Homeschooling in Minnesota: Start Here

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

Minnesota has more legal requirements than most states.

Minnesota Homeschool Overview
And Homeschool Requirements in Minnesota

There are an estimated 32,385 home educated students in Minnesota

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

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

Minnesota vaccine information

Yes, there is.

Minnesota Homeschool Law

Minnesota State Standards and Common Core

Officials in Minnesota chose not to adopt the mathematics standards but accepted the English language arts standards. These standards were fully implemented into Minnesota curriculum during the 2013–14 school year.

State Subject Requirements

Instruction must be provided in reading, writing, literature, fine arts, math, science, history, geography, government, health, and physical education. Instruction must be in English.

Important MN legal information links

Minnesota Homeschool Key Resources

How to Start Homeschooling in MN

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

Minnesota Homeschool Conventions and Seminars

Help Homeschooling in MN

Still haven't found what you need/looking for? We're here to help. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.

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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