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The Louisville Cottage School is located on the Spring Meadows campus of the full-time Highlands Latin School in Louisville, Kentucky. The school meets Mondays and classes are offered in à-la-carte fashion. Courses offered include Latin, Classical Studies, Literature, Composition, and Science. In addition, Study Hall is offered during the Classical Studies and Literature blocks.

Courses are taught by HLS full-time faculty and class size is kept to a minimum teacher to student ratio, typically around ten to one. All instruction is provided in-class, with independent work being completed at home on the remaining days.


Address: 10901 Shelbyville Road Louisville, KY 40243
Phone: 502-742-5462
Email: Mandy Groce, Director |

Course Offerings

View 2019-2020 course descriptions here
View 2020-2021 course descriptions here

Latin| 8:00 – 10:00

Latina Christiana | $375 | 3rd Grade
First Form Latin | $500 | 4th Grade
Second Form Latin | $500 | 5th Grade
Third Form Latin | $500 | 6th Grade
Fourth Form Latin | $500 | 7th Grade
Introduction to Latin (Henle I) | $500 | 7th Grade +
Henle II | $500 | 8th Grade +

Classical Studies | 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Famous Men of Rome | $375 | 3rd & 4th Grades
Famous Men of Greece | $375 | 5th & 6th Grades
Virgil & History of Ancient Rome | $375 | 7th and 8th Grade
Greek Tragedies | $375 | 9th+ Grades

English Literature | 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

3rd Grade Literature | $500
4th Grade Literature | $500
5th Grade Literature | $500
6th Grade Literature | $500
7th Grade Literature | $500
8th Grade Literature | $500
High School Literature I | $500
High School Literature II | $500

Logic | 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Material Logic | $375 | 7th Grade+

Composition | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Introduction to Composition | $375 | 3rd Grade
Fable Stage | $375 | 4th Grade
Narrative Stage | $375 | 5th Grade
Chreia and Maxim Stage | $375 | 6th Grade
Refutation and Confirmation Stage | $375 | 7th Grade


Biology | $375 | 9th Grade+
Chemistry | $375 | 10th Grade+
Physical Science | $375 | 8th Grade+

Primary School | Kindergarten, 1st Grade, and 2nd Grade

The Highlands Latin Cottage School K, 1, and 2 programs offer a full-day class, meeting from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. with breaks for lunch and recess. The program will cover all subjects including literature, penmanship, phonics, spelling, and math. Students may be dropped off at normal drop-off times with siblings or peers in the Patrick Cottage. Optional story time takes place in Patrick Cottage from 8:00 a.m. until classes begin at 8:30 a.m.

High School Diploma Program

Schedule and Course Requirements
Cottage School Diploma Schedule 2020-2021
Cottage School Service Award Information
Register for the Diploma Program

The Highlands Latin Cottage School offers a partnership with committed homeschool families in the Louisville area. Our High School Program offers access to knowledgeable instructors, a rigorous curriculum, and classroom training and accountability. The Highlands Latin Cottage School is a CLSA accredited program. High school students are free to enroll in classes as an a-la-carte option that supplements further coursework at home.

Students interested in our High School Diploma Program can apply after the completion of their 8th grade year, but must apply prior to January 1st of their sophomore year. Exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis, in which case the school will require a comprehensive homeschool transcript and interview. In order to graduate, students must meet schedule and course requirements outlined here.

Each student graduating must earn at least 28 credits, 16 of which must be completed in our Cottage School classes. Students in pursuit of our diploma should take a minimum of four courses at the Cottage School each year, and complete remaining requirements at home, with Memoria Press Online Academy, at a local co-op, or community college. To award credit for these classes, some documentation will be required. You can view a suggested Cottage School Diploma Schedule here.

You can register for our High School Diploma Program here.

2019-2020 Cottage School Calendar

You can view the full 2019-2020 calendar here.

  • February 24: Last Day of Winter Term
  • March 2-6: Spring Break – No Classes
  • March 9: Spring Term Begins
  • March 13: National Latin Exam
  • April 6: Coffee and Conversation
  • April 13: Easter Celebration
  • May 18: Closing School Ceremony

HLS Louisville Uniform Policy

Option 1: 

HLS Full-time Uniform 

Option 2: 

  • Shirts – Navy or white polo (no other colors), HLS issued polo
  • Pants or Skirts – khaki or navy blue only
  • Shoes – loafers or “dress shoes” only, no sneakers
  • Socks or Tights – White or navy blue (solid)

HLS Louisville 2019-2020 Supply List

Cottage School Supply List 2019-20