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HOW-TO's & RESOURCES

What is Homeschooling?

In West Virginia, homeschoolers provide their children with “instruction in reading, language, mathematics, science and social studies” as well as an annual assessment. Parents or guardians are responsible for providing the instruction, not the public schools.

Getting Started is simple:

 

Know the law! WV Code §18-8-1

  1. Turn in a Notification of Intent (a waiting period is no longer required)

    1. Common NOI questions answered here

  2. Obtain Annual Assessments

Annual Assessments

The WV homeschooling law, part 18-8-1 (c)(2) requires that each home-educated child of compulsory age be assessed every year in reading, language arts, math, science, and social studies. Parents must maintain copies of each student’s academic assessment for three years. The assessment results for students in 3rd, 5th, 8th, and 11th grades must be submitted to the county by June 30.

The annual assessment can be

Files

WV Homeschooling
Booklet

Portfolio Reviewer

List

Notice of Termination

2021 WVHEA Testing Brochure

ROAD Grant

Guidelines

Portfolio Review

Form

ROAD Grant

Application

WVHEA Attendance Verification

Academic Test 

Reporting Form

Homeschool Notice
of Intent Form

Mary Ellen Sullivan

Award Form