Kansas Homeschool Legal Requirements

Kansas Homeschooling Legal Requirements

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Below is a quick reference guide on the homeschooling requirements for the state of Kansas. For more information on the legal requirements visit the HSLDA Kansas page.

Kansas residents who homeschool are treated as a private school. There are a couple of requirements to meet to be able to homeschool in Kansas per the HSLDA:

Option 1: Homeschooling as a non-accredited private school:
To homeschool as a non-accredited private school, you’ll need to follow these legal requirements:

1. Register your private school.
2. Select competent instructors.
3. Teach for the required period.
4. There are no required subjects.
5. Plan and schedule your instruction.
6. Test your student periodically.

Option 2: Homeschooling as a satellite of a private school:
In the case of In Re Wilms, a Shawnee County court ruled that a family operating their homeschool program as a satellite of—and accountable to—a local private school board was in compliance with the compulsory attendance laws. This suggests that it would be possible for families in other counties to operate in a similar manner.

Visit the HSLDA Kansas page for more information on homeschooling in Kansas.

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