Homeschooling in Alabama: Start HereWelcome to the home page for homeschooling in Alabama. If you are searching for information about AL homeschools or want to learn how to get started, you are in the right place.
Alabama Homeschool Overview
And Homeschool Requirements in Alabama
There are an estimated 28,814 home educated students in Alabama
Alabama requires families to report their decision to homeschool only one time. AL does not require that home educators take specific subjects or classes. The AL government does not conduct any state assessments of homeschoolers.
Very few states have laws that prevent parents from homeschooling their children. Alabama does not prohibit parents from homeschooling based on their legal or criminal history. Only two states, Pennsylvania and Arkansas, prohibit some parents based on their criminal history or by someone living in the home.
There is no required level of education for parents in Alabama to educate their children at home.
Alabama vaccine informationThere are no state mandated vaccination(s).
Alabama Homeschool Law
Alabama State Standards and Common Core
State Subject Requirements
Umbrella School:None. Church schools must "offer instruction" but what instruction is not stipulated.
Private Tutor:The private tutor must offer in the English language “instruction in the several branches of study required to be taught in the public schools of this state."
Important AL legal information links
Alabama Homeschool Key Resources
How to Start Homeschooling in AL
Local Homeschool Associations, Organizations, and Groups
Our local organizations/homeschool groups database is under construction.
Local Common Core Action Groups
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