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Frequently Asked Questions
Below are some of the most frequently asked questions about TCK International Academy. If you do not see an answer to your question, then contact us and we will be glad to answer any questions that you have.
Is TCK International Academy a homeschool umbrella?
Are there teachers at TCK International Academy?
Yes. One of the unique aspects of TCK International Academy is that every student is assigned a teacher who will partner with each student and his/her family by staying in contact with them to keep him/her moving along in the curricula. Each teacher is certified in the United States of America. They also help students who are struggling and provide support for parents. Our teachers are a major part of TCK International Academy's dedication to the success of every student, however the ultimate success of the student at TCK International Academy comes from active parental involvement. TCK International Academy teachers understand the life of a TCK, their education challenges, and unique identity.
Are the students in a virtual classroom?
No. The students in the Ignitia system (grades 3 - 12) are not online at the same time. However, a teacher is available in all grades to answer questions, and help the students through challenges they may encounter. Teachers will are available through Google Hangouts (all grades) and the Ignitia portal (3rd - 12th grades).
What is the Tuition for TCK International Academy?
TCK International Academy has made every effort to make its education the most affordable Christian Education anywhere in the world without sacrificing quality and resource for the students and their families as they engage in their academic journey. Our tuition is a one-time payment of $2,500 per student per year, or $275/mo for 10 months.
What does the tuition for TCK International Academy include?
The tuition for TCK International Academy includes all curricula needed for one student for one year, including the course room login. Kindergarten through 2nd grades are book/paper curriculum. Tuition for K-2nd covers books, manipulatives, and teacher support as well as shipping costs to a U.S. address. Tuition for all grades also includes end of year standardized testing fees when offered. The tuition does not include lab fees (HS Science), a computer, outside tutoring or other remedial programming, or any additional school supplies.
Is TCK International Academy Accredited?
Yes. TKC International Academy’s state-of-the-art courses can easily transfer to any other institution including public and private schools anywhere in the USA. We received accreditation through NAPS-National Association of Private Schools in May 2018 and are currently seeking accreditation with ILCS and AvancED. TCK International Academy is also listed with the Missouri Department of Education as a non-public educational institution in good standing.
What curriculum does TCK International Academy use?
Visit our Curricula page to find out more about our outstanding Kindergarten through 12th grade curricula.
Are Bible classes offered at TCK International Academy?
Yes. Bible is a foundational course for every student who is enrolled in TCK International Academy. All TCK International Academy curriculum is designed with a biblical worldview.
Can a student only take one or two classes?
Yes. Technically a student can enroll in 1 course or a full course load. However, there is currently no tuition break for taking just one course. Contact us for more information.
Is there any software to load to take courses?
No. All you need is a computer with an Internet connection (Cable or DSL) and you are ready to start your coursework.
What kind of computer will I need to complete the coursework?
Our course room software runs on any modern web browser. However, you need to be able to view videos to take advantage of all course content.
How do I connect to the course room?
Once you have officially become a student, a login and password will be sent to you and then you can press on the course room login tab on the homepage of the website. Use your login and password and this portal will take you to the course room and your courses. Expect these emails to come in August for the upcoming school year.
How do I get copies of my (or my students') transcripts?
TCK International Academy has partnered with Parchment to order and send your transcript and other credentials securely. Contact us to request copies of your transcripts.
Is there someone I can talk to?
Yes. Visit our contact page and fill out the short form and someone will be in contact with you.
Will there be a social component?
We are developing a social network, so students in the same grades can communicate with each other. We anticipate that this option will be available in the 2018-2019 school year.
How do I enroll my kid(s)?
To enroll your kids, fill out an application. We only took 50 students for the 2017-2018 school year, as it was our soft launch. Enrollment for the 2018-2019 school year is now closed. TCK International Academy will have open enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year starting January 1, 2019. We anticipate a high number of applications for enrollment, so start the process early before classes fill up. The application deadline for Grades K-2 is June 1, 2019 and the deadline for Grades 3-12 is July 1, 2019.
Ready to Apply?
Enrollment in closed for the 2018-2019 school year. We will be accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year starting January 1, 2019.
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