Parents/guardians who wish to homeschool their child and who reside in Arlington County, are required to notify the superintendent of their intention to provide home instruction for their children in lieu of school attendance.
Please use the links below to explore the requirements and notification procedures which you must follow in order to be in compliance with state and federal law.
2021-2022 FALL TESTING UPDATE
Students being instructed while on Home Instruction may take the PSAT once through their home schools at no cost. Please contact your home school administrator by September 15th to register for the PSAT. To register for the SAT exam, you will find a location and register via the following website: https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register.
Additionally, students may register for AP exams administered during the period of May 2-16, 2022 for a fee. Financial assistance is available based on evidence of need as determined by the standards for Free and Reduced Lunch. Please contact your home school by October 15, 2021 if your child will be participating in AP exam. Registration for AP exams is now done online, and your child will need the code from the school to register for each exam they are taking.
- Notice of Intent to Provide Home Instruction 2021-22
- APS Policy on Home Instruction (J-5.3.2)
- APS Policy Implementation Procedures (J-5.3.2 PIP-1)
- College Readiness:To help students keep their college readiness skills sharp when many schools are closed, the College Board and Khan Academy will continue to provide free resources online, including full-length practice tests and personalized learning tools at khanacademy.org/sat.