Homeschooling in Maine: Start HereWelcome to the home page for homeschooling in Maine. If you are searching for information about ME homeschools or want to learn how to get started, you are in the right place.
Maine Homeschool Overview
And Homeschool Requirements in Maine
There are an estimated 7,054 home educated students in Maine
Maine requires homeschooling families to submit annual reports. There are state required subjects. Maine policy for homeschool assessment is as follows: Annual assessment or evaluation with no ramifications.
Very few states have laws that prevent parents from homeschooling their children. Maine 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 Maine to educate their children at home.
Maine vaccine informationThere are no state mandated vaccination(s).
Maine Homeschool Law
Maine State Standards and Common Core
State Subject Requirements
Homeschool StatuteEnglish and language arts, math, science, social studies, physical and health education, library skills, fine arts, Maine studies, and computer proficiency.
Private School/Umbrella SchoolInstruction appropriate to grade level in English (reading, writing, spelling, grammar), math, science, American history and geography, Maine History, civil government and citizenship, health, and fine arts.
Maine Homeschool Key Resources
How to Start Homeschooling in ME
Local Homeschool Associations, Organizations, and Groups
Our local organizations/homeschool groups database is under construction.
Local Common Core Action Groups
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