Utah Homeschool Legal Requirements

Utah Homeschooling Legal Requirements

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

Utah residents have two requirements to follow per the HSLDA:

Homeschooling under Utah’s homeschool statute:
Utah law specifically refers to homeschooling in Utah Code Ann. § 53G-6-204(2). To homeschool under this statute, you’ll need to follow these guidelines.

1. File an affidavit.

You must file a signed and notarized affidavit with your local school board for each of your children when you start homeschooling. The affidavit must contain a statement that your child will be attending a homeschool and that the parents assume sole responsibility for the education of the student, except for the portion of time the child is dual-enrolled in a public school.

2. Provide instruction to your children.

There are no required days of instruction nor required subjects for homeschoolers in Utah. The parent is solely responsible for the “selection of instructional materials and textbooks.”

Visit the HSLDA Utah page for more information on these requirements and homeschooling in Utah.

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