Is Homeschooling Legal In Texas?

Yes, it is legal.

Therefore, homeschool students are exempt from compulsory school attendance laws.

The only requirements in Texas are that you pursue a basic curriculum of reading, spelling, grammar, mathematics and a study in good citizenship in a bona fide manner.

Learn more about homeschooling in Texas.

School age in Texas: 6-17. Local school districts have no jurisdiction over homeschools (since they are legally considered private schools.) “Unschooling” falls under the category of “homeschooling.” Standardized tests are not required for Texas homeschool students.

Is homeschooling free in Texas?

To find out about the legal requirements for homeschooling in Texas, Discovery K12 recommends visiting the Texas Department of Education website. Discovery K12 is an online platform and curriculum for independent homeschoolers. The curriculum is free for pre-k to twelfth grade, and includes all major subjects.

June 15, 1994

Is Texas A homeschool friendly state?

Texas is currently one of the more homeschool-friendly states in America. Historically, the Texas Education Code Section 25.086(a)(1) stated that any child who “attends a private or parochial school that includes in its course a study of good citizenship” is exempt from requirements of compulsory attendance.