Home Schooling

Information for Homeschool Families


The following information is being provided to assist you in complying with Arizona Revised Statutes (ARS) regarding students instructed at home:

  1. Notification (ARS 15-802)
  2. Instruction & Curriculum
  3. Activities (ARS 15-802.01.A)
  4. Testing
  5. Apply to College

Notification to the School Superintendent (ARS Section 15-802)

An Affidavit of Intent (PDF) must be filed within 30 days of the beginning of home instruction. The signature on the affidavit must be notarized.

The parent or guardian of the child receiving home school instruction in Cochise County is required to provide one of the following to this office:

  1. A certified copy of the pupil's birth certificate
  2. Other reliable proof of the pupil's identity and age, including the pupil's baptismal certificate, an application for a social security number or original school registration records and an affidavit explaining the inability to provide a copy of the birth certificate
  3. A letter from the authorized representative of an agency having custody of the pupil pursuant to title 8, chapter 2 certifying that the pupil has been placed in the custody of the agency as prescribed by law

Our office must be notified within 30 days of the termination of home instruction. The Home School Withdrawal Form (PDF) may be used. This form may also be used for a change of address.

If you have any questions or require any further assistance, please email Cindy Morales, Homeschool Liaison or call 520-803-3380.