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Home Schooling Information


Home-based instruction (i.e., home schooling) may be provided by a parent who has filed a declaration of intent to provide home-based instruction with the Shoreline district office by September 15 of the school year or within two (2) weeks of the beginning of any public school quarter or semester, with the superintendent of the public school district within which the parent resides.

Home-Based Instruction Board Policy #3114

Home-Based Instruction Board Procedure #3114P

Family Information and Forms

If you wish to homeschool, you will choose the curriculum and provide the instruction for your child. Here are the steps you must take for students age 8 and older:

1) Complete and submit the Declaration of Intent to Provide Home-Based Instruction, and

2) If your child is currently enrolled in a Shoreline school, email the school registrar of the former school for the child who you will be homeschooling. 

You may return to public school at any time.

Families who are new to homeschooling often have many varied questions.  Click HERE to go to the OSPI website for other resources. 

Home Education Exchange

Shoreline School District’s Home Education Exchange offers support to parents who choose to educate their children at home. The Home Education Exchange (HEE) recognizes the parent as the primary teacher for the child and provides resources to member families to ensure a high-quality learning experience consistent with the expectations of the student’s family. The HEE is an Alternative Learning Experience operating in WA for students in Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Documents and Forms

Declaration of Intent to Provide Home-Based Instruction

Request for Part-Time Attendance or Ancillary Services

Home-Based Instruction  

Contact Information

Dawn Hamid
Student Service Specialist