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WI Homeschooling Laws

Homeschooling Laws in Wisconsin

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

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Links for Wisconsin 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.

Wisconsin Department of Education Site

Wisconsin Homeschool Site  

Wisconsin State Homeschool Law Summary

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

  1. Inform the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for every child you plan to homeschool. The form becomes available on July 1st and must be submitted by October 15th each year. Click here to see the electronic filing form.
  2. Record your school hours. Students between ages 6-18 must have at least 875 hours of sequentially progressive curriculum of fundamental instruction in reading, language arts, mathematics, social studies, science and health.

Homeschool Resources for Wisconsin Homeschool Laws

For additional information, including a downloadable PDF with a detailed analysis of your state’s homeschool laws and legal counsel, be sure to become a member of the HSLDA for a yearly fee.

Wisconsin HSLDA Reference Site

The Wisconsin Parents Associations also provides valuable information on Wisconsin homeschool law

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