Home Schooling in Baltimore County
Home schooling is an educational option for parents who wish to teach their own children at home. The regulations for home schooling are specified in the Code of Maryland Regulations, COMAR 13A.10.01.01—.05.

Effective July 1, 2017 – The Maryland Compulsory Attendance Law requires students to be enrolled in school or a home instruction program until the age of 18. For a copy of the document, The Maryland Compulsory Law as Applied to Home Instruction Student, click here.

Important Note - High school students participating in a home instruction program are not eligible for a diploma from Baltimore County Public Schools.

Notification of Intent to Provide Home Instruction
State regulation requires that a notification form is submitted to the local school system at least 15 days prior to beginning a home instruction program.  Parents/guardians may submit the 2017-2018 Notification Form to the Office of Educational Options - Home Schooling Program by e-mail, U.S. mail, or fax.

Office of Home Schooling
Tracey Randall
Office Phone: 443-809-2896
Fax: 410-296-0148
Office E-mail
Mailing Address
Office of Home Schooling
Baltimore County Public Schools
Jefferson Bldg., Lower Level
105. W. Chesapeake Avenue
Towson, MD 21204
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