Missouri Homeschool Legal Requirements

Missouri Homeschooling Legal Requirements

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

Missouri residents have two requirements that must be followed in order to comply with Missouri’s homeschooling law per the HSLDA:

Under Missouri law, a homeschool is a school that:

  1. Has the primary purpose of providing private or religious-based instruction.
  2. Enrolls pupils between the ages of 7 and 16 years. (No more than four students can be unrelated.)
  3. Does not charge or receive tuition, fees, or other remuneration.

To homeschool under this statute, you’ll need to follow these requirements:

1. Teach the required subjects for the required period of time.
2. Maintain records for all children under age 16.

Visit the HSLDA Missouri page for more information on these two requirements for homeschooling in Missouri and membership options.

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