A. states that every child between the ages of six and sixteen years
shall attend a school and shall be provided instruction in at least the subjects
of reading, grammar, mathematics, social studies and science. The person who has
custody of the child shall choose a public, private, charter or home school.
If the parent/guardian of the child chooses home school they must file an "Affidavit
of Intent" with the County School Superintendent’s Office within 30 days from the
time the child begins home schooling. Your signature must be notarized on the
affidavit. If home schooling of the child is terminated the parent/guardian
must notify the County School Superintendent’s Office within 30 days. Should the
child go back to home school the parent/guardian must file a new affidavit with
the County School Superintendent’s Office. Print the form, available on menu to
the left, and fill it out. Return it to the Navajo County School Superintendent’s
Certified Birth Certificate
The Navajo County School Superintendent’s Office must see the original birth certificate
in-person or by mail. A certified copy of the original birth certificate is acceptable.
A hospital birth record IS NOT a certified birth certificate. A certified birth
certificate is issued by the state in which the child is born.
A. Notwithstanding any other law, a child who resides within the attendance
area of a public school and who is homeschooled shall be allowed to try out for
interscholastic activities on behalf of the public school in the same manner as
a pupil who is enrolled in that public school. Registration, age eligibility requirements,
fees, insurance, transportation, physical condition, qualifications, responsibilities,
event schedules, standard of behavior and performance policies for homeschooled
students shall be consistent with those policies established for students enrolled
in that public school.The individual providing the primary instruction of a child
who is homeschooled shall submit written verification that provides:
the student is receiving a passing grade in each course or subject being taught.
- Whether the student is maintaining satisfactory progress towards advancement
B. A child who is homeschooled and who was previously enrolled in a
public, private or charter school shall be ineligible to participate in interscholastic
activities for the remainder of the school year during which the child was enrolled
in a school.
C. A school district shall not contract with any private entity that
supervises interscholastic activities if the private entity prohibits the participation
of homeschooled children in interscholastic activities at public, private or charter
The County School Superintendent’s Office does not provide testing for homeschooled
students. Pursuant to ARS§15-745.
A. This article shall not be construed to require the testing of children who are instructed in a home school program while they are receiving home school instruction.
B. A child who enrolls in a kindergarten program
or grades one through twelve after receiving instruction in a home school program
shall be tested pursuant to this article in order to determine the appropriate grade
level for the educational placement of the child.
Other Information Sources
Arizona Families for Home Education
P.O. Box 2035
Chandler, AZ 85244-2035
Office Contact Person
For questions or more information please contact Selena Nells by phone
at 928-524-4204 or email her at Selena.Nells@NavajoCountyAz.gov