...a school for homeschoolers, for folks who want something different

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 Sun Star Folk School

You Provide...

  • The overarching homeschool environment for your student outside of the Sun Star routine, including their core-work and annual testing (should you wish to participate, Lighthouse Education Services comes to Sun Star Farm to administer the Woodcock Johnson Test, which satisfies the state requirement for annual testing)
  • Additional support needed such as core-work completion, reteaching a concept that may not have been fully grasped in class, or supporting your student with good study habits or executive functioning skills.
  • Documentation of online certificate that your family has established a NC homeschool status (link)

We Do Not Provide...

  • Direct instruction for common core standards, however we incorporate aspects into the curriculum.
  • Special assistance if your child needs 1:1 support to successfully move through their day.
  • A co-op experience, although parents do have many volunteer opportunities throughout the year.​

We Embrace...

  • Waldorf and Montessori Education
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Holistic principles 
  • Music, Dance, and Folklore
  • Natural materials  
  • Community & Seasonal Festivals
  • Stewardship and Practical arts such as handwork, cooking, modeling, building, gardening, developmentally appropriate chores...​
  • An ambitious no-waste program!

Sun Star Folk School is now enrolling for our TK/K/1 class for Fall 2023! 

What We Offer…

  • A rich, dynamic, supplemental Waldorf-inspired and Montessori curriculum that supports your child’s growth in developmentally appropriate ways Monday-Friday from 9am-1pm
  • Small class size with 1 wonderful licensed teacher + 1 assistant
  • Curriculum materials and necessary workbooks
  • Daily teaching and practice time on the “3R’s”.
  • A non-competitive, but physically rigorous outdoor program
  • A wholistic and artistic approach to learning that makes academics fun!
  • A mixed age, one-room school house setting with individualized instruction and social inclusion
  • Must be age 5 by Dec 31st of the year that they will enter TK, but not younger than 4.8 months old at the start of the school year.

We may be a great fit for your child and family if you value…

  • Experiential, environmentally sound project-based, hands-on learning
  • Engaging the multiple intelligences in an integrated curriculum
  • Taking ownership of your child's education outside of a traditional classroom setting and bureaucracy. 

Sun Star Farm School

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