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Start a Catholic Schoolhouse Chapter

HOMESCHOOLING CREATED BY Homeschoolers for homeschoolers

Are you curious about providing a classical education?

Wondering how to start homeschooling?

Wishing to create an authentically Catholic homeschool?

Catholic Schoolhouse focuses on family unity. All of our programs from pre-grammar through high school continue to be anchored to the memory work topics, allowing your family to stay unified.

Our community options give your family a place to belong.


Catholic. Classical. Accessible. Flexible.

Catholic Schoolhouse is a supplemental program designed to enhance and add accountability to any homeschool style. Catholic Schoolhouse Chapters include weekly classes of rotating topics over a three-year cycle. Throughout the school day, parents will visit their children’s classes, observing, assisting, and learning along with them. 


How do I start a Catholic Schoolhouse Chapter in my Community?

STEP 1: Attend one of our monthly FREE Webinars: Is Catholic Schoolhouse Right for Me? 
Contact Toni at to register for the next event.

STEP 2: Complete the Interested Director Form below and someone will get in touch with you to start the process.

STEP 3: Schedule an information night to assess the interest in your area.  
We will provide you with additional information to help you set up your information night and begin the Catholic Schoolhouse Chapter Director training process.

STEP 4: We are here for you! We will share the wisdom learned by all of our Catholic Schoolhouse Chapters.  As a CSH Chapter Director, you will gain access to the Director’s only online community and all the mentorship you require.  

Start your own Catholic Schoolhouse Community–You can do it!

When you become a Catholic Schoolhouse Chapter Director, you will receive in-depth training, gain access to our director’s only online community, and receive on-going mentoring to operate a successful Chapter.

Many moms and families start as a co-op by getting together with a few friends and spending countless hours brainstorming and planning.

Pay it forward and help your kids and your community!

“I just wanted to take a moment to thank Kathy and company for all of the resources that are available to directors. We are a brand new, fairly large chapter (40 kids, all three levels) and only one family (mine) has ever participated in a co-op of this type. Getting this thing off the ground has been a massive project, but the resources here, in the training webinars and on the CSH Director’s site have been extremely helpful. Thank you, thank you, thank you!”

- Sara, Harford, MD

Registration opens March 15 for Tour 2 – 2024/2025 school year.

Find a Catholic Schoolhouse Chapter local community near you and get involved today!

We need well-educated Catholics, but we also need in them a burning desire and ability to use that education for God. We need students who will impact the world – not by our plan – but by living God’s plan for them! That leads me to the significance of our endeavor. I believe with my whole heart that the significance of homeschooling, and secondarily classically homeschooling, is that we create a place where our children can grow and learn – being taught by parents from a place of rest.

Kathy Rabideau, Catholic Schoolhouse Co-founder and Executive Director

“I love Catholic Schoolhouse because it lets me homeschool MY way!”

– Rebecca, Pennsylvania

We are so excited for another year!!! We are wrapping up our FOURTH year as a chapter!! We have grown to 30 families this year and currently have five (possibly six) families on our waiting list for next year… this is without advertising! I am hopeful that we can fit one more class in our facility to include everyone… depending on how many families re-register. This has been one of the greatest blessing in our lives and I cannot imagine homeschooling with CSH (community AND curriculum). I know I have said thank you before , but I feel the need to keep saying thank you, for your support and this ministry. You all are amazing and this structure and community of CSH is just incredible. Thank you thank you thank you!!!!!!

- Sarah G., Florida

Catholic Schoolhouse

Catholic Schoolhouse was founded in 2007 to enhance education in the grammar stage by providing classical memory work for the Catholic homeschool. Going beyond simple memory work, the developers enlisted experts in all areas of study and a wide variety of resources, Catholic and secular, homeschool and non-homeschool to determine what information is typically encountered during the elementary school years (K-8). 

Individual families, chapters and co-ops are able to succeed, bring family unity to teaching, and belong to a greater Catholic community with Catholic Schoolhouse.

Catholic Schoolhouse is loyal to the magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church.


... Catholic Schoolhouse covers a lot of subject matter [Memory Work Audio CDs, History Cards, Science, Fine Arts, Math, Language Arts, Geography, and Foreign Language] even though it isn’t your entire curriculum. The Catholic Schoolhouse site has links to a blog with additional activity suggestions that should be very helpful. Their “Now What Do I Do? page” has suggestions for those working on their own. A “Local Chapters” tab lists active Catholic Schoolhouse chapters in which you can enroll. There’s lots of help and support from those already using Catholic Schoolhouse. I expect Catholic Schoolhouse will continue to sprout new chapters as more Catholic homeschoolers discover they have a Catholic option for this type of education.