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Homeschooling

Homeschooling

Welcome

Welcome to the Home Education and Private Tutoring website. The information contained within these pages center around the requirements to Home School or Private Tutor a child in The School District of Philadelphia.

Submitting Documentation

All Homeschooling and Private Tutoring documentation should be submitted to The School District of Philadelphia using one of these three methods (in order of preference). 

  1. In person at 440 N. Broad St: All portfolios, affidavits, objectives and notices of intention of enrollment will be reviewed, and a receipt will be provided at that time.
  2. Via E-Mail: Portfolios, affidavits, objectives and notices of intention of enrollment will be reviewed in the order in which your E-Mail was received. Your receipt will be sent to you Via E-Mail. (homeschooling@philasd.org)
  3. By certified mail: LEAST OPTIMAL METHOD Please do not use this method of submitting your portfolios, affidavits, objectives and notices of intention of enrollment, unless absolutely necessary. Receipts will only be provided if you send a self addressed stamped envelope. 

Further Assistance

For the complete information about Homeschooling and Private Tutoring in the state of Pennsylvania and The School District of Philadelphia, please visit the Pennsylvania Department of Education website, Home Education and Private Tutoring webpage.

If you have more detailed questions you can contact Shawn Baker at homeschooling@philasd.org or 215-400-6695.