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:

  1. Homeschools can operate under the home education law.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

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