Florida State Homeschool Fact Sheet

Quick Facts

Florida State Homeschool Fact Sheet

  • 75,801 students are homeschooled in Florida
  • No parental education requirement
  • Compulsory attendance between ages 6 and 16
  • Homeschooled students may participate in public school activities
  • Number of hours of education not defined

Common Core Status


Florida’s implementation of the Common Core has begun to sputter. The Florida Board of Education opted not to implement the Common Core’s reading samples, student writing sample, and recommended structure of math classes. Additionally, Governor Rick Scott withdrew Florida from PARCC, and Florida will design its own Common Core–aligned assessments.

Helpful Links

Florida Parent Educators Association
Home Education Foundation
LIFE of Florida

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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.