Homeschooling in Ohio: Start HereWelcome to the home page for homeschooling in Ohio. If you are searching for information about OH homeschools or want to learn how to get started, you are in the right place.
Ohio Homeschool Overview
And Homeschool Requirements in Ohio
There are an estimated 69,396 home educated students in Ohio
Ohio requires homeschooling families to submit annual reports. There are state required subjects. Ohio policy for homeschool assessment is as follows: Annual assessment or evaluation
Very few states have laws that prevent parents from homeschooling their children. Ohio 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 Ohio, parents must satisfy a minimum level of education: High School Diploma. Allows for temporary monitoring if the parent does not have a high school diploma.
Ohio vaccine informationThere are no state mandated vaccination(s).
Ohio Homeschool Law
Ohio State Standards and Common Core
Common Core Implications
Since the late 1990s, Ohio has maintained a detailed database of teacher offenses. There is no indication that a similarly detailed database of students is kept.
State Subject Requirements
Homeschool Statute:Parents must provide instruction in language, reading, spelling, writing, geography, history of the United States and Ohio, national, state, and local government, math, science, health, physical education, fine arts, including music, first aid, safety, and fire prevention. Homeschool parents are exempt from teaching any content that conflicts with their religious beliefs.
08 School:Parents must provide instruction in language, reading, spelling, writing, geography, history of the United States and Ohio, national, state, and local government, math, science, health, physical education, fine arts, including music, first aid, safety, and fire prevention.
Important OH legal information links
Ohio Homeschool Key Resources
How to Start Homeschooling in OH
Local Homeschool Associations, Organizations, and Groups
Our local organizations/homeschool groups database is under construction.
Local Common Core Action Groups
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Ohio Homeschool Conventions and Seminars
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