Homeschool Questions & Answers

Here are some answers to common homeschooling questions. And, if your question isn't answered below, feel free to send us an email for a personal reply!

How much does it cost to homeschool?

That's a wide-open question that every family will have to answer for themselves. We know of families who homeschool all their children for less than $100 per year, and we know families who pay several times that amount per child.…Read

Our family and friends think we’re crazy - how can we prove we’re doing the right thing?

It won't be easy to convince skeptical friends and family members that you're doing the right thing to homeschool. Most of the time, their minds are already made up. Somehow, homeschooling seems to be one of those polarizing issues in…Read

Can a parent homeschool successfully, even without a teaching degree?

Most homeschool parents have no teaching degree, or even any teaching experience. Many (although certainly not all) of those who do have teaching degrees often say that they have to "unlearn" everything they were taught about…Read

Are there any statistics for or against homeschooling?

Over the years, there have been a number of studies done on the effectiveness of homeschooling. The research typically shows that homeschooled students perform well above their public schooled peers on standardized achievement tests.…Read