Homeschooling in Wisconsin: Start Here

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

Wisconsin has more legal requirements than most states.

Wisconsin Homeschool Overview
And Homeschool Requirements in Wisconsin

There are an estimated 34,007 home educated students in Wisconsin

Wisconsin requires homeschooling families to submit annual reports. There are state required subjects. The WI government does not conduct any state assessments of homeschoolers.

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

Wisconsin vaccine information

There are no state mandated vaccination(s).

Wisconsin Homeschool Law

Wisconsin State Standards and Common Core

Wisconsin has left implementation of the Common Core completely in the hands of local school districts, but the state is also participating in writing the

State Subject Requirements

Homeschools are required to provide “a sequentially progressive curriculum of fundamental instruction in reading, language arts, math, social studies, science and health.”

Important WI legal information links

Wisconsin Homeschool Key Resources

How to Start Homeschooling in WI

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

Wisconsin Homeschool Conventions and Seminars

Help Homeschooling in WI

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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