Bargain Basement Tuition: Only $500 annual tuition. Lowest online. Our goal is to compete on price with the so-called “free” government schools. Now every family can afford a top-tier, classical Christian education. Whoever said that high quality and low price don’t mix hadn’t heard about King’s Way.

Classical Approach: The classical core of subjects was purged from the public school curriculum over 100 years ago by John Dewey. Now they’re back. These subjects are the time-tested essentials for teaching young people the lost tools of learning: critical thinking and communication skills. They include Latin, logic, rhetoric and debate.

Biblical Worldview: At King’s Way, worldview training is more than an obligatory cliché.. It starts with a Biblical evaluation of the classics, replacing the "classical synthesis" that has plagued the church for two millennia. Several worldview lab courses focus specifically on evaluating alternative worldviews in light of the Bible (Islam, humanism, Communism, etc). Teachers strive to integrate the Bible into every subject.

Biblical Studies: Six courses in Bible survey and theology complement and balance our six courses in the classical literature. Study of the Great Book and the Great Books produce graduates with a world-conquering faith. Biblical studies alternate with, and complement classical studies

Great Man Approach: Representative figures and their "schools of thought" are studied in history, economics, art, music, etc. -- the so-called "Great Man" approach to historical studies. This approach brings history to life and makes it one of the favorite courses of study at King’s Way.

Integrated Instruction: Senior level practicum/seminar integrates great books study program and ushers student into "real world" with live debates and community projects. The popular Time Machine accessed off our home page helps students integrate their studies. Each student develops an integrated Biblical worldview, beyond just mastering a group of isolated subjects.

Live Instruction: Interaction with real teachers is non-negotiable in the classical approach to Christian education. Students learn best in the context of dialectic exchange of ideas with their instructor and with their fellow students. The self-instruction approach of many of our competitors is good, but the dynamic classroom is better.

Dual Credit: In-depth transcripting and testing option for students aiming for top-tier colleges. Better yet, is our dual credit program for the Biblical Concourse and other select Christian colleges. This is the Biblical alternative to the decadent and outrageously expensive American college system.

Biblical Accreditation: Even with the best of intentions, the world’s system of institutional accreditation leads inexorably to destruction of quality in education. This is documented in numerous studies and real life examples, such as the deterioration of the formerly Christian Ivy-League colleges. Biblical accreditation of education is local and cannot be divorced from the church.

Try, Then Buy: Nominally priced introductory courses permit you to sample the program without significant financial risk. 22 self-taught, self-graded, mostly on-line courses provide the rudiments of a classical, Christian education, within the price range of virtually every family. Only $25 per individual course.

Compare the Savings

King’s Way Classical Academy is committed to providing the finest instruction available anywhere—in an existing school, a private school, or on the web—at the lowest cost to our students. Our "$1,000 Diploma" Program is impossible to beat, but even our individual course prices are the lowest available. The $1,000 tuition fee covers instructor salaries and basic operational expenses of the school. How are we able to accomplish this?

  • As an internet-based portable schoolhouse, we have no mortgage or overhead
  • Acting as our own book publishers and curriculum developers, we further reduce operational costs. This allows us to offer world-class, Ivy League preparatory courses for a fraction of the price.
  • We also have the benefit of mobility—for parents whose career involves frequent travel, or for parents looking for an alternative to the public school "battle zone", King’s Way Academy can go with you, anywhere, anytime.
  • Over 3 in every 10 of the classes at King's Way Classical Academy are priced at a nominal $25, which can dramatically reduce the overall cost of your education. In effect, every student goes to school "on scholarship."
  • In comparing the costs of King's Way Classical Academy with other Christian on-line schools it is important to remember that there really is no comparison. That is because King's Way Classical Academy is the world's first 100% web-based Classical Christian Academy. Thus, we are dealing with the proverbial "apples & oranges".
  • Although tuition fees at other online schools are often in flux, you will find that in general our cost per term averaged over the entire six years is about $559 per term. This compares to an average of at least $900 per term for other online Christian schools.

A required minimum of 20.75 credits.

Language Arts (5 credits required)

Great Books IV (1/2 credit)

Great Books V (1/2 credit)

Great Books VI (1/2 credit)

Rhetoric I (1/2 credit)

Rhetoric II (1/2 credit)

English Composition (1/2 credit)

Creative Writing/Poetry (1/2 credit)

Debate (1/2 credit)

Shakespeare (1 credit)

Social Studies (4.25 credits required)

Great Books IV (3/4 credit)

Great Books V (3/4 credit)

Great Books VI (3/4 credit)

American History (1/2 credit)

American Government (1/2 credit)

Wordview Lab II (1/2 credit)

Worldview Lab III (1/2 credit)

Mathematics (3 credits required)


Algebra II (1 credit)

Advanced Math/Pre-Calculus (1 credit)

Economics (1 credit)

Science (3 credits required)

Biology (1 credit)

Chemistry (1 credit)

Physics (1 credit)

Fine Arts (2 credits required)

Art (1 credit)

Music (1 credit)

Bible (2 credits required)

Bible Doctrine II (1/2 credit)

Bible Doctrine III (1/2 credit)

Bible Survey II (1/2 credit)

Bible Survey III (1/2 credit)

Latin (1/1/2 credits required)

Latin I (1/2 credit)

Latin II (1/2credit)

Latin III (1/2credit)

*Previously taken courses may be eligible to substitute some of our requirements. Final decision on all credit transfers will be made by the Student Support Services and Academic team.*

Partnership Formats

This section is not for everybody. Students and student families are apt to get bogged down and confused by the detail. However, traditional local schools and alternative schools (cottage schools, co-ops and learning centers) need to know, in some detail, how the King's Way system can dramatically improve their efficiency and effectiveness. Interested schools are invited to call for the password to gain access to this section.

Option #1: Brick & Mortar Schools

    • Save up to 50% on staff expense as they grow.
    • Traditional private schools team up with King's Way Classical Academy in their computer lab.
    • Call 503-658-0385 or 971-219-1733 for password and more information .

Option #2: Click & Mortar Schools

    • Deliver classical Christian education for as low as 1/4 the cost of a typical private school.
    • Co-ops, cottage schools, learning centers and traditional schools affiliate with King's Way Classical Academy to supplement homeschool instruction.
    • Call 503-658-0385 or 971-219-1733 for password and more information.

Resource Accelerator Model For School Partners

Answer these questions after watching the short video:



1) Complete Intake Survey: Thinking of your parents, staff, and board as a community, please rate each of the following on a 10-point scale:

Techno-phobic 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Techno-savvy
Resist new ideas 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Open to new ideas
Happy with status quo 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Strive for improvement
Small class size only 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Larger class size acceptable
Self-contained 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Willing to outsource
Lecture-oriented 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Dialectic-oriented
Teach subjects 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Teach Tools of Learning
Low parental support 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Make disciples
Prefer Solo teaching 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Prefer team teaching

Ideally several key personnel will complete the survey independently so that your scores may be averaged. If your aggregate average is 7.0 or above you are probably a good match for the online partnership. There is a strong likelihood that you would be able to realize the potential for increased enrollment, reduced tuition, and higher teacher salaries that are likely to accrue from participation in the program.

2) Set up Intake Interview: The second step is a personal interview with King's Way leadership for a preliminary assessment of eligibility: 971-219-1733..

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What others are saying

"Nobody else summarizes the Biblical perspective on the classics like Keys to the Classics -- it is short and right to the point. It's nice to know that you've picked out what is important so I don't have to read so much. The analysis is very good with the focus on what the Bible says about the function of the state." Adelaide Smith, Homeschool Grandmother.

"What an exciting project! We are grateful for all your work and input. This looks so good! This is what we have been praying for for these grades. I would like to know how I can help you develop this project."
Christine Field, Homeschool mom, Author of homeschooling books, and former attorney.

Woods has done us all a great service by writing this balanced, comprehensive, easy-to-understand and intensely practical handbook to the subject of civil government from a Christian perspective. Marked by biblical fidelity, political sagacity and cultural immediacy. [referring to our online American Government/History text: "Discipling the Nations"].
George Grant, Christian Author, Kings Meadow Study Center.

Woods does a fine job of introducing the modern Christian reader to some of the complex issues which lead to our current political and cultural impasse. Contrary to the received opinion, our problem did not begin in the sixties, unless you mean the 1760s. Woods has written a very fine introduction to biblical thinking on constitutional issues. [Referring to our online American Government/History text: "Discipling the Nations"] Judging from Woods' past work, I look forward to watching the growth of ClassicalFree Academy.
Douglas Wilson, Author of "Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning" and Founder of the Association of Classical and Christian Schools (ACCS).

Every Christian parent should examine this new offering. The opportunities for a solid grounding in the Christian Worldview are unlimited. Theologically, ClassicalFree Academy is solidly and uncompromisingly grounded in the historic Reformation, with no trace of the deadly Enlightenment and egalitarian influences which affect so many otherwise excellent offerings.
Raymond Joseph, Pastor (RPC)

Nothing-- may I say that again?-- nothing is more important in the battle for our covenant future than faithful covenant education. And no recent tool has held more potential than the Internet to help an increasingly scattered people of God fulfill their education mandate. The potential of Classical Free Virtual Academy is enormous. Get on board. Hold the feet of the providers to the fire, pressuring them to stay on track, to keep offering the best, and to charge (whatever) as needed. The important thing is that we fulfill the mandate to educate our children in Christ. What a powerful means this could be with your involvement.
Steve Schlissel (Pastor/overseer of Urban Nations)

Every once in a while, someone provides a service to the Christian community which, if utilized, promises to be one of those few invaluable experiences that help determine the character of our lives. The ClassicalFree Virtual Academy is such a service for parents who understand the incredible significance of a child's education. The goal of the Academy is an ambitious one, indeed, and its success depends primarily upon discerning parents who recognize a golden opportunity. The ClassicalFree Virtual Academy is an excellent combination of technology and a proven educational philosophy.
Jim Bordwine, Th.D., Pastor (PCA)

Thank God ClassicalFree Virtual Academy has given the church a solid Christian alternative to the secular public education curriculum. Students completing this curriculum will run circles around their secular peers as well as outperform many public education teachers. This curriculum does a great job of exceeding state teaching standards while being built on a solid biblical foundation.
Hector Falcon, Christian High School Teacher

"The ultimate Internet experience, dude."
Steve Lollar, ClassicalFree Student

"Very balanced and very well laid out. We are thrilled to death and want to do a study group with your material."
Catherine Linamen, Home School Mom

"Everybody I've talked to is thrilled with this. The classes you are offering are just incredible."
Kelly Gall, Home School Mom

"We are currently using the Robinson material. [ClassicalFree's Great Books program] goes well with it and is more in-depth. Your program will bring some consistency to what he's reading in Robinson."
Patricia Salas, Home School Mom

"We just reviewed the website, ClassicalFree Virtual Academy. We congratulate your organization for putting together a quality, flexible and affordable program for middle and high school students."
Suzanne and Clayton Crymes,Family Learning Services

"It was delightful to visit your website. I congratulate you and those who have seen the vision and need for offering a classical approach to online education. With so much competition for the online market, you truly have something many homeschoolers Internationally will be attracted to."
Grace Jorgensen, Executive Director, The BC Home School Convention, Surrey, British Columbia.

“I think this is a wonderful idea!! My husband and I are very impressed with your efforts so far. Thank you."
Cindy Rollins, Homeschool mother.

“I decided to take my two sons out of public school today. It was a hard decision to make because I have 4 children and my husband is disabled and I am a college student myself. I ran across your site and I’m very excited. I had tried to get my children into a Christian academy but I just don’t have the money. "
Wendy Wright, College student and Mother.

“I was very impressed and appreciate the curriculum you have assembled particularly in the Great Books Hall. Thank you very much for organizing this school."
John Pershe, Homeschool father.

“We just want to thank you for the work you are doing with "Classical Free Academy. We recently have found our 'niche' with classical educational materials and were looking for some help with the older children, and God in His graciousness allowed us to find you Academy."
Marc & Kelly Smith, Homeschool family.

“Thank you very much for this great ministry. I am now on my 9th week of study of Latin I and am absolutely loving it."
Cynthia Nielsen, Missionary in Moscow, Russia.

“I look forward to interacting with you regarding your unique and exciting offer of a classical education in which the Word of God is thoroughly integrated. This is the first of its kind that I’ve ever seen."
Sherie Henderson, CBInternational missionary to Russia.

“I truly appreciate all that you are doing with your on-line program. Your program is a tremendous support for all of us out here trying to “Repair the Ruins”.
Dorothy Plaza, Science instructor.

"You guys make history informative AND fun!!!"
Danny Healey, Sales and part-time student.

"I wish this had been available to homeschoolers years ago! I want to express my gratitude and appreciation for what y'll have opened to all homeschoolers."
Cinda Pratt, Homeschool mother.

"My husband and I are missionaries serving in Moscow, Russia. I came across your website and am incredibly excited about such an opportunity. Thank you for such a great ministry."
Cynthia Nielsen, missionary

"Let me tell you how delighted I was to come across your website. About 4 years ago I bought a complete set of Harvard Classics for $1 at a library booksale. I have been trying for years to figure out a way to incorporate them into my homeschooling efforts without success. I knew I would need to interpret all that literature from a biblical worldview and have never felt secure that I could do so. What a joy to discover your courses."
Kathleen A. Dillie, Homeschool Mother

"A wealth of information in the free trial courses. I'm glad someone is dealing with this perspective on the Constituton."
Home School Mother

"Thank you for the truth and honesty you have shared with me. I am ready for the walls to come tumbling down. Please continue to challenge my brain and direct me to the text you are describing about the Constitution."
Dr. Julie K. Bjornson

"Keep up the wonderful work! May the Lord continue to bless you in all your endeavors."
David Schildkraut

"My husband and I homeschool our children and a very Godly older gentleman who lives with us is teaching our two oldest girls history using your book, "Discipling the Nations". He loves it. He has invested a lot of time preparing for each class. He has them read other sources like "The Law" by Frederik Bastiat and made them write summaries of each chapter. My husband oversees them and all of them are excited and impressed with what they are being presented. Thank you for your work in this area. I pray many parents will have their eyes opened and run from the government schools. What a joy it is to teach my children the truth."
Betsy Boyce, Home School Mother

"I signed up to take the Informal Logic course with my oldest daughter..The class looks wonderful…I’ve listed Classical Free Virtual Academy on the resource list I’ll be handing out next weekend at my workshops at our state homeschool convention.Thank you for offering this valuable service to homeschoolers."
Lynne Spear, Homeschool Activist.

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