North Carolina State Homeschool Fact Sheet

Quick Facts

North Carolina State Homeschool Fact Sheet

  • 87,978 students are homeschooled in North Carolina
  • Parents must have at a high school diploma or GED
  • Compulsory attendance between ages 7 and 16
  • Standardized tests are required
  • Notice of intent should be sent between July 1st and August 15th

For additional details please refer to North Carolina Division of Non-Public Education.

Common Core Status


North Carolina’s curriculum and Common Core–aligned state assessments debuted in 2012. However, the legislature cut off funding for the implementation of SBAC assessments in 2013, so the consortia assessments will not be implemented absent further action by the legislature.

Helpful Links

North Carolina Division of Non-Public Education
Homeschool Alliance of North Carolina
North Carolina Families Learning Together
North Carolina Unschoolers
North Carolinians for Home 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.