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Calvert Education

Stemming from its beginnings more than 100 years ago at the prestigious Calvert School in Maryland, the Calvert curriculum has been used by hundreds of thousands of students schooling at home in all 50 states and in more than 90 countries around the world. Today, Calvert’s curriculum is used worldwide in homes, virtual schools, and blended learning environments. 

Take a look at Calvert and you’ll find an impressive list of families and alumnae. Among so many others, President Barack Obama, Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Pearl S. Buck, and political commentator William F. Buckley were at one time or another all Calvert students.

With Calvert, you will receive proven and time-tested curriculum, recognized for excellence by educators and parents alike as the finest curriculum available today for families who make the choice to school at home.


Providing an extraordinary foundation of knowledge at your fingertips

Calvert’s fully accredited curriculum provides a fundamental platform for your child to thrive educationally. It combines classroom-tested materials, teacher-approved lesson plans, and proven educational methods. Fun and engaging projects build creative thinking and problem-solving skills. With a focus on fundamental skill development, your student will be encouraged to explore, discover, and excel, while developing a strong foundation of learning concepts that will lead to academic success for years to come.

This engaging and comprehensive curriculum is crafted by specialists, all of whom are former educators. It utilizes the best text offerings available along with online learning tools and resources that make it easy to provide your child with a dynamic, fun, and enriching learning experience.

The Calvert curriculum includes comprehensive lesson plans, which Calvert parents will tell you are the “gold” of the Calvert experience. With complete daily plans for all subjects, these indispensable resources provide detailed, step-by-step instructions, a list of daily online resources and books, as well as countless tips and helpful hints gleaned from decades of experience. Calvert lessons are available in both printed and online versions.


Calvert is accredited by the Commission on Elementary Schools (a division of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools) and approved by the Maryland Department of Education, so you can be assured that your child is presented with relevant and exceptional instructional content.

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