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Home School

Georgia’s home study law (O.C.G.A. § 20-2-690) requires homeschool parents/guardians to provide a basic academic educational program which includes the five content areas below. You may also teach other content areas.​ 

  • Mathematics
  • English Language Arts
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Reading

Please understand

  • After you decide to begin a home study program, the most difficult decision is deciding which curriculum to use
  • The Georgia Department of Education does not endorse, promote or provide a curriculum for your home study program
  • Each parent/guardian must decide which curriculum is best for their child and then purchase the curriculum on their own
    • You may search the Internet for “homeschool curriculum reviews” and read what other people are saying about each curriculum so you can make an informed decision
    • It is advisable to choose your home study curriculum prior to registering your child/children by submitting the "Declaration of Intent" online
  • You must submit a declaration of Intent by September 1st or within 30 days after a home study program is established
    • You may employ a tutor
    • Parents must have a high school diploma or GED