What are homeschool statistics for the US?


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The following statistics are from a report entitled Home Schooling in the United States 2003 by the National Center for Education Statistics: In the spring of 2003, an estimated 1.1 million students nationwide were being homeschooled, an increase of 29% since 1999. During this period, the overall population of U.S. students increased by 1%, from 50.2 million to 50.7 million, for kindergarten through grade 12. The percent of US students homeschooled in 2003 is 2.2 percent, up from 1.7 percent in 1999. See New Report: The following statistics are from a report entitled Home Schooling in the United States: 1999: In the spring of 1999, an estimated 850,000 students nationwide were being homeschooled. This amounts to 1.7 percent of U.S. students, ages 5 to 17, with a grade equivalent of kindergarten through grade 12. Four out of five homeschoolers were homeschooled only (82 percent) and one out of five homeschoolers were enrolled in public or private schools part time (18 percent). A greater percentage of homeschoolers compared to non-home-schoolers were white, non-Hispanic in 1999-75 percent compared to 65 percent. At the same time, a smaller percentage of homeschoolers were black, non-Hispanic students and a smaller percentage were Hispanic students. The household income of homeschoolers in 1999 was no different than non-home-schoolers. However, parents of homeschoolers had higher levels of educational attainment than did parents of non-home-schoolers. Parents gave a wide variety of reasons for homeschooling their children. These reasons included being able to give their child a better education at home, for religious reasons, and because of a poor learning environment at school. See New Report:


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At lest 1.1 million, according to the National Center for Education Statistics (circa 2003)


it's imposible to homeschool free!

It all depends on where you live. In the US, Canada, England, and many other countries, homeschooling is legal, although the requirements are different. You will have to check your local laws and see if you can homeschool.

Many people homeschool their children.

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Homeschool microscopes are microscopes used by students who attend homeschool, and they are easy to use. They cost around $300 to $400.

You can try the National Homeschool alliance to find more information about homeschool curriculum.

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Yes, the Bates family does homeschool.

If you're in the US, laws vary by state, so you need to check the homeschool law for your state. What is legal in one state may not be legal in another.

The easiest place to purchase homeschool software is on-line. Homeschool software is available through many website and homeschool co-ops. The decision of what software best fits the students education goals needs is the first step to purchasing homeschool software.

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Yes, you need to be certified to teach homeschool. There are certain qualifications that you need to fulfil. A homeschool teacher must have a certified teaching license.

Homeschool curriculum are the objectives that your child will taught during homeschool and the order in which they will be taught. These are the lessons that will taught to your child from you or the instructor, whomever is doing the teaching for the child.

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Yep! Most colleges and universities have no problem accepting homeschool students and even adjust their requirements to help homeschool kids get in without official transcripts or diplomas.

It depends on the state. In Florida, any adult can homeschool the child with the parent or guardian's consent.

Homeschooling is regulated by the individual states. Google your state and "homeschool laws."

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If you are interested in homeschool, there are online classes, or c.d. programs. Or, you can get a textbook and teachers guide from, or if you don't have time to homeschool yourself, look into a local consortium (a weekly class). has a lot of pertinent information for parents looking to homeschool their children.

absolutely not. Education is a requirement a it private, public or homeschool. Parents do not get paid or funded to homeschool their children nor are their any tax break for homeschoolers.

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