Mississippi

Compulsory Attendance Ages: Between the ages of 6 years (on or before September 1st) and 17.

Required Days of Instruction: 180 days.

Required Subjects: None.

Home School Statute: Yes.

A home school parent is required to file a “certificate of enrollment” including names, address, and telephone number of parents and children, children’s dates of birth, and a “simple description of the type of education the children are receiving.” The certificate must be submitted by September 15th of each school year to the school attendance officer where the children reside.

Teacher Qualifications: None.

Standardized Tests: None.

For more information, please see the HSLDA website.