The new report concludes that approximately 1,770,000 students are homeschooled in the United States—3.4% of the school-age population.
NCES said that among children who were homeschooled, 68 percent are white, 15 percent are Hispanic, 8 percent are black, and 4 percent are Asian or Pacific Islander.
How many students are homeschooled in the United States?
Homeschooling in the United States constitutes the education of about 3.4% of U.S. students (approximately 2 million students).
Is homeschooling becoming more popular?
It may be the fastest-growing form of education in the United States. Taxpayers spend nothing on most homeschool students and homeschool families spend an average of $600 per student annually for their education. Homeschooling is quickly growing in popularity among minorities.
Is homeschooling on the rise?
Homeschooling is on the rise in America. According to EdChoice’s 2017 Schooling in America survey, while currently around 3 percent of students are homeschooled, around 7 percent of families would homeschool if they could. For many families, the costs and obligations related to homeschooling are simply too burdensome.
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.”