How to Start Homeschooling in Oklahoma

As a result of COVID-19, homeschooling is on the rise. For some, this is a short-term arrangement, and others have discovered that homeschooling is perfect for their family. In case you don’t know, homeschooling is simply the practice of educating your kids from home. Some families choose to collaborate through homeschooling cooperatives and extracurricular leagues to enrich the home school experience.

Homeschooling is legal in all 50 states, including the District of Columbia. When exploring the homeschooling route, please be aware that the laws and policies that govern homeschooling differ by state. If you wonder if homeschooling is a good fit for your family, you probably have questions about how to begin the process and what resources are available. Because of this, we created a series entitled, How to Start Homeschooling. In each installment, we will discuss homeschooling rules and resources for each state. In today’s installment, we will discuss homeschooling in Oklahoma.

What you need to know:

  • Oklahoma Homeschool Law doesn’t require you to inform your school district that you are homeschooling.
  • You are not required to give any notice or explanation before withdrawing your kid, but you should inform the school before keeping your kid home.
  • There are no particular requirements for homeschool teachers.
  • There are no minimum hours per day that homeschool learners must attend, but 180 days per year is encouraged.
  • There are no required academic subjects, but you are encouraged to teach the same subject in public schools.
  • The state of Oklahoma does not require that you keep any particular records for your kid.
  • Homeschool learners do not have to let their kids participate in standardized testing.
  • If you re-enroll your kid in a public school, your kid will be required to complete a standardized placement test.


Oklahoma offers limited funding assistance for homeschool families if you are enrolled via a charter.

You can also check out the Oklahoma Department of Education’s Homeschooling page, Home School Legal Defense Association – OklahomaHomeschool Oklahoma, and the Christian Home Educators Fellowship.

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