The mission of the Cedar Rapids Home School Assistance Program is to provide an educational alternative that benefits homeschooling families, meets the educational requirements of the school district, builds community and considers the best interest of the student.
Parent / Teacher Support
The home school assistance program office is located in Wilson Middle School at 2301 J St SW, Cedar Rapids.
The main office can be reached at 319-558-2088.
They can be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested in enrolling in the home school program? Learn more about registration and enrollment here. Interested students may tour our facilities.
Resource Teacher The Cedar Rapids Home School Assistance program is staffed by certified resource teachers. Each family is assigned a teacher who works directly with the family to provide: a minimum of 16 contacts per year- 8 visits must be in-person with parent and child(ren), curriculum assistance, learning and goal setting assistance, formal and informal student assessment, and support with learning activities, lesson planning examples, scheduling, etc.
Enrichment Classes Weekly enrichment classes are held for K-12 students and allow an in person school setting. Elementary classes are taught on Tuesdays. Middle and high school classes are taught on Thursdays. Classes may include science, math, language arts, art, PE, history, and study skills. Students will eat lunch at school and students in grades K-5 will have recess. The enrichment day is a great time for students to learn from a certified teacher and build their social skills.
Educational Resources K-12 curriculum can be rented in reading, language arts, math, social studies, science, other high school courses (both a teacher’s edition and student text are included as available). Edgenuity online classes are available for middle and high school students. There is a lending library with books, curriculum, educational resources, and games.
Dual Enrollment K-12 Students may attend classes at their neighborhood school for academic classes, IEP support, PACT/Prime Time, fine arts, athletics, activities, and clubs
Activities Homeschool students may participate in the following teacher supported activities: clubs- held once a week at Wilson, family friendly field trips, Club create- held quarterly at Wilson to create various art projects, STEAM events- science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities held at Wilson, First Lego League (FLL) non-competitive for grades K-3, First Lego League (FLL) competitive for grades 4-8, Chess Club-held virtually for students in grades 3 – 12.