National Honor Societies

Eta Sigma Alpha

Eta Sigma Alpha is the first honor society established exclusively for home schooled students in Grades 9 through 12 and has grown into a national organization.

Membership Requirements:

  • Grade 9 through Grade 12 home educated student are eligible.
  • Test scores should not be more than one year old.
  • Tests must be administered in a group setting. A non-family member may administer the test as long as the parent does not have access to the test. Parent-administered tests are not acceptable.
  • Each ESA chapter may have additional requirements.

One-time score on one of the following tests:

  • A test score of 1800 or greater on the SAT
  • A test score of 26 or greater on the ACT
  • A test score of 180 or greater on the PSAT
  • A test score of 90% on the composite/complete battery on CAT, Terra Nova, Iowa or Stanford nationally normed standardized achievement tests.

Membership Benefits:

  • Recognition for academic achievement
  • Enhanced college application credentials

Apply for Membership in Eta Sigma Alpha

Mu Eta Sigma

Mu Eta Sigma is a national math honor society founded to encourage mathematical excellence and scholarship specifically within the home school community.

Membership Requirements:

  • Grade 9 through Grade 12 home educated student

One-time score on one of the following tests:

  • A test score of 580 or greater on the SAT Math portion
  • A test score of 24 or greater on the ACT Math portion
  • A test score of 58 or greater on the PSAT Math portion
  • A test score of 90% or greater on the Math battery of the Iowa or Stanford nationally normed standardized achievement tests.

Membership Benefits:

  • Recognition for mathematical academic achievement
  • Enhanced college application credentials
  • Community service opportunities
  • Certificate of Mu Eta Sigma membership

Apply for Membership in Mu Eta Sigma