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Home Schooling

New Hampshire law dictates that any student between the ages of 6 and 16 by virtue of his/her parent(s), require children to attend some kind of formal schooling, in either a public, private, religious institution or home school setting.

Any parent(s) / legal guardian(s) planning on establishing a home school program must provide a letter to the appropriate school district containing the following information:

  • Child(ren)(s) Full Legal Name
  • Date Of Birth
  • Home Address
  • Parent(s) Names
  • Daytime Telephone Number
  • Date Homeschooling Education Program Will Begin

What you should know for homeschooling:

NH DOE Technical Advisory

Compulsory Attendance

Access to Public School Programs

Notice Of Child Find

NH Procedural Safeguards Handbook for Special Education

For more information on home education, you may want to refer to the New Hampshire Department of Education’s website or New Hampshire Homeschooling Coalition