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Home Education Specialist

Tricia Dunn Consulting teams  up with you in guiding you in your home school.


Sun Raise Academy was established in 2002 as a private Homeschool located in Chicagoland Area that offers educational support to other homeschool families. Tricia Dunn uses her dual education degrees, parent coaching training, along with her 20 years of homeschool experience to help parents and students on their homeschool journey!

Our school has 3 main focuses:

1. Academics - We believe in providing a quality education centered around the student's learning style. Students in our program excel on the college path or an alternative after high school option. (The average student taking ACT/ SAT at SunRaise Academy scores a 29+) 

2. Social/ Emotional - We believe that in this modern world, more than ever, we need to provide our youth with strategies and tools to embrace and express our unique differences and capitalize on strengths. 

3. Entrepreneurship Skills - We believe that entrepreneurship skills opens up many opportunities to a young person. ! Our vision is to help children of all ages develop skills to take ideas to reality, to meet needs of their community, and while they are doing that turn their passions into profit - while they are young!

Virtual and in person classes


ACT Test Prep

Top 10 ACT Academy

All Instructors are ACT Certified

Our proven system helps students reach their goal scores OR MORE! 


(ASK about SAT, PSAT, or HSPT test prep!!!

 Ms. Tricia 

ACT Certified English/Reading Specialist

Ms. Tricia has 20 plus years in teaching experience and has been an Official ACT Educator since 2018 when the very first class was offered in the USA in 2018! She has helped many students achieve their goal scores AND score in the top ten percentile on ACT! Her results are absolutely AMAZING.


A short list of Colleges and Universities our test prep students have Been Accepted To: 


Clemson University

Purdue University

Boise State

Michigan University

Stanford University


Life is Learning, Learning is Life

Sun Raise Academy

Home Education Support * Traditional Tutoring * Test Prep * Entrepreneurial and Trades

What our customers are saying

" … You taught me not to give up-but to keep seeking! Also that it wasn't going to be a quick fix,

but continual work to have victory. It took daily work of disciplining myself to reach the goal.

Now one by one I've reached those goals using those same technics in every area of my life."

-Nancy B.

Contact us to see what we can do for you! 

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