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  • What is Biola Youth Academics?

    What is Biola Youth Academics?

    A valuable resource to the homeschooling community since 1996, Biola Youth Academics is a supplementary education program for elementary, junior high and high school home-educated students through Biola University, a Christian university with over 105 years of faithful service and doctrinal integrity.

Who We Are

A message from Biola Youth Academics Director, Lydia Knopf

The Benefits

  • Provides courses for elementary, junior high and high school students
  • Available on-campus and at extension sites throughout Southern California and online
  • Provides challenging classroom opportunities in a Christian environment with a healthy and supportive environment for interaction with peers, adults and other families
  • Strengthens writing skills and styles
  • Provides on-campus lab sciences in a classroom setting
  • Equips students for improved college entrance exam scores
  • Assists parents in providing academic guidance
  • Offers academic accountability with syllabi and quarterly summaries
  • Academically rigorous courses presented from a Biblical worldview
  • More than fifteen years serving the homeschool community
  • Our alumni go on to excel as university students

Academically Rigorous Courses

Star Academics

  • Traditional Textbook
  • Lectures
  • Discussion
  • Group Projects
  • Presentations
  • Online Classes Available
  • Grades 6-12

Torrey Academy

  • Classically Informed Humanities
  • Great Books
  • Socratic Dialogue
  • Online Classes Available
  • Grades 9-12


  • Eight-week sessions
  • Affordable
  • No extra fees
  • Low commitment
  • Grades 1-6