GETTING STARTED

GETTING STARTED

Are you ready to begin homeschooling? Congratulations on your decision!

HomeschoolAK has the information and resources to help you in these early stages as you figure out the many options available for Alaskan homeschoolers.


Alaska Homeschool Laws

Alaska Homeschool Laws Educational law and information regarding parental rights to homeschool in Alaska PAPERWORK REQUIREMENTS Alaska is considered a no-notice state and the step to begin homeschooling is easy! The state does not require any notification in order to begin or continue homeschooling. However, if your child is already enrolled in an Alaska public school,…

Homeschooling Options for Alaskans

Homeschooling Options for Alaskans Homeschooling under the Alaska Homeschool Statute – Independent/Private Homeschooling This gives the most freedom by allowing you to educate your child at home as long as you are the parent or legal guardian. There are NO requirements by the state with this option — no notification, no parent/teacher qualification, no required…

Independent Homeschooling in Alaska

Alaska offers tremendous freedom for home education which is why many in the state choose to homeschool independently. Parents in Alaska are free to homeschool without notifying the state, and without being regulated by the state. They are also free to school on their own schedule, select their own curriculum, use faith-based materials, set their…

Alaska’s Homeschool Programs (Correspondence Schools)

Alaska’s Homeschool Programs (Correspondence Schools) There are more than 30 correspondence schools funded by the state of Alaska that thousands of families utilize for their homeschooling journey. Enrolling in a correspondence school is free for Alaska residents. These schools provide annual allotments for students to help cover items related to the student’s education including but…

Correspondence Programs for Anchorage Homeschoolers

Correspondence Programs for Anchorage Homeschoolers There are three correspondence homeschool programs available through the Anchorage School District. Those interested in enrolling in any of these programs must reside within the district. Family Partnership Charter School Frontier Charter School PAIDEIA Cooperative School There’s also the option of several statewide correspondence programs that have Anchorage offices. Cyberlynx…

Allotments for Alaska Homeschoolers

Allotments for Alaska Homeschoolers Alaska is an incredibly supportive state when it comes to homeschooling. One option for homeschoolers is to enroll in a state funded correspondence program. There are 35 state funded correspondence programs in Alaska that provide support to homeschool students. When you decide to homeschool your child in Alaska, the state sets…

How to Choose a Homeschool Program in Alaska

How to Choose a Homeschool Program in Alaska What’s the best homeschool program in Alaska? This is incredibly subjective, and depending on who you ask, you will receive a different answer. A program that’s a great fit for one family may not best suited for another. And while all the correspondence schools / homeschool programs…

Alaska Homeschooling FAQs

Alaska Homeschooling FAQs How do I homeschool my child in Alaska? Alaska has some of the most lax laws in the country when it comes to homeschooling. There are options you should consider prior to making a decision on how to homeschool. How do I know if homeschooling is right for my child / my…

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