Home Education

Parent Responsibilities in Establishing a Home Schooling Program

  1. Send a notice of intent to home school to the Student Services- Home Education Department (Intent to Home School Form)
  2. Maintain a portfolio of records
  3. Make your portfolio available for inspection by the superintendent upon a 15-day written notice
  4. Submit an annual evaluation for each home schooled child to the Home Education Department
  5. Preserve the portfolio of each home schooled child for two years
  6. Submit a letter of termination upon completion of your home education program, upon enrollment in a public or private school, or upon moving from St. Lucie County

 

Florida law regarding Home Education

Statutes 1002.41
https://www.flsenate.gov/Laws/Statutes/2010/1002.41

  • Home education students may participate in interscholastic extracurricular student activities in accordance with the provisions of 1006.15.
  • Home education students may participate in the Bright Futures Scholarship Program in accordance with the provisions of 1009.53.
  • Home education students may participate in dual enrollment programs in accordance with the provisions of 1007.27 and 1007.271.
  • Home education students are eligible for admission to community colleges in accordance with the provisions of 1007.263.
  • Home education program students may receive testing and evaluation services at diagnostic and resource centers, in accordance with the provisions of 1006.03.

Contact Information

Dr. Lilia Kneidel at (772) 429-4510

 

All forms should be completed and returned to:

St Lucie Public Schools
Student Services
Attention: Home Education Department
9461 Brandywine Lane
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986