District of Columbia Homeschool Legal Requirements

Washington D.C. Homeschooling Legal Requirements

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Below is a quick reference guide on the homeschooling requirements for the District of Columbia/Washington D.C. For more information on the legal requirements visit the HSLDA District of Columbia page.

There are seven requirements for homeschooling in D.C. per the HSLDA:

1. Make sure you have the required qualifications to homeschool under D.C. regulations.
2. Notify the District of Columbia that you are homeschooling.
3. Teach your children thoroughly and regularly.
4. Teach the required subjects.
5. Maintain a portfolio.
6. Be prepared to demonstrate that your child is receiving a “thorough, regular education.
7. Notify the District of Columbia if you discontinue homeschooling.

Visit the HSLDA District of Columbia page for more information on homeschooling in the District of Columbia.

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