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Online Language Arts Program Comparison

Gifted Programs

This chart provides a comparison of the most popular online language arts programs used by Davidson Young Scholars. These program can be utilized in a variety of ways; enrichment, tutoring, curriculum replacement, independent study, etc. If you are interested in exploring full-time programs, the Davidson Academy’s online campus is a full-time option for profoundly gifted students residing in the United States and Canada who are academically ready to perform at the seventh-grade level.

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Name of ProgramPriceTopics/Courses OfferedEnrollment PeriodProgressType of ProgramFinancial AssistanceLevels/Grades OfferedAge/Grade RequirementAccreditation
Davidson Academy Online Single-Course Enrollment$2,750 per course for full academic year August through May ($500 discount for Davidson Young Scholars; free for Nevada residents)Composition and Analysis;
Introduction to Literary Studies
Apply online by Feb. for the following yearSession: With Class, instructor pacedOnlineNo8th-10thNoYes
Davidson: Explore - Middle School Courses$900 per course for full academic year August through mid-MayWriting and LiteratureSetSession: With Class Anticipated weekly Time Commitment: 5-7 hoursOnlineYesMiddle SchoolWriting and Popular Young Adult Fiction (9-11)
Writing in the Humanities (10-12)
Critical Thinking in the Humanities (10-13)
Athena's Advanced Academy, LLC Eight Week Classes: $109.50
Eight-Week Classes with Two Webinars: $164
Semester-long Classes: $219.00
Semester-long Classes with Two Webinars: $324.00
Year Long Classes: $438.00
Writing and LiteratureSetWith ClassOnlineNoUpper Elementary/Middle SchoolNoNo
Brigham Young Independent StudyHigh School Courses: $152 per half credit, University Courses: $188 per creditEnglish, Literature, Reading, and WritingOpenOptions for Self Pace and With ClassOnlineNoMiddle School, High School, and CollegeNoYes
CTYLanguage Arts/Readers Series: $520-720,
Writing Series: $1,020,
AP: $1,470
Young Readers/Young Adult Readers Series, Writing, Grammar, The Process of Writing, AP Language and CompositionSetSessions: With Class
Individual: Self Pace
Druidawn$15 per sessionCreative writingOpenWith ClassOnlineNo3-12th7-18No
Gifted Learning Links at CTDFamily Program: $135 (9 weeks)
Enrichment: $565 (9 weeks)
Core Essential: $595 (9 weeks)
Honors Elective: $725 (18 weeks)
Honors and AP: $1,150 (9 months)
English, Writing, Literature, AP Language and Composition, AP Literature and CompositionSetSelf Pace and With ClassOnlineYesK-12thNoYes
Institute for Excellence in Writing$109-$199 (discounted prices for returning students)Grammar, Basic Writing, Essay WritingSetWith ClassOnlineNo4th-12th9-18Accredited Instructors
Michael Clay ThompsonCurriculum materials range from $10-150 (Dependent on enrollment status)Grammar, Vocabulary, Poetry, Writing, LiteratureSetWith ClassOnlineNoK-7thNoNo
OnlineG3Workshops: $109
Standard Semester Class: $249
Intensive Writing: $299/Semester
Semester with Writing: $399/Semester
Literature, Grammar/Vocabulary, Writing, LinguisticsSetWith ClassOnlineInquire with OrganizationMiddle School and High SchoolNoYes
Outschool$5 - $400Literature, Grammar, WritingOpenSelf Pace and With ClassOnline NoK-12thNoNo
The Lukeion ProjectSemester Course: $309, AP Course $339, 4-Week Workshops $49Focus is Latin & Greek plus Classical literature, history, philosophy, and archaeology.SetSemester classes meet for one hour, once per week. Summer workshops meet four consecutive days.Online semester long courses and workshops; opportunities to travelNo (occasional scholarships)Middle School and High SchoolAge 10 and upYes
Time 4 LearningPre-K-8th grade: $19.95/month
High school: $30/month
Language ArtsOpen Self PaceOnlineNoK-12thNoYes
University of Missouri Online$500Honors Courses, AP English Language and CompositionSessions: Set
Individual: Open
Sessions: With Class
Individual: Self Pace
Duke TIP (currently on hiatus)Six-Twelve Month Courses: $91-$98 ($70-$75 for TIP Participants)
Three Month Courses: $52 ($40 for TIP Participants)
Writing, Literature, VocabularyOpenSelf PaceOnlineInquire with Organization4th-12thNoNo


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