Birmingham Zoo
  • Today's Regular Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Home School at the Zoo

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*Please note NEW afternoon times!

Pre K-K will meet 1-2:30pm

1st-9th will meet 1-3pm

Online Registration begins on Wednesday, July 11
Deadline to register is Friday, August 31

Click Here for Dates and Curriculum

Click Here to Register!

For more information about the program, please contact Kathy Fournier at or 205.397.3862

Nature Based Instruction ~ Global Perspectives ~ Conservation Focus

21st Century Skill Building ~ Guided by Alabama College and Career Ready Standards

Classes led by trained and passionate educators ~ Career Exploration




*Please note that all students attending 4K-K classes MUST be four years of age by August 31, 2018 and must be toilet trained. Full payment is required at the time of registration. Maximum enrollment for PK & K classes is 12 students; maximum enrollment for 1st – 9th grade classes is 16 students. We reserve the right to cancel a class if we do not have at least 5 students register.


  Full Year (September-April)
8 classes
*4K-K $120 $150
1st-2nd $120 $150
3rd-4th $120 $150
5th-6th $120 $150
7th-9th $130 $160




Questions: If you have questions about Home School at the Zoo, or you are having trouble registering, the Education Department is here to help! Please call 205-397-3877 or email for assistance.