Illinois Homeschool Laws

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You are required to provide an adequate course of instruction covering:

Language Arts, Math, Biological & Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Fine Arts and Physical Development & Health.

Instruction must be in English

Illinois considers homeschooling to be a “private school.” There are no registration requirements.

*The information on this page is for general use only. It should not be taken as legal advice. It is believed to be accurate however state and federal laws change every year. recommends joining an organization such as the Home School Legal Defense Association before your homeschooling adventure begins. HSLDA can provide complete, accurate, legal advice and services for homeschooling families.