Ohio State Homeschool Fact Sheet

Quick Facts

  • 55,709 students are homeschooled in Ohio
  • Parents must have a high school diploma, GED or proof of equivalency
  • Compulsory attendance between ages 6 and 18
  • Homeschooled students may participate in public school activities
  • 900 hours of education required per year
  • Annual assessments must be sent to district superintedent

Common Core Status


Curriculum in Ohio schools will fully reflect the Common Core in 2014 when the state begins using PARCC assessments.

Helpful Links

CHEO – Christian Home Educators of Ohio – State Regulations Text
Ohio Board of Education Homeschool Requirements

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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.