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About

Welcome! Highlands Latin Cottage School Anderson is a classical, Christian homeschool support program serving the Upstate of South Carolina. We offer instruction in core subjects using the award winning Memoria Press curriculum through a one day per week traditional classroom experience. Our goal is to enhance the homeschool experience of our students by offering a challenging, traditional academic experience that enlivens the mind and refines the soul. Highlands Latin Cottage School Anderson aims to pass on the heritage of the Christian West to the modern student. We are Christian, classical, and traditional. 

All instruction is provided in the classroom with parents providing homework help and individual assistance throughout the week. Class size is kept to a minimum to increase participation and ensure a high level of attention is granted each student. HLS Anderson meets for a full day of instruction on Tuesdays during the traditional school year (Mid-August to May) just off of Interstate I-85 at Concord Baptist Church in Anderson, making the school easily accessible for families across the Upstate of South Carolina.In all we do, we seek to engender a love for the Good, the True, and the Beautiful.

Our Mission

In partnership with parents, and guided by the Gospel, we seek to educate students to the highest standards of the classical tradition, so that they may grow in knowledge, wisdom, and the love of our Lord, and more ably use their gifts in the service of others and for the glory of Christ and the Church.

Our Distinctives
Classical education aims to teach wisdom—how to think—and virtue—what to do—through the learning of classical languages, reading classical texts, and study of the liberal arts.
Christian education anchors itself to the essentials of the Christian faith, maintaining belief in the goodness of Christian morality and the divine inspiration of the Christian Scriptures.
Traditional education takes place in an orderly, teacher-guided classroom with lessons focused on content mastery



Contact

Address: Concord Baptist Church
1012 Concord Rd, Anderson, SC 29621

Phone: 864-934-4331
Email: Elisabeth Cauley, Director | elisabeth@highlandslatin.org


Course Offerings

Now Offering Junior Kindergarten | $700

The Highlands Latin Anderson Jr. K class will meet 8:30 – 11:30. Content will be age-appropriate, centered around real books—classics that are beautiful and rich—with well-prioritized objectives. Students will learn to enjoy learning in a formal, but relaxed environment. This thorough, yet gentle program provides a wonderful foundation for a rigorous kindergarten year.

View the Memoria Press Junior Kindergarten Curriculum here!

Junior Kindergarten Schedule

8:30–8:45          Opening Assembly
8:45–9:00          Prayer, Calendar time, Recitation, Devotion
9:00–9:30          Alphabet Lesson, Penmanship, Manners Lesson
9:30–10:00        Show and Tell, Number Lesson
10:45–10:30      Mid-Morning Recess
10:30–11:30      Snack, Literature, Art, Music, Poetry, Enrichment
11:30                  Closing Prayer, Dismissal

Primary School | $1400

We offer full day Primary School programs for Kindergarten through Second Grade. Primary School classes are directed by a lead teacher. Mornings focus on academic work and afternoons focus on the entire week’s Literature and Enrichment portion from the Memoria Press Core Curriculum. These classes are offered to support families who use the Memoria Press curriculum in their homeschool. The only class option is the full day program.

Primary School Schedule

8:30–8:45          Opening Assembly
8:45–10:00        Traditional Spelling, Phonics and Reading
10:00–10:30      Mid-Morning Recess
10:30–11:45      Recitation, Christian Studies, Arithmetic
11:45–12:30      Lunch
12:30–1:00        Penmanship, Copybook
1:00–1:45          Literature Enrichment, Music, Art, Poetry
1:45–2:15          Mid-Afternoon Recess
2:15–3:30          History, Culture, Science Enrichment
3:30                    Dismissal

Grammar & Upper School

We offer four subjects of study for grades 3–7: Latin, Classical Studies, Literature, and Composition on Tuesday. Each course is taught in a 90-minute block. Students may take the full day, or choose classes à la carte. On Thursday, math and science courses are offered for Upper School students.

A full description of Grammar & Upper School courses is available here.

Grammar & Upper School Schedule

8:30–8:45          Opening Assembly
8:45–10:15        Latin
10:15–11:45      Classical Studies
11:45–12:30      Lunch
12:30–2:00        Literature
2:00–3:30          Classical Composition

Latin | $350
Latina Christiana | 3rd & 4th Grade
First Form Latin |  4th, 5th, & 6th Grade
Second Form Latin | 7th Grade
Third Form Latin | 8th Grade

Classical Studies 
| $350
Greek Myths & Timeline | 3rd Grade
Famous Men of Rome & Timeline | 4th and 5th Grade
Famous Men of Greece | 6th Grade
Famous Men of the Middle Ages| 7th Grade
Literature | $350
Grammar 1 | 3rd Grade
Grammar 2 | 4th & 5th Grade
Grammar 4 | 6th Grade
Logic 1 | 7th Grade
Composition | $350
Introduction to Composition | 3rd Grade
Fable Stage | 4th & 5th Grade
Chreia & Maxim Stage | 6th Grade
Refutation & Confirmation Stage | 7th Grade
Math | $350
Pre-Algebra | 7th Grade+
Science | $350
Earth Science | 7th Grade+

Interest Forms

Thank you for expressing interest in Highlands Latin Cottage School Anderson.  We are looking to grow by welcoming new students and faculty into our community. Please consider filling out either or both of the forms below.  We will be in contact to answer any questions.

Family Interest Form

If you are a family interested in enrolling in Highlands Latin Cottage School Anderson, please fill out this form.

Teacher Interest Form

If you are interested in learning more about teaching at Highlands Latin Cottage School Anderson, please fill out this form.


Scope & Sequence


2018-2019 Cottage School Calendar


HLS Anderson Uniform Policy

At Highlands Latin Cottage School Anderson, we believe in the specific benefits of wearing uniforms. Uniforms foster academic focus and a feeling of dignity that unifies students and supports our school culture. Neatness in outer dress and appearance reflects inner focus and discipline. Uniform requirements vary by age.

HLS Anderson Uniform Requirements

Accrediting Body

HLS Anderson is a partner member of the Classical Latin School Association, an association of elementary and secondary schools working to promote the transmission of the culture of the Christian West.