Our diplomas have "...all the right and privileges as public-school diplomas" by authority of state law TCA 1-3-118 Tennessee Code Title 1.
Many private schools only offer a certificate of attendance, and not an actual diploma.
Colleges and employers are seeing "homeschool" transcripts that do not reflect the students' level of education. Rochester University published an article titled "Transcript of Homeschooled Student might be for a Cat".
Christian Academy of Oak Ridge diplomas and transcripts are legitimate and properly reflect the success of each individual student.
At Christian Academy of Oak Ridge, we offer the following diplomas:
- General - 24.5 credits in Math, English, Social Studies, Science, Word Building, Bible Studies, Business, Fine Arts, Wellness, and electives or work experience..
- College Preparatory - Same as General with 3 additional credits (2 in a foreign language and 1 additional fine arts credit).
- Honors - College prep plus an additional Social Studies, Physics, Old Testament Survey, and the fine arts have to include Music and Speech.
- Vocational - for students with verified learning disabilities and that are incapable of doing and comprehending regular high school work.