Homeschooling in North Carolina: Start Here

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

It is not difficult to start homeschooling in North Carolina!

North Carolina Homeschool Overview
And Homeschool Requirements in North Carolina

There are an estimated 58,023 home educated students in North Carolina

North Carolina requires families to report their decision to homeschool only one time. NC does not require that home educators take specific subjects or classes. North Carolina 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. North Carolina 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.

To homeschool in North Carolina, parents must satisfy a minimum level of education: High School Diploma

North Carolina vaccine information

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North Carolina Homeschool Law

North Carolina State Standards and Common Core

With the signing of Senate Bill 812 by Governor Pat McCrory on July 22, 2014, North Carolina became the 10th state to reject the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) developed by the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers.

State Subject Requirements


Important NC legal information links

North Carolina Homeschool Key Resources

How to Start Homeschooling in NC

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

North Carolina Homeschool Conventions and Seminars

Help Homeschooling in NC

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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