Eastside Academic Studies


Welcome to Eastside Academic Studies

Who we are

We are a group of teachers offering quality, affordable classes to homeschoolers in the metro Atlanta area.

What we offer

Weekly classes for students of all ages, including a broad offering of high school level courses. 

Where we meet

Eastside homeschool classes meet at Lilburn Alliance Church, 5915 Lawrenceville Hwy, Tucker, GA, 30084 in Gwinnett County. Lilburn Alliance Church is on Lawrenceville Highway, one mile north of Jimmy Carter Blvd. Classrooms are provided by the church as a service to the community.

How to enroll

Enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year will be done online, at this website. 


For information on specific classes, contact the instructors.  Many of the instructors will have a contact form on this site.

For any general questions about Eastside or homeschooling, please see our FAQ, or call or contact the director, Michelle Shaw by going to the Contact page.

Please do not call the church or the church staff - they are only providing the place for us to meet.

What sets Eastside apart?

  • A la carte classes to facilitate and supplement a family's homeschooling goals
  • A program that's been around for years, building a safe and healthy social environment for students
  • Many teachers that are state certified, degreed, and classroom-experienced in their subject areas
  • Courses with standards accepted by numerous accrediting programs/GA Accrediting Commission
  • Classes that are 90 to 180 minutes long
  • 15-minute breaks so that students can have personal, follow up time with caring teachers, rather than rushing to another class
  • Openness to students of different faiths, though all teachers are Christian
  • Hands-on, lab-based science classes
  • Supervised study halls, breaks, and lunch periods
  • Various and reasonable prices
  • Support for parents through panel discussions and Facebook page




Thursday, October 17, 2019, 7:00 pm

Lilburn Alliance Church Steinman Hall

Organized by the Northeast Independent Preparatory Academy.

William Walker from the Georgia Student Finance Commission will speak about state and federal financial aid available to...

This is a great play about power and responsibility, leaders and followers, treachery and truth.  

Tickets are $16 for anyone attending (family members/friends are welcome).


Ticket money due by October 3. Please connect with...

Tuesday, October 22, 3:30 – 6:30 pm

Park Place Church, 4576 Lenora Church Road, Snellville, GA 30039

Come out and volunteer at a Community Food Pantry.  All ages are welcome to help. You can come for any amount of time between 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm.


Thursday, October 24, 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

We will be meeting in Steinman Hall (the old Youth Room).

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Come dressed as your favorite Superhero.

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 4:15 pm – 7:00 pm

Lilburn Alliance Church Steinman Hall

Come out and play indoor games, e.g. Jeopardy, various board games and outdoor games, e.g. superhero mafia, manhunt.

Please bring snacks to share.

Friday, October 25, 10:30 to 12:00 pm:

Paramount Coffee, Tucker, 2245 Idlewood Rd, Tucker, GA 30084

Come share about what's next, no matter the ages of your children. How can we be better at the transition coming up as our children approach...

Friday, October 25, 2019, 12:30 pm

Paramount Café – 2245 Idlewood Rd, Tucker, GA 30084

Join us as we discuss the book Double Identity by Margaret Peterson Haddix.

RSVP: Faith Thomas,

Visit our Facebook group, Eastside Academic Studies, and join the conversation at www.facebook.com/groups/eastsideacademicstudies/

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