Georgia Homeschool Law – GA Homeschooling Laws

Understanding Your Rights

Knowing the requirements for homeschooling in Georgia is one key to successful homeschooling. That is why we have provided you with specific information on homeschooling in Georgia and helpful links to GA’s Department of Education, homeschool requirements, Georgia homeschool laws, and legal support resources.

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Links for Georgia Homeschool Laws

Georgia Department of Education Site

Georgia Homeschool Site

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.

Georgia Homeschool Summary

If you are homeschooling in the state of Georgia, you will need to follow these steps:

  1. Submit a “Declaration of Intent to Homeschool” within 30 days of commencing your homeschool program and then by September 1 each year following. The declaration can be filled out electronically here.
  2. Take Standardized Testing for grades 3, 6, 9, and 12 near the conclusion of the given year.
  3. Complete an Annual Progress Report for each student and required subject completed.  This Annual Progress Report is to be retained for at least three years and provided to your local school district upon request.

Helpful Resources

Georgia HSLDA Reference Site. Click on Detailed legal analysis of the homeschool law

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.

 

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