Missouri

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

Required Days of Instruction: 1,000 hours of instruction. At least 600 of these hours must be in the five core subjects below. At least 400 of the 600 must occur at “the regular home school location.”

Required Subjects: Reading, math, social studies, language arts, and science.

Home School Statute: Yes.

Home Schools must maintain (but do not need to submit) the following records:

  • A plan book, diary, or other record indicating subjects taught and activities engaged in
  • And “a portfolio of samples of child’s academic work” or “other written credible evidence, etc.”
  • And “a record of evaluations of the child’s academic progress”

Teacher Qualifications: None.

Standardized Tests: None.

For more information, please see the HSLDA website.