Home Schooling

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What do you need as a home school student from Douglas ESD when applying for scholarships?


Home schooled students are eligible to participate in interscholastic activities at their local public school. This eligibility is contingent upon the student receiving a test score at or above the 23rd percentile on an annual standardized achievement test.

The Oregon Sports and Athletic Association (OSAA) governs student participation in sports/athletics in public schools.

Forms & Testing/Assessment

Intent to Home School Registration is required for each child being taught at home by a parent or legal guardian. An acknowledgement letter will be sent within 90 days after the Douglas ESD receives the form(s).

Oregon Guidelines for Home Schooling Questions and Answers updated 2015-2016 school year as of  May 2016

Home Schooling

The Home schooling Department registers students in Douglas County whose parents or legal guardians intend to educate their children at home. Students between the ages of seven (if birth date is prior to September 1) and 18 who are home schooled are required to be registered with their local Education Service District. The educational progress of home schooled students is monitored on the basis of results from standardized achievement tests at the completion of grades 3, 5, 8 and 10 (OAR 581-021-0026).

Douglas Education Service District | 1871 NE Stephens | Roseburg, OR 97470
Telephone: 541.440.4777 | Fax: 541.440.4771

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