West Virginia Homeschooling Laws
Parents must possess a high school diploma to homeschool.
Reporting: Parents must file a Notice of Intent two weeks before beginning to teach.
Compulsory Attendance: From age 6 (birthday before Sept 1) until 16; none specified.
Required Subjects: None specified, but the child must be assessed in the subjects of
math, reading, language, social studies and science.
Testing: Parents must either administer a standardized test; have their child’s portfolio evaluated by a certified teacher; participate in the state testing program or have their child’s progress evaluated by some other means approved by the local school superintendent.
(2) West Virginia Home Educators Association
POB 3707, Charleston, WV. 25337-3707; 800-736-9843
Convention(s): #1 sponsors an annual conference. Check website for updates.