Forms
Which forms do you need to fill out? Where can you get them? Here is a list of useful forms for homeschooling in Ohio.
Useful Forms for Ohio Homeschoolers
Using the District-Created Form
You do not have to use a form of any sort for notification. The manner in which you present the notification information is entirely up to you. Just be sure all required information is provided. It is suggested that parents, under no circumstances, use the forms provided by their districts since these are likely to contain word changes that alter the regulations in whole or in part. Provide your information on either the "state-generated" form which you may obtain from any homeschooling group, advocate, Ohio homeschooling website, or provide the required information in the form of a letter. Using a district-generated form merely perpetuates the errors, raises the bar of expectation for every other homeschooler and cedes authority to the district to which it is not entitled.
Academic Assessment Report, Option #2 - Written Narrative
Academic Assessment Report, Option #2 - Written Narrative.
Home Education Notification Form
Use to notify the superintendent of your local school district, city, or county of your intent to homeschool.
Home Education Notification Form
A sample home education notification form for the state of Ohio.
Work Permits
The Department of Commerce (through legislation passed recently) has made the process for minor work permits more standardized. The forms can now be printed off their website and simply turned into the school district in which you reside.
Where should Ohio homeschoolers send Home Education Notification Forms?
Because of a recent change in wording in the Ohio Revised Code 3321.04, there has been some confusion as to where Ohio homeschoolers should send their homeschool notifications.
Ohio Home Education Notification Form
Home Education Notification Form provided by Erie Islands Homeschool Association (EIHSA).
Home School Textbook and Curriculum List
Home School Textbook and Curriculum List as required by O.A.C. 3301-34-03 Notification Section 6 and 7; for informational purposes only.
Home Education Notification Form Example
Example of a home education notification form.
Academic Assessment Report, Option #1 - Achievement Testing
Academic Assessment Report, Option #1 - Achievement Testing provided by Erie Islands Homeschool Association (EIHSA).
Sample Answers to #6 and #7 on Home Education Notification Form
Brief outline of intended curriculum and abbreviated list of materials to be used.
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