Homeschooling in Texas: Start Here

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

It is not difficult to start homeschooling in Texas!

Texas Homeschool Overview
And Homeschool Requirements in Texas

There are an estimated 175,040 home educated students in Texas

Texas does not require families to notify the state of their decision to homeschool. There are state required subjects. The TX government does not conduct any state assessments of homeschoolers.

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

Texas vaccine information

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Texas Homeschool Law

Texas State Standards and Common Core

Texas uneqivocally rejected the Common Core by passing HB 462 in May 2013 by a 140-2 vote. The bill prohibited the Common Core from ever being implemented in Texas.

State Subject Requirements

Parents must provide instruction in good citizenship, math, reading, spelling, and grammar.

Important TX legal information links

Texas Homeschool Key Resources

How to Start Homeschooling in TX

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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.

Texas Homeschool Conventions and Seminars

Help Homeschooling in TX

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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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