2019-2020 Enrollment is Now Open for Home & Private School Students!

Get Free Access to Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance for Your Private School or Homeschool Students

Why Choose Us

High School Seniors Are Financially Illiterate
Americans Are in Default on Student Loans
The Amount of Credit Card Debt the Average U.S. Consumer Carries
The Average Amount of Student Loan Debt a College Graduate Accumulates

2 million high school students have taken this course.

Source: http://www.daveramsey.com/school/foundations/

Start Your Students on the Path to Financial Success

The Advantage

Financial Expertise

Who better to learn from than today’s leading personal finance guru? People of all ages and backgrounds have found financial peace from Dave Ramsey’s teachings. Now, you can share those same principles with your high schoolers.

100% Free

The road to financial freedom shouldn’t have a price tag. That’s why Elevate Academy is offering Freedom Learning as a free resource to private school and homeschool students in grades 9 through 12.

Real World Skills

Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance is unlike any other high school class. Students learn money management skills and acquire financial insight that will resonate well into their retirement years.

Engaging Content

Captivating course materials stem from both fundamental monetary principles and real world examples. Plus, interactive lessons and blended learning provide a rich mix of videos, activities, assessments and more.

Course Highlights

The comprehensive curriculum of the High School Edition of Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance meets state standards and emphasizes a student-focused, teacher-guided, competency-based approach to education. Students learn a variety of topics in this introductory class.

Saving & Budgeting

Students start with an overview of the importance of smart spending habits, including saving money for emergencies, large purchases and more, while understanding the vital role that budgeting plays in staying debt-free.

Credit & Debt

Because plastic has become the American way, it’s important for today’s generation to understand credit myths, credit scores, avoiding debt and the relationship between inflation and purchasing power.

Financial Planning & Insurance

Planning for the future and for unforeseen events is an essential part of being financially stable. Students learn about investing basics, employer benefits, risk management strategies and more.

Income, Taxes & Giving

As students attend college and enter the workforce, it’s critical they are familiar with how to set and reach goals, the connection between income and taxes, how successful people manage their money and how to thoughtfully give back.

How It Works

What to Know

  • Class opens for the fall semester in September 2019.
  • Each student will be engaged in 90 hours of coursework.
  • Classes must be worked on weekly.
  • A final assessment of the subject material must be completed to showcase mastery of content and to receive credit for the course.
  • Students must have a computer with an Internet connection to access course content. At this time, mobile and tablet devices are not compatible with our platform.
  • Students must reside in Colorado or Arizona.
  • Public school students are not eligible to take this course.