Vermont Homeschool Legal Requirements

Vermont Homeschooling Legal Requirements

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

Vermont residents are required to follow five guidelines per the HSLDA:

1. Send a written enrollment notice.

You must annually send a written enrollment notice to the Secretary of Education for each child.

2. Submit a narrative.

You must also submit a “narrative,” which is a detailed outline describing the content to be provided in each subject area. If your child has a disability, include in the outline any special services or adaptations to accommodate the disability.

3. Obtain acknowledgement of compliance.

You will receive an acknowledgement of compliance from the Secretary upon receipt of your notice of homeschooling. The acknowledgement will state that your child may be enrolled in homeschooling immediately or within 45 days after receipt of your notice.

4. Teach the required subjects.

5. Assess your child annually.

You must submit an annual assessment to the Secretary when you file paperwork for your next school year.

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

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