Kolbe Academy

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Kolbe Academy
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Address
1600 F Street
Napa, California 94559
United States
Information
Type Homeschool, Online Academy
Motto Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam
(For the Greater Glory of God)
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 1993
Head of school Brian Muth
Staff 18
Teaching staff 42
Grades K–12
Color(s) Red and White         
Slogan Catholic Classical Flexible
Accreditation National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools (NAPCIS)
Website

Kolbe Academy is a homeschool provider and online academy based in Napa, California.

Background[edit]

Kolbe Academy Homeschool was founded in 1993 and provides homeschooling curriculum and materials, record keeping and educational advice from its offices in Napa, California. Since 2013, Kolbe Academy has offered online courses to High School and Jr. High students.[1][2] Although it originally grew out of a private day school in Napa, Kolbe Academy is its own entity and exists independently from that institution.

Pedagogy[edit]

Kolbe Academy adheres to the Ignatian method of learning centered around a curriculum that is classically based.[3] Kolbe is known for its great books approach to learning which requires that students maintain a rigorous reading schedule.[4]

Accreditation[edit]

Kolbe Academy is accredited by the National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools (NAPCIS).[5][6]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Kolbe Academy :: Our History". kolbe.org. Retrieved 2017-07-16. 
  2. ^ "Online Courses w/Kolbe Academy - Summer & 2014-2015 Registration is Open + Why Jen Likes Kolbe**". Sticking the Corners. 2014-06-04. Retrieved 2017-07-17. 
  3. ^ "Kolbe Academy | Schools | Noodle". www.noodle.com. Retrieved 2017-07-17. 
  4. ^ "HomeSchoolReviews.com Kolbe Academy Curriculum Reviews". www.homeschoolreviews.com. Retrieved 2017-07-17. 
  5. ^ "Kolbe Academy :: Philosophy". kolbe.org. Retrieved 2017-07-16. 
  6. ^ "Kolbe Academy Home School". NAPCIS - The National Association of Private Catholic and Independent Schools. Retrieved 2017-07-17. 

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