Compulsory Attendance Ages: Between the ages of 6 (by February 1st) and 16.
Required Days of Instruction: 180 days for public and private schools.
Required Subjects: None.
Home Schools have three options:
- Homeschools can operate under the home education law.
- More than one homeschool can operate as a private school. A child who “attends” a private, parochial, religious, or denominational school is exempt from compulsory attendance.
- Homeschools can operate under the private tutor law.
Teacher Qualifications: None for parents.
Standardized Tests: Only required for parents homeschooling under the homeschool law in Option 1 above. The parent must file a copy of the evaluation with the local school superintendent annually.
For more information, please see the HSLDA website.