Homeschooling in Iowa: Start HereWelcome to the home page for homeschooling in Iowa. If you are searching for information about IA homeschools or want to learn how to get started, you are in the right place.
Iowa Homeschool Overview
And Homeschool Requirements in Iowa
There are an estimated 18,376 home educated students in Iowa
Iowa does not require families to notify the state of their decision to homeschool. IA does not require that home educators take specific subjects or classes. The IA government does not conduct any state assessments of homeschoolers.
Very few states have laws that prevent parents from homeschooling their children. Iowa 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 Iowa to educate their children at home.
Iowa vaccine informationYes, there is. Yes, no records submitted.
Iowa Homeschool Law
Iowa State Standards and Common Core
State Subject Requirements
Independent Private Instruction:Parents must provide instruction in mathematics, reading and language arts, science, and social studies.
Competent Private Instruction 1:None.
Competent Private Instruction 2:None.
Important IA legal information links
Iowa Homeschool Key Resources
How to Start Homeschooling in IA
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.
Iowa Homeschool Conventions and Seminars
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