Understanding Your Rights
Knowing your state’s homeschooling requirements is one key to successful homeschooling. But each state is different. That’s why we’ve provided you with your specific state information and helpful links to your state’s department of education, homeschool requirements, and legal support resources.
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Links for Mississippi Homeschool Law
We will update our records on a yearly basis, but if any new legislation goes into effect for your state, it should be listed here.
Mississippi Homeschool Summary
If you are homeschooling in the state of Mississippi, you will need to follow these steps:
- File a Certificate of Enrollment. The parent, guardian, or custodian of the child(ren) must include names, address, and telephone number of parents and children, children’s dates of birth, and a “simple description of the type of education the child(ren) are receiving.” The certificate must be submitted by September 15 of each school year to the school attendance officer where the child(ren) reside.
- If you begin homeschooling after September 15th then you should send in your certificate as soon as possible thereafter.
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Mississippi Homeschooling Checklist