Guide to Homeschooling in Virginia

Find answers to common questions shared by many prospective and new homeschoolers.

As a public service, VaHomeschoolers has compiled this Guide for those who homeschool or who are curious about homeschooling. Some of this information is specific to Virginia, while other parts of the Guide apply to homeschooling regardless of location.

Homeschooling 101

Here you will find information to help you better understand what homeschooling is.


Ready to homeschool? Here’s what you need to do.

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Laws & Policies

A detailed look at the laws surrounding homeschooling.

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Ages & Stages

Each age brings a different set of variables. Here are some ideas for navigating them.

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Curriculum & Resources

So many options! Get some ideas to set you on your way.

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Styles & Approaches

Ultimately the method you use to homeschool is one that works for your family. Here are common options.