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We really like Epic. We got our daughter enrolled there as we were having concerns about her peer group and a specific teacher from her school. She was coming home emotional almost every day. I have a family member who felt that they were having the same problems from the same school. And they were in Epic. I was also talking to other people, who thought that we should go to Epic, and so they advised and we gave it a try. We were told about a teacher named Ms. Sam and so I reached out to her. We did our face-to-face with them, and she told me all about the school. And I liked her, but I was picky kind of parent, and my daughter was in California. So, I needed to wait till she came back so she can meet with the teacher to see if she liked her.
When my daughter came back from California, we did a face-to-face, and she said that she wanted to give it a chance. She liked Sam too. So we gave it a try and since then, it’s been good. Enrolment wasn’t as cumbersome as I thought where we have to go and stand in line. We just brought everything to Sam and then faxed stuff over. Meeting Sam was a blessing. She is really understanding and encouraging. My daughter wants to graduate early, 16 and a half, and I don’t have to make her do her work like a regular brick-and-mortar school. The rule is to wake up, latest is 9:30, get dressed like in a school, and then log on. And she likes it. She just gets up, does what she needs to, and her grades are really good, she’s got A’s and B’s. So, I was like, “It’s just where’s Epic all this time?” School comes easy to her, so it’s not like she has to make an effort because she was in a gifted program.
I like the flexibility as well as the quality of education offered through Epic. They have a good curriculum and my daughter likes the way the spreadsheet is. The program works for her, and it seemed like things are happening. She can actually go through and work on things. We’re looking for more science hands-on activities though. Her passion is science, and those classes are the opportunities that I don’t want her to miss out on. She also wants to be able to enjoy other activities, specifically to go to prom. And I’d really like it for the kids to have more sociable interaction.
We have opportunities outside but I think my daughter was just looking to connect with individuals that are going to Epic. I think she would have a perfect world if she was able to get some students from Epic and then just hang out. Other than that, we're happy with Epic. I’d recommend it. And I would recommend Sam for everybody. My daughter also raves about the tutor, Daniel. She really loved him.
We were homeschooling on our own. We thought that the freedom of homeschooling would give us a little bit more accountability. We tried a school but it was a little too rigid. And it was the first one here in our state, so we got into the bureaucracy of it all, got caught up in that and so they had a lot of other things that died down since then. It left a bad taste in our mouth so I wanted to find something. Also, my daughter and my son both have different learning styles. With the first one, we were not able to really tailor the curriculum to fit both of their styles. So my daughter, even though she came from the other program, came straight into another program very similar and she did well. And my son, we've been able to adapt him to something that better suits his needs. So that was the positive thing for me with Epic.
The teachers are very approachable as well, and they're very good at getting back at me and giving me information. However, my biggest concern with these interactions with the school is when you go beyond the teacher. Also, the counselors are not very knowledgeable as far as getting information to you about requirements. I have a daughter and she graduated this year. My daughter ended up as a 12th grader taking 8th grade math because of some error from the first school.
And just through my own research, I feel that some of the counselors are like reception staff that has been promoted to that position. If they have better staff as far as the counselors go, especially when you'd talk to children that are trying to go to college, it would be beneficial. But other than that, everyone’s personable and professional. Everyone works really hard as well. When I talk to them about anything, I get responses. The enrollment process was really easy too. I submitted everything online and it was a pretty simple process.
The learning experience has been good too. You can change curriculums every year, which is a plus, but it also has some negative when you're changing curriculum every year. It's up to your own accord because you'd have to do that. I like having the teacher because then with the other school, you had a teacher assigned to you but it was just a different experience. It wasn’t that one on one quality like I could meet with this teacher, and she could see my kids, and she could evaluate my child with me. My children homeschooled their whole lives, there are certain things that they're just not used to. So I was worried about whether or not they were reading, if they were on par or not meeting certain things and just having the teacher there really helps ease that worry and concern. So the quality of the education is good or I wouldn't re-enroll.
I have two different children that attend Epic. The first one is my older one that just graduated last year. My younger son, who is 11, is on the autism spectrum and we were having difficulties in school with the two people that were helping him, and we were also getting ready to transition to middle school. As a parent, I wasn’t ready for that so I chose to bring him home for that reason and it went really well. As far as my older son, Epic helped him because of the way it's structured. It lets you do things at your own time and pace, and that helped him be successful and be able to graduate this year. Otherwise, he wouldn't have graduated on time in a regular brick and mortar ‘cause he got anxiety and it was too hard. At Epic, he could stay up until four o’clock in the morning to do school work if he wanted, and that flexibility was really good for him.
As for my younger son, it was like a light switch went off. He was having a meltdown every single day at school and I was getting phone call after phone call saying, “Come and help us calm down your child.” It got as bad as him peeing on the floor at school. Since bringing him home, we haven’t had that. We get a little frustrated but when I see that he’s getting frustrated, it gives me the opportunity to say, “We’ll come back to this later. Let’s take a walk around the house or go outside for couple of minutes.” I’ve also realized that we’re really behind, which I didn’t realize how far when we were in brick and mortar. Epic gives us the chance to get him back up to speed with everybody else his age. When he was in brick and mortar, he would have meltdowns and then the school wouldn’t give him school work because he didn’t function enough to get the school work done. Now he can function well and he can get the work done.
Also, the teachers we have had are great. I had Adam before and he was really good with my older son. The main reason my older son graduated was because of the encouragement that he received from Adam. Adam even took the time to explain to my son what my son's future was gonna look like if he didn’t complete this. Kim is my other teacher with my kid on spectrum and she’s knowledgeable with autistic kids. She's also friendly and easy going. She works really well with my younger son and gives him time to do things. The other cool thing is she can manipulate things. If there's a science experiment to do and my son's really having a hard time, she can go in and say, “We’re not gonna do this science experiment this time and we’ll catch up next time.”
I’ve been to the Epic office a couple of times and the secretary there is always very pleasant and nice every time I come in. She’s always really happy so she’s very friendly. The initial enrollment was done online and it was a step-by-step process, which was fairly simple for us. I’ve already been telling friends about them.
My neighbor is one of the teachers for Epic Charter Schools and she has talked about it for a couple of years. And then just I'm visiting with her, she helped clarify a lot of the things that I had questions about and we decided to give it a try. I was interested in some of the options to supplement what I was doing with another teacher and some options to help pay for different tutoring, and to have our teacher help with some struggle areas that my kids were having.
We did online enrollment and it was easy. Last year would have been our second year to re-enroll so most of our information was saved. Then this past February 1, I did it again for this coming year and it was quick and easy. The first year, I know you had to have some of the copies of shot records and things like that but that's pretty standard for any school enrollment.
We interacted with Julie, our teacher, on a weekly basis and she has been amazing. If we don't talk weekly, we always see just the different Epic teachers when we do the standardized testing and they are friendly and welcoming to the kids. Julie has gone above and beyond to help my daughter, especially in Math. She has even had put some of her own time into it above what she's probably paid for. She has really wanted to see success for my daughter and we're not just another student off her list, and I felt that way about any interaction we've had with the teachers. I've really been pleased with the teachers and the faculty of Epic.
We did some of the classes that they offered for the study island tutoring. This year, my daughter did them online through Google Hangouts so there were some different teachers that we wouldn't have normally interacted with and they were really helpful too. That was a great alternative because my oldest daughter is in sixth grade. We did some of the Google Hangouts for sixth grade Math and the lady that had done that was a Math teacher who was really helpful and great with strategies. And then our teacher has been great in any subject area we needed help with.
However, I've been very frustrated with their slowness in paying vendors. When you file something for your learning fund, a vendor sends in an invoice. They have a 30-day window of reimbursing that vendor. It's frustrating from the parent's side because they are slow to pay for a service that we have already had, and then they wait until the 29th or the 30th day to put that check in the mail every single time. That reflects poorly on us, the Epic people as a whole. It doesn't encourage people to want to be Epic vendors because, "Oh well, I'm not gonna get paid for a month out at least."
I understand at the beginning of the year, "Hey, we have a new influx of students. It may take us a while to get your invoices". But it has been that case every time consistently for two years. It didn't have anything to do with me but it reflects poorly to me when I'm having to say to the tutor or the piano teacher, "I'm so sorry you haven't been paid yet for your services. It's coming." If there's anything they could do to make that more efficient, it would encourage people to want to be Epic vendors. Other than that, it's been a great experience. I recommend Epic quite a bit to people and answered a lot of questions about it.
Our son is very bright. His test scores started dropping in middle school and I thought it would be a better way for me to make sure of his habits. We're putting him in high school next year. He is a basketball player, and so we put him in online. We have two sons. One will stay in Epic and then one will go in high school. But I just wanted to make sure that he was up to his potential before he started high school because he's a bright student, and he should be able to handle the AP Courses now.
The other school's testing was done way away and its headquarters was in Eastern Oklahoma. And then, someone had talked to me about Epic Charter Schools and then I was able to visit with a parent that had Epic and they gave me the name of our current teacher to be able to talk to. Norman is a smaller community and I felt good about the one-on-one instruction from this particular teacher and then had been impressed since then. Our experience with Epic has been very pleasant because of her, Julie. She was very attentive to what my goals with our older son were. We have five children, and the first two are very high-achieving academically. And I knew this one was a different personality but he was very capable academically and she was very good in listening to me.
I don't like to be viewed as a helicopter mom over my kids. But when your kid's doing great and then all of a sudden, his national test scores dropped to 50 percentile, and he's always been up at the top, you know something is not quite right. And so, she listened to me with that. She was really good to help us achieve our goals. He's still a little behind in reading but he's in the 95th or 96th percentile on math. He has really excelled. If I didn't think the vocabulary, she would always run a good book to say, "Let's buy this with your learning funds," in areas that we didn't necessarily feel with that program that we bought that was up to where we needed to. She was always good to recommend extra material or to kinda cover that. She really was good at tailoring what we need.
We've gotten our son up there pretty well. However, I didn't like the tutoring for our kids. Epic may be paying those people by the hour, but it didn't seem like a very time efficient thing to do with all that typing. So, if my son needed extra tutoring, I would just either ask our high school son to help him or hire an outside tutor.
I have recommended Epic Charter Schools to my friend. She was considering homeschooling and had gone to a homeschooling convention but was overwhelmed with the amount of material and curricula to choose from. She's a busy woman, and she's just like, "I don't know that I can do that." And so, I said, "Well, here you have the best of both worlds. You have a certified teacher looking over what they're doing. And you can bring him home and make sure they're improving their study habits."
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This school used to be AMAZING. Well I guess they grew up too fast because the communication has diminished to subpar. The various programs they expect students to do each day is insane. They claim you choose your curriculum but they add in extra stuff without asking the parent and then add extra mandatory stuff. My kids spend far more time than public school and still can't finish a day's work.
My son hated school and was having some problems in it so it was easier for him to work at home. We found a school but it wasn't turning out very well so we decided to go ahead and try Epic Charter Schools instead. He seemed to like Epic better because of the opportunity to do a test again if he failed. The quality was really good and exciting and I liked how they have their set-up so I would recommend it to someone.
I was told by different people that Epic Charter Schools was so good, and it was. I just had to meet with the teacher and then she had a made equipment, then we registered with that and then we were set to go. My child was taking English and Math and I loved it. Epic Charter Schools made my child very comfortable. I'm very satisfied. I had to take her out because there were some issues that went on with the custody, but once everything’s over with, she would love to go back.
I know of other parents who used Epic with their children so I've used it with my daughter. Now, I using it again for my stepson who has a medical condition that doesn't allow him to join school temporarily. Everything has been really easy process. I went online and filled out the form for the enrollment. Then they called and I finished it up in person. My stepson is taking regular classes on IET level for high school and the staff are very good. My son's experience has been very good and less stressful than public school. Epic is better than brick and mortar school but they put too much unnecessary work on the students on IET in a regular class. There are too many curriculums that they work through. It's harder to keep up than in a brick and mortar school, but the level of education is better. All in all, I'm happy with Epic.
My daughter was having trouble getting bullied at school so she did some research about online schooling and Epic got high ratings. I set up something online and it’s real easy. I put my daughter's information and then I met with her teacher at the local library. Her teacher walked us through everything. My daughter is now one of the presidents at Epic. Last year and this year she was very involved. Her teacher and a couple other online students, including her, went to a seminar in Florida for three days. She did extremely well at this school.
If we have any problems, I just text her teacher and she responds. She's also available once a week at the local library in our town. Also there’s always 24/7 homework help so that’s great. My daughter is already done for this semester. It's work at your own pace so if she works more, she gets done faster. She is a senior, so she only had to take two classes this semester. Then she goes to college through Epic. So she gets free college. Epic has a really good online program and the kids are being helped. The resources are there. The teachers and the staff is there to help.
We were going to the ACE Academy and Epic Charter Schools was recommended to me by one of my cousins. The enrollment process was all right and part of it was done online. We're not very computer savvy, so they helped us get it on through. My daughter took basically what she had to have for her credits and I had the best interaction with her teacher. Epic's quality of education was very good and there was less paperwork. With the other online school, I was trying to keep up with all the books and stuff and keeping them. I also had to write down, keep up with the grades and all that stuff daily. But with Epic, those things were already and done for me. Epic made it simpler and took a lot of pressure off me. Epic made my life simpler too.
My daughter is no longer in Epic, however. She is back in high school and it was her choice that she decided to do it differently. She wanted to go so she could play sports and stuff, so we're trying this out. As for me though, I would have preferred her to stick with it. Besides, we're not really sure that w'ere going to stick with this because of the situations that have been occurring in schools. Still, Epic is a great deal.
My stepson did Epic so we became familiar with them, and we're repeat customers. During the teachers' strike, my teenage son convinced me to let him try Epic.
We spoke with Greg from Epic and found out what we needed to do. The enrollment was quick and easy. We personally know a couple of the Epic instructors. We go to church with the instructor that my son had so we were able to communicate with him any time.
My son was in the high school program and has since graduated early. He's now enlisted in the military and is going to basic training the 1st of the year. Epic was better actually public school because whenever he had to take his initial test, it was found out that he was behind in biology because of the way that the teacher was teaching the curriculum. But he was able to catch up and had graduated early. My son actually excelled there. We would recommend Epic.
I was home schooling before and I didn’t like having as many books around. I felt like online learning is the future and I've met a couple of people who were already doing it. They recommended Epic. So I looked over some of the K-12 stuff and Epic had more online. However, I like the other method of books because I have a little more control over them not like when doing it online, I don’t have control if something goes wrong.
But I do like that Epic covers a lot more videos integrated on the history inside which is really helpful to children, especially in those areas. And I like how you can do the answers online. But there's not enough teaching on the Math part. I went on it and I was doing the game that he had to do. It took two players to do the perimeter game but their instructions weren’t thorough enough. I couldn’t figure out how to play the game even though I knew how to find the perimeter. And so, it took us 30 minutes to get through it just to move on to the next step.
I also have ran into some inaccuracies which I don’t like that because the children are learning things wrong or they’re stuck, and then they couldn’t help it. For example, my son had a question and wanted to know the year of something. The video said 1907. 1906 was an option but there was no 1907. So, we chose 1906 and it said correct even though it wasn’t. So, there are things that needs tweaking.
Nevertheless, the teacher and the principal have always been good. Summer, our teacher, listens very well to what I have to say, tries to make it a win-win for everybody, and works with us. She keeps us up to date in the best that she could like emailing every week and telling us where everyone is. And if I have questions, I can always call her and she usually gets back to me quickly. I would recommend Epic. It’s a good program to enroll because you know what you’re getting into and if it’s the right fit for you.
I didn’t like the public school system that my child was in. I didn't like the way that the students were treated or the way that things were dealt with in that facility. We tried K12 but they were so rigid with the times and they scheduled times when you had to be in class. And at that time, I worked outside of the home and that didn’t work for me because I wasn’t gonna be there for my kids when they had to be online. So, I decided to go with Epic because they give you a true homeschool experience where you do things at your own pace. Their enrollment process was done online and wasn't hard at all.
My child is currently enrolled with Compass and Greg, her teacher, has been amazing and extremely helpful. Any time you need help, he’s right there. And if you ask him something and he doesn’t know the answer, he will find out and get back to you within minutes. Also, the quality of education that Epic offers is great. We've been with them for more than five years now and I’m happy with them. I recommend them all the time.
My child didn't like the public school and he wanted to do online school. He re-enrolled at Epic and they succeeded on it. I also agree with the education that they provide there and it was good. The staff at Epic has always helped me really well and the enrollment process was easy. Epic provides a great opportunity for kids to graduate instead of going to school when teachers don't really help them out in school. I'd recommend Epic to anybody.
The public school where we are at is terrible. It's one of the lowest in the country, and my son wasn't learning anything. The class sizes are very large, and the kids are out of control. I looked at online schooling and I liked Epic's curriculum better than the others. I liked that I had access to a teacher anytime I needed one, and I liked that my son could get a hold of a real person for instructions instead of having to do it online.
My son had the same teachers since we started. This is our third year, and we love her teacher. My son was 13 when we started. Now, he's 16. So, it's kind of a weird spot with kids, and she's been very good at figuring out what will work for him at the time, and it's worked. At the public school, my son wasn't in any kind of a problem. He realized the other kids in the class weren't, so he quietly sat back in the back of the room and did whatever he wanted, except for schoolwork. And his teacher at Epic has managed to get to know him well enough to make learning interesting, so that he wants to do it. My son's in tenth grade and he's been in everything. He's doing SAT prep mainly, but he's also doing Geometry. The quality of education that Epic offers is absolutely wonderful. It's a wonderful program, and I'd suggest it to every one that would listen.
With a lot of bad stuff going on in schools, I decided to enroll my son to an online school. So now, he is in seventh grade with Epic, and he’s taking Math, English and Social Studies. I feel like he's getting good quality education through Epic and he’s having a better time now than when he was in public school. He can also concentrate on his work as opposed to worrying about things going on with other students. And though there were a lot of questions online when I got him enrolled, my experience with the Epic staff has been really good. Plus, my son’s teacher has been great. She's been his teacher for the last couple of years, and she keeps in contact with me. She knows that I work a lot, so I don’t even get to attend some of the meetings that they go to, and she keeps me thoroughly informed. She lets me know if my son is lacking in an area and she even calls and lets me know when he is doing well. She really wants to see him succeed.
My daughter was in an extracurricular activity and some of the kids there were homeschooled. They went through Epic, and they talked about how they liked it. The enrollment process was easy but Epic was a little hard to get ahold of at first. But as soon as I got ahold of them, they sent a teacher out. He helped me all through it. We've been with Epic for four years now and my daughter has the same teacher all throughout. His name is Greg, and he is very good and thorough. Any time my daughter needs help, he's always there.
My daughter is very academic but socially, she wasn’t enjoying school. So online schooling is a perfect experience for her. Epic Charter Schools gets my daughter right into the academics instead of having to worry about the intimidating things in high school that were troubling her socially. I’ve met with the teacher, Sarah, and she’s amazing. She comes in person when you first meet her, and she’s very helpful and thorough. We met with her at our house and she hooked us through all the enrollment online. She is also very accessible and adaptable to work with my daughter if she has any challenges in a certain class. So it’s a great program and I’m very grateful for it. My daughter's experience has been fantastic. It's unbelievable. The quality of education is great too. This is my daughter's second year and we've had nothing but great results all along the way. She's making really good grades.
Epic is a good fit for our family. We have some social issues that we are trying to avoid and we also have a child with severe allergies, so we're afraid to put her in school. There is a little bit more flexibility and freedom in Epic. They're in the K12 program, so we don't have to check in every day. As long as we got the work done, we are fine. That works with us better 'cause we do quite a bit of traveling. When we enrolled our children, we filled out the online form and the process was very quick and simple. We have three children in Epic. We have a kindergartner, a second grader, and a seventh grader. Our current teacher is Angela and we interact with her the most. She is beyond amazing. We had a previous teacher that was not working for us so we switched to Angela. The quality of education in Epic is great and I would recommend them.
My daughter was having difficulties in large settings. Epic Charter is more at her setting and it is easier for her to operate. Their enrollment process was really easy and the teachers were really open with her in helping her. However, the thing that made it a little difficult for her was how some of the things were way above her learning at that time. It made her kinda fall back and get a little frustrated. Still, Epic's quality of education is really good. My daughter's experience has been good.
I have homeschooled my kids since they were born and did it all on my own. However, with having five kids, became a little overwhelming for me, so we enlisted the help of Epic Charter Schools. We had friends that were involved in Epic and they gave it high reviews. The enrollment process was mainly sitting down with a computer system and the teacher, answering questions, filling out information to help the teacher better understand where our kids were, and also talking together about goals and agreeing with the teacher. The questions were mainly personal and there was a one-on-one questioning with the teacher and online questions.
Though we haven't had a whole lot of interactions with the teachers at Epic except on testing days, working with them has been a really good experience. The teacher is very personable. She works very closely with the kids’ learning styles and makes adjustments whenever needed. She really helps my kids make the adjustment into a more structured school system and to succeed. My kids are doing a more individualized path, a different curriculum that works well for them, and they are in age-appropriate classes. I believe they are getting an excellent education.
Last year, one of my sons was having a lot of trouble and we ended up going through some testing and determined that he had some special needs, so we changed teachers. The whole process has been wonderful. They have really worked with us and the new teacher is a better fit for him, and the program is working really well. I really value this opportunity and I hope that nothing hinders this education we experienced for my kids in the future. There have been some comments about federal funding, but I really hope that it does not affect Epic negatively because it is a really good program.
We have always homeschooled our children. We were with K-12 and it was good, but it was over the top and a lot of it was just repeated. We were told that Epic was a good school, so we tried it and were very pleased. Plus this was something that was accredited and convenient. My son's been in it and this is his second year. I really like the teacher that's been assigned to him. They're willing to help and the workload isn't so much. At K-12, it was a 9-hour day behind the desk and it was horrible. Meanwhile, Epic is flexible and my son is learning. If I need something, they never give me any trouble. They do what they say they're gonna do. They're also quick. If there's a problem technically, they fix it. They've been amazing in all areas.
My oldest daughter experienced a lot of bullying. The girls in her class are mean to her. My younger daughter attended pre-K and public school, and she got bullied too for being overweight. While bullying is the main reason we chose to enroll our kids to online schooling, my husband, who is a lineman, travels and with online schooling, my kids are able to travel too.
I had started out with K12, but it was very demanding. Even though you see your teachers on the computer, you basically feel like you have to figure everything out on your own. While my youngest was doing okay with the curriculum, it was not working well for my oldest. So, I had asked on Facebook the schools that were out there and somebody had mentioned Epic. Then I decided to switch from K12 to Epic 'cause with Epic, you can Facetime with your teacher to help you when you need help. With Epic, you can also choose which curriculum will best fit your child. I couldn't keep my oldest's attention with Plato, but now that she's doing Moby Max, she's doing a lot better. Last year, my youngest had Compass, and then this year, she's doing Waterford.
Both of my daughters seem to be doing good. Also, we can supplement them with book work or other online stuff. There are so many different choices that are available for your children at Epic. You know they're learning and they're not behind. The teachers have been alright as well. If your children are behind, you can get them back up.
Tulsa Public Schools sucks and since I have friends whose kids go to Epic Charter Schools, I enrolled my son there too. It is an online school where your child gets one-on-one attention instead of one-on-fifty attention. The quality of education is good and we appreciate the fact that there are extra options. The enrollment process was very easy. Every interaction I’ve had with their staff has been outstanding and Summer is outstanding as a teacher. My son is currently enrolled in high school and his experience has been outstanding so far. Epic is teaching my son and he doesn’t have to go to Tulsa Public so that’s a really big help. I already recommended Epic Charter Schools to three of my friends.
My child had been bullied throughout her public school experience her entire life. So, we were trying to get her a good education without being bullied. I had a couple of co-workers whose children were enrolled in Epic, so we went that route as well. Epic's enrollment process was extremely easy. We just faxed everything over. My child is in ninth grade and she does everything online. We're very pleased with the quality of education at Epic. I have two children and both were enrolled at one time at Epic. One of them chose to go back to the public school, but even when she was enrolled at Epic, it was great all the way around.
We love the staff at Epic. My child's teacher is the most amazing teacher I've ever met in my life. Any time I've interacted with any of the staff, it's been great. So, we have nothing but good things to say. We're very pleased with the whole experience. I always tell others about our pleasant experience with Epic. I'd recommend it definitely.
I was traditionally homeschooling my daughter for the last six years. The financial aspect of going to Epic was great because buying your own curriculum is very expensive. And all the opportunities that came along with Epic, such as prom and just having a teacher there as backup, has been amazing. Epic seemed to have the best qualification. I liked it and I also knew quite a few people that were in Epic. Their method is a lot similar to what we were doing but it has pushed my daughter more to achieve more. It took a lot of weight off of my shoulders. Also, the teacher that we have is amazing. I absolutely adore her. She definitely knows what she's doing.
In terms of enrollment, you just go online and fill out the enrollment form, answer the questions of where you live and then, they approve you or not to be enrolled. After that, you can either select your own teacher if you have a preference or they’d assign you a teacher and then that teacher gets a hold of you and ask you which curriculum you want. My daughter is currently enrolled in Plato. So far, her experience has been good. She really likes it and is enjoying Epic. The quality of education that she's receiving is much better than she could get anywhere else. The experience with Epic has all been positive for me and my daughter. I recommend them to anybody I come in contact with. It's a very wonderful program and as a parent, you get to choose and you're more involved than you would be at public school. It's like getting the best of both worlds.
I enrolled my daughter in online schooling because of the way she was being treated in public school. Epic Charter Schools seemed to be the easiest online schooling program for us to get all of our stuff through. We did the enrollment online and the process was okay. I've interacted with her teacher and he was great. We've met at the library a few times and he has helped my daughter out a lot and keeps me up-to-date on her progress. Compared to her previous schooling, it has been easier for her at Epic. The only disagreement I have with them is that graduation and prom are four-hour drives for everyone because we're up by the Missouri line and we don’t live anywhere near Oklahoma City. But other than that, Epic is the easiest way to go rather than have our kids dropping out of school. I brought three other kids to them, so they've gotta be pretty good.
We got five kids and we sent them to a private church school for a year and it didn’t really work out for us. We wanted a little help homeschooling, but it was a little daunting to try and do it by ourselves, so the next step was to try the online charter school. The enrollment with Epic is pretty easy. We do it all on the website and it’s all straightforward. The re-enrolling is also easy ‘cause all of the kids' information is usually already in the system. We’ve been with Epic for several years now and it's been all good. My children are enrolled in Odysseyware. I haven’t had a whole lot to do with a lot of their staff. Our teacher tends to liaison for us a lot. But everything I have dealt with them, they’ve been really nice and explained everything really well.
We really enjoy the program. Sometimes, it’s frustrating to jump through some of the hoops, but Epic can’t control that. All of that is up to the State. We don’t like being told what to do is the problem. My wife was homeschooled and went to this church school. I went to public school in middle school and I had a horrible time. I hated it and I swore that I’d never make my kids go to public school. So, every time that we get frustrated with any of the hoops we need to jump through, all of the testing we have to do, I think about the alternatives and Epic is still the best.
There are lots of different choices. Our teacher is really open to a lot of different things and talks about curriculum and what some of those other kids are doing. I really like it. My kids are doing really well. We just started school this year. It’s always a bummer that we have to end summer, but they picked it right up just like they’ve been doing it for years. And now, they’re working ahead a little bit, and they’re all getting good grades, and we’re really happy with them. Our youngest is eight and all of them read Calculus every day and they are way smarter than I ever felt being at their age.
We've recommended Epic to a lot of people and I have several friends joining Epic. At first, I’d warn them that Epic is not for everybody. Not every family is suited to an online charter school and that it’s always gonna be work. You have to be very involved in your kids’ education and have to be okay with that, be ready for that, but that Epic will absolutely hold your hands through it. And I know that from other families we’ve known. If they don’t jive with the teachers, then things can be arranged. Epic handles it pretty well.
I have a child in 7th grade and another one in 11th grade. I was tired of the bullying in the public school system and my friend recommended Epic Charter Schools to me. The enrollment was very easy and so far, my children seem to like the experience. The education is good and it challenges them. I'd recommend Epic Charter Schools.
Epic Charter Schools expert review by ConsumerAffairs
Epic Charter Schools are free, public schools for students in Pre-K through 12th grade. It lets students complete their classes online, but it doesn’t require students spend a certain number of hours online each day. The school also hosts in-person activities, like field trips, prom and a graduation ceremony. In-person events usually take place in Oklahoma City.
Accreditation: Epic is accredited through the Oklahoma State Department of Education. It meets the same criteria as all public schools in Oklahoma.
Drivers Ed: Epic offers a Drivers Ed course to help students prepare for the exam needed to get a driver’s permit. After taking the course and getting their permit, students should be ready to start taking driving lessons on the road.
Graduation: Epic holds a graduation ceremony each year, so students and their families can celebrate their accomplishment. The ceremony takes place in Oklahoma City, and students can bring as many guests as they’d like.
Epic Meetups: Epic organized events where students can meet in person for educational activities. The events are usually open to students of all ages.
Prom: Each year, Epic holds a prom for students in the 9th through the 12th grade. The prom is typically held in Oklahoma City.
Best for: students with non-academic commitments and home-schooled students.
Epic Charter Schools Company Information
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- 4101 NW 122nd St., Suite B
- Oklahoma City
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- (405) 749-4550
- (405) 749-4540