MS Homeschooling Laws
Homeschooling Laws in Mississippi
Knowing the requirements for homeschooling in Mississippi is one key to successful homeschooling. That is why we have provided you with specific information on homeschooling in Mississippi and helpful links to MS’s Department of Education, homeschool requirements, Mississippi homeschool laws, and legal support resources.
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Links for Mississippi Homeschool Laws
Mississippi State Homeschool Law 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 after that.
Homeschool Resources for Mississippi Homeschool Laws
For additional information, including a downloadable PDF with a detailed analysis of your state’s homeschool laws and legal counsel, be sure to become a member of the HSLDA for a yearly fee.