Featured Classes


NEW CLASS: Physics Phenomena Offered as Lab-Only or Full Course/Honors

Test a transformer. Make a microphone. Fabricate a photovoltaic cell. Operate an oscilloscope. Create illusions with lenses. Physics phenomena are found everywhere! High school students will explore these everyday occurrences in a semester-long, hands-on, lab-based physics program. Discover heat, temperature, sound, waves, light, optics, ... More

Mission Possible Returns to Compass this January!

One day your greatest responsibility is feeding the family dog. The next day, the fate of a new nation is in your hands! This is Mission Possible! You and a small team of classmates will be challenged to run a new nation: making decisions on its economy, technology, agriculture, education, welfare, education, natural resources, leadersh... More

New Junior Art Studio Class Opened!

Compass has great news! We are going to open a new section of Junior Art Studio with Miss Kerry! Her 11:00am class has been so popular that a lot of kiddos have been wait-listed and missed out on taking art. We have had a change in room assignments and can now invite her to teach a second class at 10:00am. Our Junior Artists work with a ... More

Don’t Wait! Mandarin Chinese Classes Beginning at Compass

More than 1 Billion People Speak Mandarin Chinese, Shouldn’t You? Compass offers Beginner and Advanced Beginner classes in Mandarin Chinese for homeschooled kids. Classes are held on Wednesdays, and the next session starts October 31! Kids have fun with Chinese! Studies show that it is no more difficult to learn than any other ... More

Summer Spotlight: NEW! Masterworks: Literature Roundtable

Announcing a BRAND NEW class for 2018-19... Masterworks: Literature Roundtable Masterworks is a collegiate-level literature analysis and discussion class for advanced high school English students. Students will read and discuss influential works that contributed to world literature and society with "best-of" selections from the ancien... More

When Parents Don’t Remember Parabolas and Polynomials!

Mean. Median. Matrix. Multiplicative Inverse! Don’t let upper-level math scare you into sending your teen to public school! Compass has great options for math classes so you can keep homeschooling, and we can help with the hard stuff! Compass has full year courses in: Pre-Algebra Algebra I Geometry These small group ... More

Summer Spotlight: The Stock Market Challenge

How is your teen earning his/her high school credit in personal finance? Check out Compass's fall class, "Stock Market Challenge: Intro to Finance." This class is built around the Stock Market Game where student teams will compete to earn the highest returns on their (imaginary) money! Teens will learn about stocks, bonds, shorts, margins, ... More

Summer Spotlight: Environmental Science Class

A critical water shortage in Cape Town. Catastrophic flash floods in Colombia. Widespread wild fires in California. Want to understand these phenomena while learning about water quality, air pollution, and renewal energy sources? Take Environmental Science next year at Compass! Environmental Science is an interdisciplinary study ... More

2 New Classes for Minecrafters at Compass this Spring!

Compass has two spring classes for Minecraft enthusiasts! If your child lives or thinks in the virtual world of blocks of stone, ore, water, or lava; explores online biomes and terrains; and escapes computer mobs and zombies, then these classes are for you! These 8-week classes begin Wednesday, April 4, at Compass in Oakton. Register for ... More

Meet Famous Americans of the 20th Century!

The spring 2018 American History Alive line-up is announced! Come face-to-face with famous Americans in American History Alive: The New Century! Meet influential Americans who helped change the 20th century. Find out the secrets to Amelia Earhart’s famous flights and serve in the press corps to interview General Dwight D. Eisenhower ... More