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Homeschooling In Delaware

Homeschooling In Delaware
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Are you going to start homeschooling in Delaware? If you answered yes, then you’re in the right place. This page will help answer many of your questions about how to start homeschooling in Delaware. You’ll learn about the state’s homeschooling laws, how homeschool groups and co-ops can enhance your experience, discover the many educational field trip destinations, and more.

This information should by no means be interpreted as legal advice. It is your responsibility to interpret and understand the laws that you will be homeschooling under.

How to Start Homeschooling in Delaware

In Delaware, a homeschool is known as a nonpublic school. The steps to homeschooling in Delaware are:

  • Register your nonpublic school with the state’s Department of Education.
  • Withdraw your child from the school they are currently attending.
  • Report annual enrollment at the beginning of the school year, no later than October 5.
  • Enjoy learning together!

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Delaware Homeschooling Laws

Homeschooling in Delaware requires families to do the following:

  • Register their nonpublic school with the Delaware Department of Education.
  • Report annual enrollment at the beginning of the school year, no later than October 5.
  • Report attendance at the end of the school year, on or before July 31.

To learn more details about the legal requirements for homeschooling in Delaware, visit our Delaware Homeschooling Laws page.

Delaware Homeschool Groups and Co-ops

Families homeschooling in Delaware can take advantage of the numerous homeschool groups and co-ops available throughout the state. Your family will be able to take part in fun activities, group field trips, enrichment classes, and more. You’ll also be able to learn from other homeschoolers who can offer their guidance and support during your journey.

To learn more about these support groups and co-ops, visit our Delaware Homeschool Groups and Co-ops page.

Delaware Homeschool Field Trips

With all the flexibility that homeschooling affords, you can get as creative as you’d like with your child’s education. As a result, many families love making field trips part of their homeschooling. In Delaware, you can explore the state’s many museums, state parks, and other attractions to enhance your studies on subjects like science, history, art, and more. Please make sure to contact each site before you plan your visit, as COVID-19 may have impacted their hours of operations.

To browse all the field trips opportunities in the First State, visit our Homeschool Field Trips in Delaware post.

Delaware State Test Prep

If you want to have your child tested, you have several private options. According to the states Department of Education, nonpublic school students are eligible to take the PSAT, SAT, ACT, and AP exams. Many families use Time4Learning as an afterschool program as well to help prepare students for standardized tests. Learn more in our Delaware test prep page.

Why Time4Learning is the Leading Homeschool Curriculum in Delaware

Homeschoolers in Delaware have the freedom to use any curriculum or combination of programs they feel is best for their child’s individual needs. In addition, homeschooling in Delaware means that there are no required subjects to teach. With all the flexibility, it’s no wonder that Time4Learning is a popular online homeschool program with homeschoolers in the state.

Below are some of the reasons why homeschoolers in Delaware choose Time4Learning’s award-winning curriculum for their at-home education:

  • Online & comprehensive. Includes math, language arts, science, social studies, and more.
  • Student-paced approach allows children to learn and progress according to their individual needs.
  • Interactive lessons, engaging activities and printable worksheets make learning fun.
  • Automated grading and recordkeeping helps parents easily monitor and keep track of their child’s grades.
  • No schedules to follow and 24/7 access mean students can learn when it’s convenient for them.
  • Low monthly fee, no contracts and a 14-day money back guarantee.
  • Promotes independent learning by allowing students to study on their own.

How to Build the Best Homeschool Curriculum for PreK-12

We understand how stressful it can be to find the right homeschool curriculum for your child, especially if you are new to homeschooling. It seems like there are endless options available. So how do you know which one is right for your child? How do you even find the time to research each one?

Being familiar with your child’s learning style is the first step in helping you make an informed decision. Many parents also find that one program is usually not the answer, which is why many families end up mixing and matching various homeschool programs to give their children a more thorough learning experience. Learn more about how to build the best homeschool curriculum for PreK-12.

Delaware Unit Study Supplement

Help your homeschooler learn interesting history and geography facts about Delaware in this Time4Learning unit study supplement.

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Online Curriculum for Homeschool, Afterschool and Summer Use

In addition to being an award-winning choice for homeschool families, Time4Learning also offers an online after school program to help build your child’s skills. View our lesson demos and discover why thousands of families in Delaware are already using it!

Give your student the chance to get back on track or explore exciting electives and get ahead for the next school year with Time4Learning’s online summer school. Our educational materials will engage and challenge your child to succeed.

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