Welcome to: A New & Improved Virtual Learning Educational Experience...
Hill & Lowe Educational Services Inc. d/b/a  Exploratorium Academy
Enhance Your E-Learning Potentials w/ 
New & Up-Dated Programs & Assessments:
1. College & Career Readiness (ACT); Online Test Prep. w/ Learning Paths & Assignments.
2. Common Core; Online Test Prep. w/ Learning Paths & Assessments. Aligned to all 50 States except Texas and Alaska.
3. End of Course; Online Test Prep. w/ Learning Paths & Assessments. (Content Test Prep). Aligned to Alabama Standards.
4. GED Test Prep; Online Test Prep. w/ Learning Paths & Assessments.

Contact us today....... to begin your e-learning experiences. All programs and services are designed to improve student learning, improve assessment scores, enhance College  & University admissions, to include schorlarship opportunities.

Global E-Management Student Services are now available for ALL 9-12 students seeking College / University Admissions. 


National Private Schools Accreditation Alliance.

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 Odyssey Compass Learning  

Engage, think, & learn through our 

Online/E-Learning Programs.

We Are Your Distance Learning

 High School & Resource Services Provider (K-12). 

We accept new applicants year round.   

Hill & Lowe Educational Services, Inc. d/b/a -Exploratorium Academy is a regionally and nationally accreditated Distance Learning Education Provider. Our accreditation is with the NPSAA - National Private Schools Accreditation Alliance.

All courses are full-distance learning courses. Odyssey Compass Learning is the curriculum used. This program is used in both public and private schools; nationally.  

Extended Services: Elementary K-6 (Complete On-line Tutorial Learning), Middle School 7-8 (Complete On-line Tutorial Learning), High School 9-12 (Complete On-line Learning, Remediation, Course Recovery, & ACT Tutorials, etc.).

E-Learning Benefits:

·       More direct attention towards the student’s  learning needs.

·       Easier accessibility to learning materials.

·       Limited time restraints which will allow students more time-on-task.

·       Detailed monitoring reports on student work.

·       Approved E-Learning Concepts.

·       Nation Wide Connectivity to learning materials at your fingertips.

·      Students are able to work from any location to achieve their education needs.

There are many more reasons why E-Learning is a major benefit to students and parents in a “Technological Age”; however the choice and transition is yours for discovery. We ask that you look into our modified E-Learning/Distance Learning Module; students will be afforded invaluable experiences towards learning and career planning.

Students will receive the benefits of on-line instruction including course remediation/recovery. All students will work on-line using a researched-based program. Mastery learning has been maximized with this concept.

We have a full e-learning interfance with the Compass Learning Series. Please download registration information if you are interested. We encourage your early registration.

All Services Are Tuition Based; we offer no financial aid.

All Service Fees are Non-Refundable.

Exploratorium Academy is a Virtual Professional Learning Community - Private High School serving students K-12.  The curriculum program provides educational opportunities for high school and adult learners to complete and earn their High School Diploma. We do require an exiting ACT Score. Exploratorium Academy does not offer GED’s; all graduates earn and receive a fully accreditated state-recognized high school diploma. 

Exploratorium Academy does not manufactor diplomas; we produce educationally sound students by  offering a quality currriculum program. Furthermore, we follow the Code of Alabama in regards to our Best Educational Practices. In short, we embrace STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Education.

Exploratorium Academy continues to holds academic accreditation with The National Private Schools Accreditation Alliance as a Class XI -Distance Learning K-12 SchoolWe have held the same accreditation for the past 16 years.

The organizational structure of Hill & Lowe Educational Services, Inc. has been authentically postured by Dr. Mary Hill Lowe, EdD.       Dr. Lowe serves as President / Superintendent for Exploratorium Academy. Dr. Lowe, a mother, wife, and Christian Educator of 41 years experience founded Hill & Lowe Educational Services, Inc. in Montgomery on April 2008. The professional practices of this organization among its educational entities are: Education-Accountability-Leadership. Dr. Lowe, through faith and her applied practice(s) feels than within a controlled educational environment structured by; Discipline, Morals, and Christian Values that a quality educational programs can flourish. Dr. Lowe further believes that self-esteem and culture are very necessary for academic growth. In her words "with direct supervision a student may experience favorable academic outcomes which are self-assured and educationally proficient; this is what I have envisioned for all my students and adult learners".  

The founding members associated with Hill & Lowe Educational Services, Inc. d/b/a Exploratorium Academy hold the highest educational talents and academic credentials.

Dr. Mary Hill Lowe holds a B.S.  Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Bethune-CookmanUniversity, a M.Ed. Master’s Degree in Adult Education from Florida A&M University, a Ed.S.  Education Specialist Degree  w/Thesis in General Education from Troy University Montgomery with AA-Certification in Elementary Education. Dr. Lowe also holds AA-Certification in Education Administration from Troy University Montgomery. She received her Ed.D.  Educational Doctorate Degree w/Dissertation in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale/Miami Florida.

Most recently Dr. Lowe completed 18 state approved hours in Educational Library Media from Alabama State University. Dr. Mary Hill Lowe maintains her professional credentials as a Certifiied Teacher/Administrator with current Alabama Certifications.


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