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 New Hampshire 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.
New Hampshire Homeschool Summary
If you are homeschooling in the state of New Hampshire, you should follow these steps:
- Submit a letter of intent to homeschool to your local district superintendent within 5 days of commencing your homeschool program. This letter should include a list of the names, addresses, and birth dates of all children who are participating in the home education program.
- Keep a portfolio of your student’s work. The portfolio shall consist of a log which designates by title the reading materials used, and also samples of writings, worksheets, workbooks, or creative materials used or developed by the child. This should be kept on hand for two years.
- Annually evaluate your student at the end of the year. This can be done in any of the following ways:
- Have a certified teacher or a teacher currently teaching in a nonpublic school evaluate the child’s educational progress based on the portfolio and discussion with the parent or child.
- Take any national student achievement test, administered by a person who meets the qualifications established by the provider or publisher of the test.
- Take a state student assessment test used by the resident district.
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