Homeschooling in Alaska: Start HereWelcome to the home page for homeschooling in Alaska. If you are searching for information about AK homeschools or want to learn how to get started, you are in the right place.
Alaska Homeschool Overview
And Homeschool Requirements in Alaska
There are an estimated 4,687 home educated students in Alaska
Alaska does not require families to notify the state of their decision to homeschool. AK does not require that home educators take specific subjects or classes. The AK government does not conduct any state assessments of homeschoolers.
Very few states have laws that prevent parents from homeschooling their children. Alaska 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 Alaska to educate their children at home.
Alaska vaccine informationThere are no state mandated vaccination(s).
Alaska Homeschool Law
Alaska State Standards and Common Core
State Subject Requirements
Correspondence School:At least 50% of students’ work with the correspondence program must be in core classes, which include math, language arts, social studies, science, world languages, and technology.
Private Tutor:A child’s education must be “comparable to that offered by the public schools in the area.”
Private School:When homeschooling under the private school law, parents must provide “an academic education comparable to that offered by the public schools.”
Alaska Homeschool Key Resources
How to Start Homeschooling in AK
Local Homeschool Associations, Organizations, and Groups
Our local organizations/homeschool groups database is under construction.
Local Common Core Action Groups
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