Homeschooling in Indiana: Start Here

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

It is incredibly easy to start homeschooling in Indiana!

Indiana Homeschool Overview
And Homeschool Requirements in Indiana

There are an estimated 40,871 home educated students in Indiana

Indiana does not require families to notify the state of their decision to homeschool. IN does not require that home educators take specific subjects or classes. The IN government does not conduct any state assessments of homeschoolers.

Very few states have laws that prevent parents from homeschooling their children. Indiana 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 Indiana to educate their children at home.

Indiana vaccine information

Yes, there is. Yes, no records submitted.

Indiana Homeschool Law

Indiana State Standards and Common Core

Indiana was the first state to reject not only consortia testing but also the Common Core as a whole.

State Subject Requirements

Parents must provide children with “instruction equivalent” to that in public schools. However, homeschools are exempt from the curriculum requirements laid out for public schools, and “equivalent instruction” has never been defined. Instruction must be provided in the English language.

Important IN legal information links

Indiana Homeschool Key Resources

How to Start Homeschooling in IN

It is not as hard as you might think to start homeschooling in Indiana! 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.

Indiana Homeschool Conventions and Seminars

Help Homeschooling in IN

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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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