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Homeschooling Laws in Oklahoma

Knowing the requirements for homeschooling in Oklahoma is one key to successful homeschooling. That is why we have provided you with specific information on homeschooling in Oklahoma and helpful links to OK’s Department of Education, homeschool requirements, Oklahoma homeschool laws, and legal support resources.

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Links for Oklahoma Homeschool Laws

We will update our records on a yearly basis, but if any new legislation goes into effect for your state, it should be listed here.

Oklahoma Department of Education Site

Oklahoma Homeschool Site

Oklahoma State Homeschool Law Summary

If you are homeschooling in the state of Oklahoma, you will need to follow these steps:

  1. Notify the school district the child resides in and inform them that you plan to homeschool your child.
  2. Complete 180 days of instruction and 6 clock hours or 360 minutes per day, as appropriate for the child’s age. Make sure to document your days of school throughout the year to meet the 180-day requirement.
  3. Start instruction at the age of 5 and continue until the student is at least 18.  Oklahoma requires that home instruction follow compulsory school age laws requiring children ages 5-18 to be enrolled in school.
  4. It is recommended that you implement a well-defined curriculum that closely mimics required courses taught in the public school. These include: reading, writing, math, science, citizenship, US constitution, health, safety, physical education, and conservation.

Homeschool Resources for Oklahoma Homeschool Laws

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Oklahoma HSLDA Reference Site

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