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Star Academics seeks to support homeschooling parents with in-depth, college prep-level classes taught from an evangelical Christian perspective through Biola University, a Christian university with over a century of faithful service and doctrinal integrity.

Star Academics Distinctives

Academic Excellence

Star Academics offers a selection of challenging assignments tailored to equip your student for a successful future. Our academically rigorous courses strengthen mind and character to prepare home educated students for improved college entrance exam scores, a successful university experience, and lives that glorify God.

Our Philosophy

Biblical Foundation

Biola Youth Academics is committed to serve and support the homeschool community by providing academically rigorous programs from a Biblical worldview. Star Academics courses are founded on Biblical truth, facilitated to encourage students’ spiritual growth, and take place within a thriving Christian community.

Our Mission, Vision and Values

Courses for Grades 7-12

Star Academics offers campus and online courses in Foreign Language, Humanities, Math, Science, and Electives such as SAT and Career Preparation for grades 7-12.

Star Academics Courses

Advanced Track

Star Academics is pleased to offer Advanced Track courses online. Offerings are equivalent to Advanced Placement (AP)* courses and will prepare students to take AP* Exams.

Invested Instructors

We believe our program provides a unique instructor/parent partnership and through that we strive to employ instructors who are not only equipped but who deeply care about what they do. Our instructors serve God and serve the student with heart and dedication. We are also proud of the diverse specialty areas and broad educational experience each of them bring.

Meet our Instructors

Instructor/Parent Partnership

Biola Youth Academics supports parents in providing academic guidance and offers academic accountability with course schedules and quarterly summaries. Although lessons are prepared and led by instructors, parents remain the primary educator, retaining control over their student's education.

Star Academics Online

What sets Star Academics asynchronous courses apart is instructor involvement that allows for maximum flexibility, individualized education, and community building.

Online Courses


Star Academics online courses utilize Canvas, a leader in online course management systems, via smart phones, tablet devices, laptops, and desktop computers anywhere in the world.

*AP, Advanced Placement and Advanced Placement Program are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse this website.

I cannot say enough about [Star Academics]. This is our second year and both my boys have thoroughly enjoyed the program, the children they have met and the experiences they have had. The staff has been wonderful and the families we have met are priceless.

Tisha Benson, BYA Parent

Books and Curriculum

Please see the Books and Curriculum page for details.

Program Costs

Costs are dependent on the courses you choose. See the Fees page for a full list of costs.

Have Questions?

Find answers to frequently asked questions on our FAQ page.

Interested in this program?

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