New to Homeschooling

The primary education years are very important.  They not only shape your child's personality but shapes their attitude toward learning.  Families choose to home school their children for many reasons.  Many are looking for flexibility while others want to take more control over their child's education.  Home school is becoming a more popular option as it gives families the flexibility and freedom to choose how they want their child to be educated.   

There are many home school options available.  Families who are looking to home school should do their research to find the best alternative for their families.   For your convenience, MYS has put together a few homeschool organizations that provide curriculum for grades K through 12.

Calvert

Person Homeschool

Homeschool Academy

Abeka

Timber Doodle

Power Homeschooling

The Schoolhouse Teacher

Home School Regulations

Below you will find information regarding homeschool laws. You will receive information on what you need to do to get started and gain an understanding what is needed for attendance, state testing requirements, and how to keep records for review,  such as portfolios.  It is always a good idea to familiarize yourself with the laws in your state since regulations change from state to state.

HSLDA

Home school Legal Defense

Home School Legal Defense Association is a nonprofit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the upbringing and education of their children and to protect family freedoms. We provide homeschooling-related legal advice and representation to our over 80,000 member families, promote homeschool-friendly legislation at the state and federal levels, and offer information and resources to encourage and support all homeschoolers.

PA Homeschool Law

Tips for Getting Started

What you should know.

Home Education

PDE

PDE Home Education and Private Tutoring webpage contains information relevant to parents and guardians, evaluators, private tutors, school districts, businesses and institutions of higher learning

Homeschool Groups by County

 There are many home school groups that parents can join for support and  socialization. 

Motivated Young Scholars host annual community fairs where parents can come to learn about the various options available for their young learners.  Our Back to School Community Fair is held each summer in August.  Parents receive free books, food, resources and enjoy live entertainment. 

During the course of the year, home-school learners are able to attend our center for extra-curricular activities, instructional support, workshops, classes, field trips, and social activities.  Check out the event section for updates on parent meetings, classes, and social events.    

 

Motivated Young Scholars

For more information on how you can help, contact us at the information below.  A representative will contact you within 48 hours.  

Email: motivatedyoungscholars@gmail.com

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Philadelphia, PA 19144

(Entrance B- Roberts Avenue)

Mailing Address: 1222 S. Edgewood Street,                                        Philadelphia, PA 19143

Phone: 484-243-0332

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