A homeschool diploma should include:
- The name of the institution (i.e. the homeschool) issuing the diploma.
- The name of the student.
- The city and state in which the diploma is issued.
- The date the diploma is issued.
- Language stating that the student has been granted a high school diploma.
Can you get a diploma if you are homeschooled?
If you’re wondering whether your homeschooled student can receive a diploma, the answer is yes! Some correspondence schools also provide diplomas for completion of their course of study. You can purchase a personalized high school diploma from the HSLDA store.
Is a homeschool diploma the same as a highschool diploma?
Yes. Homeschool programs are valid under state law, and although in most cases are not accredited, have equal standing with public and private school programs. A high school diploma is simply a document issued by the administrator of the program verifying that a student has completed that program’s course of study.
Do homeschoolers have to get a GED?
It’s the minimum credential employers look for and an educational requirement for college entrance. In the past, homeschooled children took the GED Exam to prove to employers and colleges that they had achieved a basic level of proficiency. But the trend requiring the GED has shifted. Homeschoolers no longer need it.
Do homeschooled students score higher?
The homeschooled students whose parents did not have college degrees still performed at the 83rd percentile.” According to this study, homeschoolers have significantly higher test scores than the national average. Homeschooled children whose parents both had college degrees scored in the 90th percentile.”