South Carolina Homeschooling Legal Requirements
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Below is a quick reference guide on the homeschooling requirements for the state of South Carolina. For more information on the legal requirements visit the HSLDA South Carolina  page.
South Carolina residents have three homeschooling options per the HSLDA:
Option 1: Homeschooling under the homeschool statute:
1. Obtain approval from the district board of trustees.
2. Teach the required subjects for the required time.
3. Maintain records.
4. Submit a semiannual progress report.
5. Ensure your student has access to library facilities.
6. Test your child annually.
Option 2: Homeschooling with the South Carolina Association of Independent Home Schools (SCAIHS):
You may homeschool by enrolling in SCAIHS and following the rules and policies for homeschooling that SCAIHS requires. Additional information about SCAIHS is available on its website .
Option 3: Homeschooling with a homeschool association (also known as a “third option group”):
1. Enroll in a homeschool association that has at least 50 member families.
2. Comply with your homeschool association’s requirements
Visit the HSLDA South Carolina  page for more information on homeschooling in South Carolina.
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