Home Instruction

Criteria for Providing Home Instruction

The Code of Virginia requires the parent providing home instruction to submit evidence to their local school division that they meet one of the following options:

  • Option I: The parent holds a high school diploma or a higher credential

  • Option II: The parent meets the qualifications of a teacher as prescribed by the Virginia Board of Education

  • Option III: The parent provides the child with a program of study or curriculum which may be delivered through a correspondence course or distance learning program or in any other manner

  • Option IV: The parent provides evidence that the parent can provide an adequate education for the child

More Information can be found at https://www.doe.virginia.gov/parents-students/for-parents/home-instruction