Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I get started with home schooling my child?
A: Contact our office at 763-506-1273. You have 15 days from the date you remove your student from a public or nonpublic school to get your student enrolled with our office.
Q: How will the changes in the home school legislation effect me?
A: If you home schooled your children last year, you will need to submit a letter of intent to continue home schooling. This letter can be in any format, mailed or emailed. It must include your name and contact information and any changes you are making in testing, etc. from last year. If you previously submitted report cards, that requirement has been removed. Report cards are no longer required for any home school families.
New families will still need to complete the MN Compulsory Instruction Report and submit immunization records and any appropriate documentation.Q: Why do I need to make an appointment to bring in my materials and receipts for reimbursement?
A: It ensures that there will be someone in the office to review your materials, as well as allowing staff to schedule their day accordingly.
Q: Is the district responsible to send out homeschool information and forms to all home educators in the distict annualy?
A: No. It is the responsibility of the home educator to register their compulsory age students yearly with the district in which they reside. The Home Educator Reporting Forms packet is available online at our website by clicking on Forms to Download.
Q: Will the district be mailing any packets?
A: Yes, we will mail packets upon request. If you wish a packet to be mailed, please call 763-506-1273 and if you reach voicemail please leave your full name and address including city and zip code.
For more Q & A's please review the Frequently Asked Questions from MN Department of Education