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Homeschooling in South Carolina

Legal Options

There are three different ways to legally homeschool in South Carolina. In summary, the three ways are to:

  1. Register to homeschool with the school district
  2. Join SCAIS
  3. Join a Third Option Homeschool Association

The majority of FMAH members homeschool through joining a Third Option Homeschool Association. The Carolina Homeschooler website has posted the entire third option law with notes.

Homeschool Legal Defense Association also offers an easy to understand chart on the three legal options.

A complete listing of all laws regarding homeschooling can also be found on the SCHEA website.

Here is a partial list of Third Option Homeschool Associations:

Faithful Scholars

Palmetto Homeschool Association

Grace Homeschool Association

Homeward Education

More homeschool association information can be found on the SC Home Educators Association website.