Below you will find free all-in-one homeschool curriculum programs. If you prefer to choose subjects individually, or feel these programs need to be supplemented, click here and choose a subject area.
C = Christian based curriculum
Ambleslide Online (K to 12th) C
Ambleside Online is based on Charlotte Masson’s education philosophies and methods. Ambleside provides you with a list of books you’ll need for each level and a detailed 36-week schedule. Most books are available for free as online e-texts, but you may need to purchase a few. This curriculum covers all subject areas, except for math, which you’ll need to add. You may purchase a math program of your choosing, one of the ones recommended by Ambleside Online, or use one of these free programs.
Discovery K12 (K to 12th)
Discovery K12 offers a traditional curriculum built on open source technologies. All of the main subject areas and many electives are included. You can follow the 180-day schedule provided by Discovery K12 or make your own. Student accounts are free, but a fee is charged for adding an optional parent account. Though the two are often confused, Discovery K12 is not affiliated with K12. K12 is a government-funded public school at home program, while Discovery K12 is an independent homeschool curriculum which receives no government funding and is not aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool (K to 8th) C
Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool uses a mix of traditional and Charlotte Mason inspired methods, utilizing a variety of online resources. Some courses also include downloadable workbooks. All of the main subject areas and some electives are included. Each course is divided into daily lessons for a 180 day school year.
Easy Peasy All-in-One High School (9 to 12th) C
Easy Peasy All-in-One High School is very similar in methods and style to their K to 8th curriculum described above. Many courses use online textbooks. All of the main subject areas and several electives are included. Some courses are divided into 180 daily lessons, but others are not and will need to be scheduled by the parent.
Georgia Virtual Learning (6th to 12th)
Georgia Virtual Learning offers all core subjects and several electives through the use of online textbooks. Some courses also include videos. The courses are divided into modules, but no schedule is provided so parents will need to plan the pacing of the materials. Courses are aligned with the Georgia Performance Standards but may be used by homeschoolers in any state.
Homeschool College USA (9th to 12th)
The primary goal of Homeschool College USA is to help students earn their college degrees from home at a small fraction of the cost of going away to school. However, they also offer free plans for homeschooling high school. All of the courses are free, but you may need to purchase four novels per year as part of the language arts course. No preset schedule is provided, but the website does give planning advice and examples on their lesson plans page.
An Old-Fashioned Education (K to 12th) C
An Old-Fashioned Education follows Charlotte Mason’s methodology. It mostly uses classic books and textbooks available for free in the public domain. All of the main subject areas and several electives are included; however, you may find it necessary to add more modern materials for some subject areas, like science. A detailed 40-week schedule is provided.
Plain and not so Plain (1st to 9th) C
Plain and not so Plain is a traditional curriculum offering downloadable workbooks or guides for most subject areas. All of the main subject areas, except for science, are available. You may like to use one of these free resources to add a science curriculum. Some of the courses, such as reading and history, will require the purchase of additional books. No schedule is provided, so the parent will need to plan the pacing of each course.
Under the Home (K to 5th)
Under the Home is a Charlotte Mason inspired curriculum and is based mostly on materials available in the public domain. Courses included are reading, phonics, poetry, prose, writing, math, science, history, geography, art history, studio art, and music. UTH follows a 36-week schedule for most subjects. However, in some courses, it is recommended that the student progresses to the next lesson upon mastery of the material, rather than according to a set schedule. Lesson guides and teaching instructions are provided. Many courses also include printable workbooks. UTH is not affiliated with a particular religion, but there are some religious references in subjects, such as art history, history, and reading.
Free Christian Homeschool Curriculum (K to 8th) C
These curriculum guides, prepared by Freedom Homeschooling, provide free Christian curriculum suggestions for each grade. The guides may be followed exactly or used as samples to create your own custom curriculum, making substitutions as needed. All major subject areas and some electives are included. Each grade level is made up of a mixture of online courses, printable workbooks/worksheets, and hands-on activities. Each grade level also includes one course that requires real books, which can be borrowed from your library or purchased used inexpensively. No schedule is provided so parents will need to plan the pacing of the materials.
The websites in this section offer free lesson plans, schedules, recommendations, or other help. However, they will require that you purchase some or all of the books needed to complete the curriculum.
Mater Amabilis (PreK to 8th) C
Mater Amabilis is a Charlotte Mason style curriculum for Catholics. This website provides free syllabi and lesson plans based on a 36-week schedule. You will need to purchase or borrow your own books.
Puritans Home School Curriculum (K to 12th) C
The Puritans Home School Curriculum’s website offers an extensive collection of free downloadable textbooks and other materials. They also provide a very detailed downloadable teacher’s manual, which gives instructions for using the curriculum. Some of the resources recommended in this manual are available on the site for free, but many will need to be purchased.
Wildwood Curriculum (K to 6th)
The Wildwood Curriculum is based on Charlotte Mason’s methodology. The website provides teaching tips and lists recommended resources. While some of the resources are free online, others will need to be purchased.
Ursa Minor Learning (7th to 12th)
Ursa Minor Learning is a Charlotte Mason inspired, eclectic homeschooling curriculum with a strong focus on science and history. They offer an outline of what to study each year with their recommendations for each subject. Most of the required resources will need to be purchased.