Alabama State Homeschool Fact Sheet

Quick Facts

  • 23,220 students are homeschooled in Alabama
  • Parents must have a teaching degree may tutor their children at home
  • Most families find an umbrella school to homeschool under.
  • Compulsory attendance between ages 7 and 17
  • Annual assessments are not mandatory

Common Core Status


By the 2013–14 school year, Alabama had fully incorporated the Common Core English language arts and mathematics standards into its curriculum. Alabama will employ ACT Aspire examinations, which are based entirely on the Common Core.

Helpful Links

Christian Home Education Fellowship of Alabama
Alabama Department of Education

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The information provided on this page is not intended to be legal advice. State regulations change from time to time so be sure to check your state’s homeschool regulations.