Summary of homeschool law
If you desire to start home schooling and your child is 6 years of age as of September 1st or is less than 16 years
of age then proceed with the following:
- File with the County School Superintendent an affidavit of intent and
a photocopy of the certified copy of the child's birth certificate within 30 days of starting home schooling.
The affidavit should include: childs name, date of birth, current address of school, and
name, telephone, & address of parent.
If you do not wish to begin formal education until 8 years of age, note this on the home
- Provide instruction in reading, grammar, mathematics, social studies and science.
- Notify the County School Superintendent within 30 days of terminating home schooling.
Home schooled children returning to the public school system shall be tested by the school to determine their appropriate
Home schooled student may be eligible for Regent Scholarships.
Home schooled children who reside within the attendance area of a school shall be allowed to participate in interscholastic
athletic competition on behalf of the school.
(NOTE: this abbreviated summary doesn't constitute a legal opinion)