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Umbrella Schools / Cover Schools



Below is an alphabetical list of church schools (also called "600" schools, cover schools, and umbrella schools) registered in Tennessee.  If you would like to add your school to our list, you will need to send us your information. To have your information changed or removed, please contact us. See What Is an Umbrella School? to learn more about umbrella schools. 

Aaron Academy

Aaron Academy will umbrella those parents who have decided to exercise their right to educate their children, and provide the support necessary for the students to excel in their education. It provides centralized record keeping, attendance reporting, curriculum review, and achievement testing. Aaron Academy also provides information on organized activities that could include workshops, courses, field trips, and sporting events during the school year.

Daniel 1 Academy

Daniel 1 Academy is a church-related school committed to enabling parents to educate their own children. Parents can register their children with D1A to satisfy Tennessee's legal requirements for homeschooling. Daniel 1 offers its parents opportunities to help themselves and their children make the most of their home education experience.

Family Christian Academy

Family Christian Academy (FCA) has been serving home educators for over 20 years. Founded as a church-related school, FCA is committed to helping provide parents with all the resources and programs necessary to help make your homeschooling journey a rich and rewarding experience.

Family Christian Academy East

Family Christian Academy East serves grades K-12. They offer the Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement (KTEA) and the Stanford Achievement Test (SAT) to determine student successes and challenges. The use of these tests along with a personalized consultation will provide the student with excellent direction for academic success. They keep your records for you in one central location. They offer transcripts, personalized academic consultations and diplomas.

Franklin Christian Academy

The Franklin Christian Academy (FCA) provides an umbrella program for those families who are home schooling according to the state’s educational laws and the policies of the Tennessee Association of Church Related Schools.  They offer record keeping, attendance reporting, achievement testing, transcripts, high school diplomas, team sports, support and online courses through SevenStar University.

Franklin Classical School Umbrella Program

The Franklin Classical School Umbrella Program (FCSUP) is designed to assist families in their efforts to home educate their children. They will assist you in providing an excellent course of academic instruction as you endeavor to nurture and train your children mentally, emotionally and spiritually. They ask that families enrolled in their umbrella program be aware and respect their Biblical Christian worldview perspective.  Families are required to adhere and comply with the Policies and Procedures as outlined.

Gabriel Christian Academy

Gabriel Christian Academy (GCA) is the newest private school in Rutherford County.  They offer an Umbrella Level at which they maintain student files, including attendance records and reports, grades, achievement test scores, transcripts, athletics, and more.

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