Indiana Laws for Homeschooling
NOTE: This is not
intended to be legal advice and is distributed for information purposes only.
These laws are protected by case laws and legislative statute.
- A homeschool is considered
a private school.
- Compulsory attendance
between the ages of 7 and 17 (with parental consent-16)
- No teacher qualifications
or certification is required to teach your own children.
- State required subjects/courses:
Subjects usually taught in public schools
- You must teach in English.
- Required number of hours
per day, per year: equal to the public schools.
- You shall furnish to
the state superintendent of schools (only if they request it) the number
of children by grade level that you are teaching.
- You must keep attendance
records, solely to verify the enrollment and attendance of the particular
child upon request of the state or the local school.
- The schools have no
authority to approve or disapprove of your homeschool.
- Standardized testing
is not mandatory.
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