Legal Info

Legal Requirements

In order to follow Kentucky laws regarding homeschooling and to assure the state that you are actually educating your child(ren), please do the following:

  • Send a letter of intent to your public school county's Director of Pupil Personnel within the first two weeks of each public school year (or upon withdrawal). It is recommended that you send it certified mail and get a return receipt.

  • Keep attendance records showing 185 instructional days for the year, 1,062 hours.

  • Teach reading, writing, spelling, grammar, history, math, and civics.

  • Keep records, including scholarship information, tabulated every 9 weeks or so (same interval as public schools).

For more information on legal requirements, please visit the HSLDA website.