Ohio Homeschooling Laws

Parents must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Otherwise, they must work under the direction of a certified teacher.

Reporting: An annual notice of intent must be submitted to the local superintendent. No other records are required.

Compulsory Attendance: Age 6 to 18; 900 hours per year

Required Subjects: Math, language arts, U.S. and state history, geography, physical education, health, arts, science and first aid.

Testing: Each year’s notice of intent must be accompanies by either standardized test scores, a written report demonstrating the student’s satisfactory progress or some other assessment approved by the local superintendent.

State Organization(s):
Christian Home Educators of Ohio (CHEO)
117 W. Main Street; Ste #103, Lancaster, OH 43130
Tel: 740-654-3331; F: 740-654-3337
http://www.cheohome.org – E-mail: Cheo@cheohome.org

Convention(s): CHEO sponsors an annual convention. See website for updates.
Cincinnati Homeschool Convention – Annual convention. Go to http://www.cincinnatihomeschoolconvention.com for updates.