Homeschooling in Nebraska: Start Here

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

Nebraska has more legal requirements than most states.

Nebraska Homeschool Overview
And Homeschool Requirements in Nebraska

There are an estimated 11,501 home educated students in Nebraska

Nebraska requires homeschooling families to submit annual reports. There are state required subjects. The NE government does not conduct any state assessments of homeschoolers.

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

Nebraska vaccine information

Yes, there is. Yes, no records submitted. Does not apply if parents register as religious homeschoolers

Nebraska Homeschool Law

Nebraska State Standards and Common Core

Nebraska applied for a grant in the Race to the Top competition and even promised to adopt the Common Core in its application. However, when its RTTT application was denied, Nebraska also opted to create its own new mathematics and ELA standards and write its own standardized assessments.

State Subject Requirements

Parents must “maintain a sequential program of instruction designed to lead to basic skills in the language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, and health.”

Nebraska Homeschool Key Resources

How to Start Homeschooling in NE

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

Nebraska Homeschool Conventions and Seminars

Help Homeschooling in NE

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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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