“Training to be an Olympic gymnast means spending hours on practice without sacrificing my grades. Bridgeway Academy worked with me and my family to create a flexible homeschool schedule. That takes off a lot of pressure and my grades have never been better!”
Amber, 12th grade
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Wisconsin Homeschool Laws
Compulsory School Age
“between the ages of 6 [by September 1] and 18 years”
Homeschool help for Wisconsin Homeschoolers
|Wisconsin Legal Home Schooling Options:|
|Legal Option:||Establish and operate a “home-based private educational program.” *An instructional program provided to more than one family is not a home-based private educational program.
|Attendance:||Must provide “at least 875 hours of instruction each year”The first official step is filing Form PI-1206 with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction on which you agree to comply with Wisconsin’s homeschooling law.|
|Subjects:||Must provide “a sequentially progressive curriculum of fundamental instruction” in reading, language arts, math, social studies, science and health; such curriculum need not “conflict with the program’s religious doctrines”|
|Notice:||File a statement of enrollment with the state Department of Public Instruction by October 15 each year|
Additional Homeschooling Information Provided by Home School Legal Defense Association.
© 2010 NOTE: This summary is not intended to be, and does not constitute, the giving of legal advice. Many states have unclear compulsory attendance statutes, and the courts of those states vary in their interpretation of the statutes. Therefore, there is no guarantee any state will accept all of the options for compliance listed under each state. This summary is not intended to be a substitute for individual reliance on privately retained legal counsel such as that provided by Home School Legal Defense Association. Bridgeway’s advisors will talk to you about your homeschool concerns.
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