Our Umbrella Program allows families freedom and independence in planning, implementing, and assessing each child's education. You have the legal right to withdraw your student(s) from public school and begin homeschooling independently today.
The State of California does NOT require that you follow the public school curriculum. With Talega Prep, you are free to Homeschool, Your Way!
Umbrella Program features include:
  • Parent as teacher, including curriculum design, implementation, and assessment (Support Available)

  • TPA maintains each child's cumulative record of all necessary California Private School Documents

  • TPA Request Records from previous school(s)

  • TPA Maintains Attendance Records & Confirms Attendance 

  • TPA Verifies Enrollment

  • TPA Ensures Maximum Privacy

  • TPA Prepares Professional Transcripts (HS only)

  • TPA Provides High School Diploma

  • Consultation Services Available for an additional fee

Tuition for the Umbrella Program is $300 per family per year, plus $50 new student fee. High School students incur an additional $50 annual fee which includes transcript and diploma.  We accept personal checks, PayPal, and Venmo.

Homeschooling has never been easier.  Choose your curriculum and get started right away! Check out the recommendations on our Homeschool Resources page, or schedule a consultation so that our experts may help you plan your homeschool year. 

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Unlike public or charter schools, Talega Preparatory Academy supports homeschoolers of all learning styles and methods including traditional classroom, Classical, Faith-based, and unschooling, among many others.  Recordkeeping is kept to a minimum, and you are completely free to educate your children as you see best meets their needs and interests. In order to provide families with this freedom and flexibility, Talega Prep is not currently Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

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Whether your day is filled with sports training, rigorous academics, or daydreaming, Talega Prep gives you the freedom to plan and pursue your activities when it suits your family's schedule. You decide when and what to study, because you are in charge.


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Being able to train full-time this winter, James has taken his game to another level.  The flexible schedule has been great.


Michael B


Thank you, Marguerite, for providing this service. I know that our time in Belgium and travels through India and the East were unconventional ways of learning, but I also know that they have helped shape him into the fine man that he has become. 

Francine B.




What a joy to have our kids home with us!  We are ALL learning so much and having fun together. Thank you so much for your help getting us started.


Jenna S

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Talega Prep promotes educational freedom by offering families an alternative to public and charter school independent study programs. With TPA, parents and students determine the educational content, curriculum, and methods of instruction that are most in tune to their children's needs, interests, and values.