Alabama

Compulsory Attendance Ages: Between the ages of 7 and 17.

Required Days of Instruction: 180 days (public schools only).

Required Subjects: None.

Home School Statute: None

Home Schools have two options:

  • Church School Option
  • Private Tutor Option (hiring a private, certified teacher/tutor)

Teacher Qualifications: None, if the home school is operated as a ministry of a local church. Certification is necessary if home school tries to qualify as “private school,” or as a “private tutor.”

Standardized Tests: Not required by statute.

For more information, please see the HSLDA website.