Home and Independent Schools

Independent Study

Grades 9-12

Students seeing an alternative route to a high school diploma can take advantage of this new “virtual high school” program offering core courses and electives through the UM’s Department of Outreach.

Home Schools

For those who prefer not to send their students to either public or private schools, Lafayette County also has homeschool organizations.

Grace Cottage School

Located in the heart of Oxford, Grace Cottage School is a local homeschool group that meets twice a week. GCS is Charlotte Mason inspired with small classroom sizes that allow personal interaction between students and teachers, and where children can grow in the grace and knowledge of Jesus Christ. Please visit us on our website https://gracecottageschool.com/

The Oxford Homeschool Network

The Oxford Homeschool Network provides field trips, service projects, and family support to Oxford-area residents who have chosen to educate their children in their homes. For more information about the network, call Kim Warthman at 662-234-7491.

The Oxford Christian Homeschool Educators

Under the leadership of the Mississippi Home Educators Association, the Oxford Christian Homeschool Educators offers a monthly mother’s night out and a quarterly potluck supper. A statement of faith is required. For more information, call Kim and Walter Locke at 662-234-1289.