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Group Definitions

Group Type


Provides information and possibly occasional meetings, field trips, and/or classes.

Tutor Based

Variety of classes offered, typically signed up for separately. Also possible extracurricular activities and field trips.

Charter School

Publicly-funded schools that are granted a charter through a contract with the state.


A variety of classes offered meant to enrich the homeschool experience. 


Co-op provides most of your core curriculum. These often meet 1-2 times a week for several hours.

Virtual School

These schools have no “brick and mortar” presence and are conducted online.

Level of Parental Involvement


Possibly required to stay on site during events, to teach or assist in organizing, cleaning or class roles


Something required, often organizing assistance or teaching support


Little to nothing required

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