Homeschooling in Georgia: Start Here

Welcome to the home page for homeschooling in Georgia. If you are searching for information about GA homeschools or want to learn how to get started, you are in the right place.

Georgia makes home education more difficult that most states.

Georgia Homeschool Overview
And Homeschool Requirements in Georgia

There are an estimated 63,224 home educated students in Georgia

Georgia requires homeschooling families to submit annual reports. There are state required subjects. Georgia policy for homeschool assessment is as follows: Periodic assessment with no ramifications

Very few states have laws that prevent parents from homeschooling their children. Georgia 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.

To homeschool in Georgia, parents must satisfy a minimum level of education: High School Diploma

Georgia vaccine information

There are no state mandated vaccination(s).

Georgia Homeschool Law

Georgia State Standards and Common Core

While the standards were fully implemented in Georgia as of the 2013–14 school year, the state has withdrawn from the PARCC education consortium and will return to creating its own assessments to align with the current state education standards.

State Subject Requirements

Home study programs must offer “a basic academic educational program” that includes, but is not limited to, reading, language arts, mathematics, social studies, and science.

Important GA legal information links

Georgia Homeschool Key Resources

How to Start Homeschooling in GA

It is not as hard as you might think to start homeschooling in Georgia! Click here to get started.

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.

Georgia Homeschool Conventions and Seminars

Help Homeschooling in GA

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Sources: State-by-state education laws, state-by-state education bylaws, Dept. Education, local homeschool groups, and the Homeschool Legal Defense Association.
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