CHAT meets in the southwest metro area, serving homeschooling families with students in middle school and high school (grades 7-12) since 2004.  We also have a track of elementary classes (grades 1-6) in what we call eCHAT (Elementary CHAT).   

General Information

CHAT:

  • Classes are held on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
  • Our location is Grace Church, 9301 Eden Prairie Road, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347.
  • There are four 1 ½ hour periods on Wednesdays and Thursdays, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
  • There are 2 semesters, each running 15 weeks
  • Tuition is $175 or $185 (depending on registration date) per course, per semester for CHAT classes, unless otherwise noted.
  • Deadline for registration (without incurring late fees) is approximately 2 weeks prior to the start of class (August 15th or December 31st).

eCHAT:

  • Classes are held on Thursdays.
  • Our location is Grace Church, 9301 Eden Prairie Road, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55347.
  • Classes are 45-60 minute in length, beginning at 9:00 a.m.
  • There are 2 semesters, each running 15 weeks.
  • Tuition is $90 or $100 for 45 minute eCHAT classes per semester and $120 or $130 for 60 minute eCHAT classes per semester (depending on registration date), unless otherwise noted.
  • Deadline for registration (without incurring late fees) is approximately 2 weeks prior to the start of class (August 15th or December 31st).

CHAT Class Offerings for 2015-2016
(For Students in Grades 7-12)

 
Science
•    Apologia General Science (full year, gr. 7-9)
•    Apologia Physical Science (full year, gr. 8-10)
•    Apologia Biology (full year, gr. 9-11)
•    Apologia Chemistry (full year, gr. 10-12)
•    Physics (full year, gr. 10-12)
•    Chemistry CLEP workshop (monthly, gr. 10-12)

Social Studies, Economics, & Worldview
•    American History & Lit. (full year, gr. 9-12)
•    Civics (full year, gr. 9-12)
•    Personal Finance (semester, gr. 10-12)
•    Cultural World Geography (full year, gr.9-12)
•    World History & Geography (full year, gr.7-8)
•    Worldview (full year, gr. 9-12)

Math
•    Math Olympics (full year, gr. 7-9)
•    Pre-Algebra (full year, gr. 7-9)
•    Algebra 1 (full year, gr. 7-10)
•    Algebra 2 (full year, gr.9-12)
•    Geometry (full year, gr. 8-12)
•    Pre-Calculus (full year, gr. 10-12)

Foreign Languages
•    Sign Language 1, 2 & 3 (full year, gr. 7-12)
•    Intro to Spanish (full year, gr. 6-8)
•    Spanish 1, 2 & 3 (full year, gr. 7-12)

Speech
•    Speech: Public Communications (full year, gr. 8-12)

Language Arts
•    English A (full year, gr. 7-8)
•    English B (full year, gr. 8-9)
•    Writing 1 (full year, gr. 9-12)
•    Writing 2 (full year, gr. 9-12)
•    Writing 3 (1st semester, gr. 10-12)
•    British Literature (2nd semester, gr. 10-12)
•    Creative Writing (full year or by sem, gr. 8-12)

P.E. and Health
•    Fencing (by semester, gr.7-12)
•    Salsa Rueda (2nd semester, gr. 8-12)

Study Skills

•    Effective Study Habits (2nd sem, gr. 8-11))
•    ACT Test Prep (each semester, gr. 10-12)

Performing Arts
•    Guitar Lessons (each semester, gr. 7-12)
•    Drama (2nd semester, gr. 7-12)
•    Salsa Rueda (2nd semester, gr. 8-12)
•    Vocals (Encore!) (each semester, gr. 7-12)

Arts
•    3D Art (1st semester, gr. 7-12)
•    Art Studio (2nd semester, gr. 8-12)
•    Art Survey (full year, gr. 7-12)
•    Beginning Oil Pastels (2nd semester, gr. 7-12)
•    Drawing Basics (1st semester, gr. 7-12)
•    Mixed Media B (full year, gr. 7-12)
•    Photography (each semester, gr. 7-12)
•    Watercolor (1st semester, gr. 7-12)

Electives
•    Drivers Training (semester, ages 14+)
•    Guys Mentoring Group (sem, gr.9-10)
•    Robotics 1 & 2 (1 semester each, gr. 7-12)
•    Web Design (semester, gr. 7-12)

CLEP Classes
The following classes (from the above list) are designed to prepare students for the associated CLEP Test:
•    Chemistry (full year, gr. 10-12) (with additional workshops)
•    College Algebra (full year, gr. 9-12)
•    Pre-Calculus (full year, gr. 10-12)
 

eCHAT Class Offerings for 2015-2016
(For Students in Grades 1-6)


Elementary classes are offered on Thursdays starting at 9:00 a.m. Classes are 45 minutes or 60 minutes in length.

 
Grades 1-2
•    Gym (full year or by semester)
•    Early Elementary Enrichment (full year or by semester, 9:45 a.m to noon)

Grades 3-4

•    Art (full year or by semester)
•    Gym (full year or by semester)
•    Math Enrichment (full year or by semester)
•    Music (full year or by semester)
•    Science (full year)
•    Writing (full year)
•    Karate & Self Defense (by semester)
•    Private Guitar Lessons (gr. 4, by semester)
   
Grades 5-6
•    Art (full year or by semester)
•    Gym (full year or by semester)
•    Intro to Spanish (gr. 6, full year)
•    Math Enrichment (full year or by semester)
•    Music (full year or by semester)
•    Science (full year)
•    Writing (full year)
•    Karate & Self Defense (by semester)
•    Private Guitar Lessons (by semester)