Academy District 20

 Back to School 2015-2016

Welcome and welcome back to the

2015 Best of the Springs 

Home School Academy !

 We hope you enjoyed a wonderful​ summer.  We are all so excited for a ​great school ​year. 

Ways to see what is going on at HSA:
  • look at the calendars to the right on the HSA Home Page
  • look at your teacher websites which can be found under HSA Staff List at top of page
  • updates and news via email 20Alerts

 Best of the Springs 2015


The D20 Home School Academy received the top Gold Award in the Best Home School category of the 
2015 Best of the Springs!  We are truly honored that we were voted the best.  
To all of our students and their families -
 THANK YOU for being part of our HSA family!

 Home School Academy Programs

The Home School Academy will offer 4 programs for the 2015-2016 school year:
- CORE  (new!)  Grades K-8  This program will offer Math and English Language Arts curriculum focused on building foundations and support for homeschooled students and parents.  A  partnership between the student, parent, and HSA teachers will be built.  (Mondays K-8)
- STEM Academy   Grades K-8  This program provides projected based learning that integrates Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. (Wednesdays K-5, Thursdays K-8 or Fridays K-8)
- Academy of Arts  Grades K-8  This program blends integrated arts and performing arts with a focus on social studies.  (Tuesdays K-8 or Wednesdays 1st-5)
- TRACKS   Grades 3-8  This is an outdoor education program hosted at the School in the Woods property in the Black Forest. (Mondays 7-8, Thursdays 5-6, Fridays 3-4)
Click here to view the powerpoint of the HSA Info meeting presentation.

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Testing Info

​Deadline for STAR testing registration for fall is MIDNIGHT Thursday, September 4. Please use the following link for requesting testing. Testing can be done for students in grades 3-8.

 Our HSA Mission

​The mission of the District 20 Home School Academy is to enhance student learning and to support homeschooling families through quality instruction in varied and enriched learning environments.  


We provide:

  • an enriched and extended curriculum that will complement the core instruction provided by homeschooling educators.
  • homeschooling families access to additional resources that will supplement home school instruction.
  • homeschooling families a connection to the public school setting, but do not offer a full array of education services including special education services.
STEM9/1/2015 5:00 PM
ARTS, CORE9/1/2015 6:15 PM
District closed9/7/2015 12:00 AM
No students9/8/2015 12:00 AM
No students10/8/2015 12:00 AM
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District closed9/7/2015 12:00 AM
No students10/9/2015 12:00 AM
Schools closed11/23/2015 12:00 AM
Schools closed12/21/2015 12:00 AM
TRACKS1/11/2016 9:00 AM
TRACKS1/14/2016 9:00 AM
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​Jolynn Patterson

Administrator for Home School Academy Programs