Broward 
County Public Schools Student Services Department

Home Education

 

Welcome to Broward Home Education

In observance of summer hours, the office will be closed on Fridays from June 16- August 11.

Student Working on Laptop

If you are choosing to enroll into Home Education, please read the information below.  You may click on any of the blue highlighted links, forms or statutes for further directions and procedures to comply with Home Education Enrollment.

Home education is in lieu of attending a public, charter or private school.

Upon deciding to establish and maintain a home education program for your child, you will be governed by Florida statutes regarding compulsory school age attendance laws as they relate to home education.  A student must be of school age to be enrolled in Home Education, as specified in section 1003.21, Florida Statutes.

Home Education is 100% parent driven.  By enrolling in home education, the parent is assuming all educational responsibilities regardless of the mechanism used to educate their child.  This includes all virtual (FLVS), correspondence, on-line curriculum or support groups.  The Home Education Office does not have access to any of the above third party educational records.

Students with a prior pattern of public school non-attendance will be subject to monthly portfolio reviews.

Please note that Broward County Public Schools and the Home Education Office does not issue a high school diploma or certificate of completion, books, curricula or materials.

Please click on the links below for more details about Home Education.

Enrollment/ Notice of Intent
Responsibilities/ Annual Evaluation
Testing  (Window is closed)
Dual Enrollment / Bright Futures
EL7 form Florida High School Athletic and School Music Association
Termination
Parent/Guardian Home Education Portfolio Review Committee
Contact Us / Resources

Information Corner

Home Education Brochure
Broward Virtual School  Full-Time   (Window is open)
FPEA Recommended Parent Groups
State University Matrix 2016
Broward Technical Colleges

 

The original annual evaluation must be submitted by mail.

For your convenience, all other correspondence can be submitted via e-mail, fax or mail:
 
Home Education Office
Lauderdale Manors Early Learning & Family Resource Center
1400 NW 14 Court
Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 33311
 
Phone:        754 321-1558
Fax:             754 321-1694
Email:       home.education@browardschools.com
(you will receive an automated confirmation of receipt)
 

Information about establishing a program, annual evaluations, dual enrollment opportunities, termination, helpful websites, etc. may be found in frequently asked questions –  FAQ

 

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