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How do I legally homeschool in Kentucky?

How do I legally homeschool in Kentucky?

How to Start Homeschooling in Kentucky

  1. File a letter of intention to homeschool with your local county superintendent of schools.
  2. Choose your curriculum. (In Kentucky, homeschool curriculum choice is up to the parent.)
  3. Start enjoying learning together!

Do you get paid to homeschool your child in KY?

Rights of the Parent Therefore, parents may choose to homeschool their child. If a parent chooses this option, they take complete responsibility for educating their child. The parent/guardian selects the curriculum and educational materials. There is no state financial assistance for families who choose this option.

How many hours are required for homeschooling in Kentucky?

1062 instructional hours
The minimum school term is 1062 instructional hours. The term of the school shall not be for a shorter period in each year than the term of the public school in the district in which the child attending the school resides.

Is Kentucky a homeschool friendly state?

The requirements to homeschool in Kentucky are some of the most straightforward and easy to follow in the country. Kentucky has no reporting requirements (aside from a yearly letter of intent to homeschool), no mandated standardized testing, and no portfolio review.

Is it hard to homeschool in KY?

The decision to homeschool your child can be a difficult and sometimes stressful one. However, in the state known for its horses, homeschooling can be an easy and fun process. Kentucky has only a few laws regarding homeschooling, making the process much easier.

Do you get benefits for homeschooling?

There are no specific grants or tax benefits specifically for parents who choose to home educate their child (this includes people who feel as if they had no choice- if you deregister you are deemed to be electively home educating).