Home School Information

Independent Home School

Parents who choose to home school their own children must:

  • Provide annual notice to the local director of schools of the parent's intent to

    home school his/her children and evidence of a high school diploma or GED.

  • Maintain attendance records and submit these records to the Director of Schools

    at the end of the each school year.

  • Submit proof of vaccination and receipt of proof of any required health services

    or examinations as required by law.

    Testing of independent home school students is required in grades 5, 7, and 9 and coordinated through the local school district.

    For additional information regarding Home Schooling visit: Home Schooling in Tennessee

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