If you are looking for information about home schooling your child in New York City, contact our Office of Home Schooling.
Office of Home Schooling
333 Seventh Avenue, Floor 7
New York, NY 10001
Director, Office of Home Schooling
High School Guidance Counselor
Middle School Guidance Counselor
Elementary School Guidance Counselor
How do I enroll my child in home schooling for this school year?
You must submit a Statement of Intent to home-school your child. You may submit the Letter of Intent to Letterofintent@schools.nyc.gov Please include the following information:
- Parent or Guardian name
- Your child’s name
- Child’s date of birth
- Home address
Where do I send documentation?
Parents of children who are currently home schooled in NYC must send all compliance items directly to the NYC Department of Education Office of Home Schooling, address provided above. We no longer accept compliance items sent by fax.
What do I need to send?
You must provide the items listed above each year by the following dates, however all Quarterly Report deadlines are suggested dates. Parents may specify similar Quarterly Report due dates on the Individualized Home Instruction Plan (IHIP). The number of reports should be proportional to the period of home instruction.
Annual Mandated Deadlines
- Letter of Intent
(Or within 14 days following the commencement of home instruction within the school district.)
- Individualized Home Instruction Plan (IHIP)
Or within four weeks of the receipt of the IHIP form. Later date applies.
- Quarterly Report #4 and Annual Assessment