Homeschooling in Washington: Start HereWelcome to the home page for homeschooling in Washington. If you are searching for information about WA homeschools or want to learn how to get started, you are in the right place.
Washington Homeschool Overview
And Homeschool Requirements in Washington
There are an estimated 39,836 home educated students in Washington
Washington requires homeschooling families to submit annual reports. There are state required subjects. Washington 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. Washington 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 Washington, parents must satisfy a minimum level of education: Must meet one of four requirements: 1) Supervised by a “certified” person. 2) Achieved a minimum number of college credits. 3) Taken a course in home-based instruction. 4) Deemed qualified by local school board
Washington vaccine informationThere are no state mandated vaccination(s).
Washington Homeschool Law
Washington State Standards and Common Core
Common Core Implications
Homeschoolers must participate in annual state-mandated testing. However, the results are not sent in to the district superintendent.
State Subject Requirements
Occupational education, science, mathematics, language, social studies, history, health, reading, writing, spelling, and the development of appreciation of art and music.
Washington Homeschool Key Resources
How to Start Homeschooling in WA
Local Homeschool Associations, Organizations, and Groups
Our local organizations/homeschool groups database is under construction.
Local Common Core Action Groups
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We make it incredibly easy to find the right homeschool curriculum for your family. View our list of homeschool curriculum to get started.
Washington Homeschool Conventions and Seminars
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