An Accredited Online Microschool
For Students Who Learn Differently

We offer Daily Live Classes in Math, English, Science, Social Studies & History (6-10 friendly students per classroom).
Led by a Certified Teacher.

Rated 4.8 out of 5

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Fully Accredited by WASC

Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges

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Why Join Our Online Microschool?

Our students learn to celebrate & leverage their thinking differences. They learn how to master their mind & unblock their potential with personalized support. We use adaptive learning technology to track their growth & allow them to progress at their own pace. Our differentiated curriculum engages them deeply and supercharges their mental acuity.

Personalized daily support

We are experts in modern education & learning differences, ensuring your child is receiving the most tailored support.

Community is important

Learning accelerates when a student has access to a live peer group learning together.

Parents need the time off

You can now free your schedule for work and know your child is in good hands. It will improve your relationship with your child.

Customized Learning Pathways

We have the holistic team needed to understand how each student's brain works & design their unique learning plan.

The happy middle between "homeschool" and " physical school"

Going back to school makes many parents anxious. Homeschooling by yourself can be lonely and frustrating. This is the happy middle.

The skills they need for the future

Schools are outdated, but we can offer the targeted knowledge and skills your student will need in the 21st century workplace.


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An Online Microschool With Superpowers! 🚀

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Our Learning Framework

Fun: We put engagement in the driver's seat and strip down learning goals to a few irresistible units
Pathways: We design differentiated learning journeys
Routines: We teach through the 5E framework and educational protocols
Mastery: We insist on mastery-based assessment and progression
Resourcefulness: We teach practical skills and technology
Social Emotional Learning: We strengthen your students' self-management through positive reinforcement

What We Believe About Learning

Here are some short, concise notes about our pedagogy.

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For us, every student learns differently.

We carefully monitor and optimize their learning progress as each child advances, giving special attention to the unique learning style, how to effectively engage and inspire the student, and what the individual progress suggests moving forward.

How it works

An Online School For Students With Special Needs & Learning Disabilities

Free Assessment

We'll talk through your child's strengths, weaknesses, and academic objectives.

We will share one or more online groups, led by professional educators that fit your student's profile and learning philosophy.

Warm Introduction

We will gently introduce you to your child's teammates and warmly onboard you into your microschool.

Step-by-step, your student will get to know their new routines and will start getting excited with their learning goals and projects.

The perfect schedule

We have optimized the daily schedule. The groups meet five days a week for a total of three hours throughout the day, including a morning standup, direct instruction on difficult topics, and group projects or debates.

The curriculum includes three additional hours of independent study, guided by your teacher who tailors the work to each child.

Online K-12 Microschool

Programs & Options

General Education

Daily Live Classes
Monday to Friday - 4hrs/day

  • 8-10 students/teacher
  • Daily Live, Interactive Sessions (3hrs)
  • Daily Independent Study (1hr)
  • Access Engaging Digital Curriculum, Online Learning Tools & Video Lessons
  • Multidisciplinary & Flexible Program (Math, English, Science, Social Science, History)
  • Weekly Enrichment Sessions (3hrs/week in Spanish, Coding & Art)
  • Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills Development
  • Choose Your Certified Teacher
  • Flexible, Year-Round Enrollment
  • 2-Session Quality Money-back Guarantee
  • Access Our After-School Programs at a Discount
  • Adaptive Learning Software (MobyMax, Khan, Nearpod, Classcraft, Quill, Actively Learn, Epic, Flip, Generation Genius)
Book 15' Consultation ❯

Special Education

Daily Live Classes
Monday to Thursday - 3hrs/day

  • 4-6 students/teacher
  • Daily Live, Interactive Sessions (1.5hrs)
  • Daily Asynchronous Guided Work (1.5hrs)
  • Access Engaging Digital Curriculum, Online Learning Tools & Video Lessons
  • Multidisciplinary & Flexible Program (Math, English, Science, Social Science, History)
  • Home Economics & Life Skills classes designed to teach independence in daily living.
  • Curriculum That Addresses Social & Emotional Wellbeing
  • Cognitive Development Programs in Every Grade
  • 2-Session Quality Money-back Guarantee
  • Children Grouped According to Their Competency
  • Adaptive Learning Software (MobyMax, Khan, Nearpod, Classcraft, Quill, Actively Learn, Epic, Flip, Generation Genius)
Book 15' Consultation ❯

Our Guarantee To You

We aim for 100% satisfaction of our students. Not only should our students pass their assessments with flying colors, they should feel confident they have the skills they need for lifelong learning.

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Finally, a school experience that is rigorous and fun!

We believe every student can and should enjoy learning. Children are naturally creative. They learn at a different pace and have different interests, strengths and weaknesses.

Comprehensive reporting so you always know how your child is progressing.

Our custom learning pathways help beginner to advanced students build solid foundations as well as advance skills.

We get creative with projects for their interests — whether that’s games, art, stories, or more!

Supporting Students With Special Needs & Learning Disabilities

Our teachers personalize their instruction to each child's strengths, interests, and learning styles. Engagement soars while our students feel seen, heard, and known.

Students with Dyslexia

For students with Dyslexia Instruction and assessments can all be customized for them to go at their pace and dig deeper with their teacher.

Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Here are just a few of the accommodations that have helped our students with ASD:

  • clearly established and ordered routines
  • warning and preparation when changes are anticipated
    planning and practicing communication strategies and social routines
  • student breaks & time-out when necessary
  • visual schedules and graphic organizers
  • visual or written, rather than auditory, instructions

Students with ADD/ADHD

Students who have ADD/ADHD are provided with the support they need to thrive. Distractions are managed ^ and controlled and students actively engage in class at all times.

Students with Anxiety

Anxiety comes in many forms: social, school, general, test, and more. At BMS we can personalize the experience to create a space where students feel safe and supported. Teachers also act as mentors and check in with students throughout the class period and school day.

What Our Families Are Saying About Us

4.9 / 5

Both my kids (middle and high school) have been in your microschool pods for three quarterly cycles now. They both love their class and have learned so much. The instructors are enthusiastic, and very positive in their approach. I love that the curriculum is posted and that there is a summary posted after every class so that I can track their progress. The daily schedule is super easy and customer service has been fantastic. Highly recommended.

Amy (parent of a 2nd grade student)
4.9 / 5

Shantiah was ecstatic about her online microschool. I can see a very clear progression in her studies.

Jeremy (parent of a 6th grade student)
4.9 / 5

I was thrilled when I found out about Brilliant Grades. The instructors are top-notch and the groups allow for optimum learning. As an added benefit, your program has helped him excel in his higher-level math courses as well. He has loved the courses he has taken with Brilliant Grades and hopes to pursue a degree in computer science when he graduates next year. I can not recommend this program enough.

Jane (parent of a 5th grade student)
4.9 / 5

I enrolled my 14-year-old daughter (on the autism spectrum, ADHD, anxiety, depression) in January of 2022 and we both love this format!! It actually works for her when nothing else in the past has worked - and we’ve tried lots of different approaches: public, homeschooling, unschooling, Charlotte Mason via private school, Montessori but nothing ever engaged her until we found Brilliant Grades. She actually likes her teacher and attends online classes without complaining. We are so thankful to have found Brilliant Grades!!

Kelly (parent of a 11th grade student)
4.8 / 5

My daughter is enrolled in Brilliant Grades. She did it last year and I didn’t think twice about re-enrolling her!

Tamara (parent of a 2nd grade student)
4.9 / 5

The care and intervention combined with the quality of instruction at BG so significantly lowers stress and sensory issues that his brain’s receptivity is greatly enhanced. His focus – his ability to follow directions – his ability to execute two and three item lists accurately is noticeably improving at home. Even his sister has commented about how much better he is doing.

John (parent of a 9th grade student)
4.8 / 5

Brilliant Grades has been transformational for my son and our family. The small size enables an individualized approach that is night and day different from other school settings. BG has crafted a program that is perfectly tailored to students with high-functioning autism.

Joan (parent of a BG graduate)

Our students learn how to deal with uncertainty.
Our duty is not to prepare them for a specific kind of future but teach them how to adapt to constant change.

We all live life based on incomplete data and imperfect resources.

Yet we should dream, decide, take action, move forward.

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