School Choice/Magnet/Home Education

Home Education

Home education is defined by Florida Statute as “sequentially progressive instruction of a student directed by his or her parent in order to satisfy the attendance requirements of SS. 1002.41, 1003. 01 (4), and 1003.21 (1).”

To establish a Home Education program, you must notify the Superintendent of Schools in writing of your intent to initiate a Home Education program.
If you are withdrawing from a Hernando County School please contact your school to continue.
Please follow the instructions below to get started.
Please feel free to contact the office with any questions or concerns by email at or 352-797-7000 extensions 448 or 478 or .
To register for Hernando eSchool classes after registering as a Home Education student Contact Hernando eSchool at 352-797-7072.


Home Education families may request testing. For more information on what is available please visit: Assessment and Accountability.

The next test window will be for the Grades 3 - 10 FSA English Language Arts 5th and 8th grade FSA Science, 3 - 8 FSA Mathematics, the Algebra 1, Geometry, Biology, US History End of Course Exams, and the Florida Civic Literacy Exam. Registration is now open and will close on Friday, March 4, 2022. The test window begins on April 5, 2022. Shortly after you register, you will be contacted with your student's specific test date/s and times.
The deadline to register for Spring Testing has closed.

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