Kentucky Homeschooling Laws

Parents should know what is expected of them ahead of time in this state.

Reporting: Parents must notify the local school district of their intent to homeschool and the children’s names, within two weeks of the beginning of the school year. An attendance record must be kept.

Compulsory Attendance: Ages 6 to 16; 185 days per year
Required Subjects: Math, reading, spelling, grammar, writing, history and civics.

State Organization(s):
(1) Bluegrass Home Educators
600 Shake Rag Rd, Waynesburg KY 40489-8371

(2) Christian Home Educators of Kentucky (CHEK)
691 Howardstown Rd., Hodgenville, Ky. 42748; 270-358-9270

Convention: Sponsors an annual conference. Check website for updates.

(3) Kentucky Home Education Association (KHEA)
P.O.Box 51591, Bowling Green, KY 42102-5891; 270-779-6574

Convention: Sponsors the KY Homeschool Conference &Book Fair.
Check website for updates