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Home Schooling (Competent Private Education)

Home schooling is instruction using a plan and a course of study in a setting other than a public or organized accredited nonpublic school. It includes competent private instruction (CPI) by a licensed practitioner or a non-licensed person, independent private instruction (IPI), home school assistance programs (HSAP), and non-accredited nonpublic schools. Iowa Code section 299A.1.

Here is a link to the Iowa Dept. of Education web page for Home Schooling (Competent Private Instruction).

Here is a link to the Network of Iowa Christian Home Educators, a good site for additional information about home schooling.

Here is a link to the Home School Legal Defense Association, another resource for information about home schooling.

Here is a link to the Home School Mom: Homeschooling in Iowa.

Here is a link to the Home Schooling Guide produced by Online Schools.org.

If you have useful links to add to this page, please contact Kevin Vidergar, Director of Teaching and Learning, at kevin.vidergar@perry.k12.ia.us.