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.

To terminate your Home Education program, you must submit an Evaluation and Letter of Termination.  A  link to the 'Notice to Terminate' form is below.

Please feel free to contact the office with any questions or concerns by email at homeeducation@hcsb.k12.fl.us or 352-797-7000 extension 478.

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 , contact Academic Services at (352) 797-7000, extension 478.
The deadline to sign up for summer testing June 15, 2024.

Home School 2023-2024 Testing



2023-2024  FAST Testing

Home Education students will only be able to participate in AP 3 during the weeks of May 1st - June 2nd. EOC testing will still be available at certain times throughout the school year: in the Fall, Winter, and Spring.