Homeschooling in West Virginia: Start HereWelcome to the home page for homeschooling in West Virginia . If you are searching for information about homeschools or want to learn how to get started, you are in the right place.
West Virginia Homeschool Overview
And Homeschool Requirements in West Virginia
There are an estimated 9,847 home educated students in West Virginia
West Virginia requires homeschooling families to submit annual reports. does not require that home educators take specific subjects or classes. The government does not conduct any state assessments of homeschoolers.
Very few states have laws that prevent parents from homeschooling their children. West Virginia 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 West Virginia , parents must satisfy a minimum level of education: At discretion of superintendent
West Virginia vaccine informationThere are no state mandated vaccination(s).
West Virginia Homeschool Law
West Virginia State Standards and Common Core
Common Core Implications
West Virginia is one of 17 states maintaining detailed student-specific information about individual students’ classroom, ACT, and SAT performance. West Virginia’s sophisticated education database updates with new information on a daily basis.
State Subject Requirements
Notice:None. However, each student must be assessed each year in reading, language, mathematics, science, and social studies, and if their annual assessment does not show acceptable progress, the parents and any other persons providing instruction must initiate a remedial plan.
Approval:At the discretion of the school board.
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West Virginia Homeschool Key Resources
How to Start Homeschooling in
Local Homeschool Associations, Organizations, and Groups
Our local organizations/homeschool groups database is under construction.
Local Common Core Action Groups
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West Virginia Homeschool Conventions and Seminars
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