Homeschooling Office
Last modified: 7/30/2014 5:28:36 PM
Home Schooling Introduction

Effective August 26th: A change has been made to the "Admission to Prince George's County Public Schools" form. This form has been updated and should be used when placing your child in PGCPS".  View form.

 Home Schooling Administrative Procedure

Reviews are due January 30 and June 30 of each school year - Portfolio Review Form 

Parents may select to participate in Home Schooling in a number of ways. All parents using either of the options below must complete and submit a Home Schooling Notification Form to the Prince George's County Public Schools' Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Academic Support, Home Schooling Office at ISSC, 9201 East Hampton Drive, Capitol Heights, MD 20743 notifying the school system of their intent and listing each child being instructed in this manner.

The Home Schooling Program options are:

  • Parents may provide Home Schooling themselves by instructing their children at home.  If this option is selected, supervision of their Home Schooling program must be provided by Prince George's County Public Schools through portfolio reviews of each child's work and the curriculum used. Parents may design their own curricula or use correspondence courses as guides.
  • Instruction may be provided in a non-public school or correspondence course that is registered with the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) to supervise Home Schooling. Also, included in this category are MSDE registered religious or church affiliated non-public schools. When parents select this option, supervision is given by a registered non-public school or correspondence course. Parents are still required to complete and submit the Home Schooling Notification Form to Prince George's County Public Schools notifying the public school of their intent.

For further information you may contact the Home Schooling Office at:
    Telephone: 301-333-1001
    Fax:         301-808-8312
     pgcps.homeschool@pgcps.org

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The Following Documents Are In PDF Format For Viewing And Printing:

Home Schooling Notification Form

Application For Admission To Prince George's County Public Schools

Requests For Tests For Student Programs: Course Credit By Examination For Grades 9-12

Nonpublic Entities Registered to Supervise Home Schooling

PGCPS Student's Page  

Portfolio Review Form