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HOME EDUCATION

Home Education is education that is directed by the parent or guardian of a child who has been excused from attending school. The parent or guardian selects the curriculum and educational materials and takes responsibility for educating the child. There is no state financial assistance for families who choose this option.

Home education is recognized by section 3321.04 of the Ohio Revised Code and section 3301-34 of the Ohio Administrative Code.

The Clermont County Educational Service Center processes Home Education Notifications for the following local schools: Batavia, Bethel-Tate, Clermont Northeastern, Felicity-Franklin, Goshen, West Clermont, and Williamsburg.

Upon completion of the presented Home Education Notification Form or letter of intent to Homeschool, a letter of acknowledgement will be sent to the homeschooled family and to the school district in which they reside. The notification information must meet the State of Ohio Home Education requirements.

Home Education Notification Form (required) or letter of intent to Homeschool may be mailed or hand-delivered to CCESC.

Responsibilities of CCESC:

  • Processes all Home Education materials presented for home schooling
  • Maintains home school files
  • Communicates with the local school district regarding all home school records.
  • Distributes acknowledgement letter upon successful completion of the notification process to the appropriate school district and the home school family.

More information may be found on the Ohio Department of Education website at;

http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Quality-School-Choice/Home-schooling

Topics are: Requirements for Home Educating Parents, Frequently Asked Questions, Sports and Other Activities, 3301-34-04 Assessments, Online-Schools, Ohio High School Diploma, EdChoice Scholarships,and College Credit Plus.

If you are interested in College Credit Plus for Home-Schooled families there is a deadline date for application. See the Ohio Department of Education for deadline date.

Questions regarding Home Education?

Call Rachel McIntosh at (513)735-8340