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  • Getting Started – AZ Homeschooling Laws

    2012 - 04.28

    Homeschool Law Summary for Arizona




    If you are considering homeschooling,  you will need to meet certain requirements as outlined by Arizona Revised Statutes.  These laws are addressed in ARS Title 15 - Education.  Click on the links below to view the statutes from the State of Arizona website.


    15-763. Plan for providing special education; definition

    15-745. Children instructed at home; testing; prohibition

    15-802. School instruction; exceptions; violations; classification; definitions 

    15-802.01. Children instructed at home; eligibility to participate in interscholastic activities

    15-828. Birth certificate; school records; exception




    Affidavit of Intent to Homeschool


    For each child to be homeschooled between the ages of 6 and 16, an Affidavit of Intent to Homeschool must be filed within 30 days of starting your homeschooling.  Please mail the completed and notarized affidavit to the County School Superintendent for the county in which you live.  Many counties have their own version of the affidavit, however, using a specific county form is not required by law.  

    It is suggested by AFHE (Arizona Families for Home Education) to use the form available on their website found here-  AFFIDAVIT OF INTENT TO HOMESCHOOL.


    Superintendent of Schools
    Dr. Don Covey
    4041 N. Central Ave., Ste. 1100 Phoenix, AZ 85012


    For counties outside of Maricopa, please refer to AFHE's page.

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