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Home Education

Home Education
Home Education is an educational choice option that satisfies the requirement for regular school attendance. Curricular decisions are determined by the parent. If you are interested in starting a Home Education Program you will need to register your program with the Department of Student Services. One we receive your application you may begin initiating your program. The notice must be in writing, signed by the parent/guardian, and include the following information: Full legal names, addresses, and birth dates of all children that shall be enrolled as students in the home education program. You may provide this notification by submitting a Letter of Intent to Home Education provided in the Home Education Documents section below to the Department of Student Services.
Home Education Enrollment Procedures
Home Education Registrations may be completed in person at the Department of Student Services, via mail, or electronically. To establish a Home Education Program (to register your child/children) via mail or electronically please utilize the following procedures:
Enrollment Via Mail Electronic Enrollment
School District of DeSoto County
Attn: Student Services
310 W Whidden Street
Arcadia, FL 34266
Please call (863) 993-1333 if you have any questions.