Homeschooling in North Carolina

Homeschooling in North Carolina


Are you new to homeschooling in North Carolina?
These resources can help you get started.

► Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) breaks down the legal requirements for homeschooling in North Carolina.

► It’s always good to read the law for yourself. The sections on homeschooling begin at 115C-563.

► North Carolina does not offer any type of tax incentives or grants for homeschool families.

► Here’s a quick history of the legality of homeschooling in North Carolina.

► Homeschoolers in North Carolina will register a Notice of Intent (NOI) with the Division of Non-Public Education. Their website lists out the homeschooling requirements and recommendations.

North Carolinians for Home Education (NCHE) offers an annual convention and graduation, hosts tons of articles on their website, links to local groups, monitors legislation that would affect homeschooling, and much more.

We’re compiling a list of field trips in North Carolina. Check back soon for details on where you can receive free or discounted admission, and fun, educational, or “off the beaten path” field trips.

Are you on Facebook? These state-wide groups can answer questions, offer support, and direct you to more local or specialized groups:

But HOW do I homeschool?

If you’re still wondering what on earth to do now, how to choose a curriculum, what planner is best, what your kids need to learn, etc., check out our page for families who are new to homeschooling. It’s filled with resources for beginner homeschoolers.