Homeschooling in Arkansas: Start HereWelcome to the home page for homeschooling in Arkansas. If you are searching for information about AR homeschools or want to learn how to get started, you are in the right place.
Arkansas Homeschool Overview
And Homeschool Requirements in Arkansas
There are an estimated 17,995 home educated students in Arkansas
Arkansas requires homeschooling families to submit annual reports. AR does not require that home educators take specific subjects or classes. The AR government does not conduct any state assessments of homeschoolers.
Arkansas is one of just two states with laws that prevent some parents from homeschooling their children based on their legal or criminal history. Arkansas policy is as follows: Sex offenders must not live in the home. Parents can petition for this to be waived.
There is no required level of education for parents in Arkansas to educate their children at home.
Arkansas vaccine informationThere are no state mandated vaccination(s).
Arkansas Homeschool Law
Arkansas State Standards and Common Core
Common Core Implications
Notices given to local school districts by parents are passed on to the Arkansas Department of Education. The names are then placed in a state database and used to notify homeschoolers of the date and locations of tests that homeschoolers must take. There is no opt-out option of this database for homeschoolers.
State Subject Requirements
Important AR legal information links
Arkansas Homeschool Key Resources
How to Start Homeschooling in AR
Local Homeschool Associations, Organizations, and Groups
Our local organizations/homeschool groups database is under construction.
Local Common Core Action Groups
Find Homeschool Curriculum
We make it incredibly easy to find the right homeschool curriculum for your family. View our list of homeschool curriculum to get started.
Arkansas Homeschool Conventions and Seminars
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