improving student reading, writing and spelling for 5 years. Is your child bright and intelligent, but struggles with reading, writing and spelling? Do they guess at short words, stumble through long words, and tire easily when reading? 80% of students who struggle with reading have undiagnosed dyslexia, and they need a very specific method to master reading. We help students master reading every day, and we don’t give up on them. We screen for dyslexia and tutor children using the Orton-Gillingham method. For children who need help with writing we have staff certified in IEW. We have daytime hours available and are very flexible for home school parents and coops.
Boost A Child's Skill LevelIowa City, Cedar Rapids
Enrichment Therapy and Learning Center provides learning strategies in the areas of speech, reading, math, writing and comprehension.
Enrichment TherapiesIowa City, Cedar Rapids
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist with personal home-school experience offering services in the areas of articulation, phonological awareness, literacy, receptive language (increasing comprehension and memory) and expressive language (increasing verbal skills). Uses the Lindamood-Bell programs.
Iowa Classical ConversationsIowa Statewide
CC is a national homeschooling program that uses a Bible based curriculum taught in a christian, classical tradition. Classes are geared for age 4 through high school.
Enrichment Therapy & Learning CenterNorth Liberty and Urbandale
Enrichment Therapy & Learning Center offers speech-language therapy, private tutoring, and small group academic programs. The learning specialists and speech-language pathologists understand that each child learns differently so professionals take an individualized approach with each student, and tailor the curriculum for your child’s learning style. Offering free screenings and consultations for anyone that is unsure which program would best fit their child's learning needs. Visit the website or call at 515-419-4270 (Des Moines/Johnston) or 319-626-2553 (Iowa City/North Liberty) to learn more about how to help your child succeed! Two Locations: North Liberty: 1210 Jordan Street, Suite 2A North Liberty, IA 52317 Urbandale: 5530 West Pkwy, Suite 300, Johnston IA 50131
Christian Homeschool Assistance Program of Oskaloosa (CHAP)Oskaloosa
Christian Homeschool Assistance Program is organized exclusively for religious and educational purposes. The mission of Christian Homeschool Assistance Program (CHAP) is to love and honor Christ as we encourage, educate and engage with the local community of homeschool families.
Aspire Academy is a learning center that helps students who struggle with reading, writing, and spelling. They use the Wilson Orton-Gillingham method that focuses on teaching the five building blocks of reading with a strong phonics emphasis. Their methods help children “crack the code” in a systematic, student-paced process. They also teach the IEW Structure and Style program for students who struggle with writing once they’ve achieved grade-level spelling. Aspire Academy also consults with homeschool parents who are struggling with reading, spelling, and handwringing. They also screen for dyslexia and can help identify why children are struggling to read, write, and spell.