Nebraska Homeschool Info

The links below to official Nebraska homeschool information were checked August 1, 2020. It is always best to directly read Nebraska homeschool information on the State of Nebraska homeschool or FAQ page, so you are getting current information!

Nebraska Dept. of Education Website

Nebraska Dept. of Education Exempt School (Homeschool) FAQ (pdf)

Nebraska  Dept. of Education Homeschooling web page

Taken from the above link: “A Rule 13 exemption election filing applies only to traditional “homeschooling.” If the student is schooling at home due to a school closure, or through remote learning, and is still enrolled in that approved or accredited public or private school, a Rule 13 filing does not apply.” 

Nebraska  Homeschooling Code and Rule 13 page

Nebraska Homeschooling Statistics 2018-19

Always check directly with the official Nebraska Dept. of Education website to verify information. Even if some states may not require it, it is usually a good idea to let your last school know you will not be returning to avoid being counted as absent.

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Please let us know if we should include any other Nebraska homeschooling information, link problems, or updated requirements. provides direct links to state government sites, so you get accurate and up-to-date information! By checking your state department of education website above, you get current information instead of 3rd party websites’ information that could be old information! States are changing their information much more often than past years due to covid-19! We regularly checks links to make sure the state has not changed pages or page addresses, but if you find a link that doesn’t work, the main Department of Education page is included above in case you want to use their search feature to find the information yourself. For example, search for “schooling at home”, “homeschool”, “home school”, “home instruction”, “nonpublic”, or “compulsory school attendance”. However, be careful since a search may return results for old web pages or documents. By checking your state department of education homeschool related page, you get current information instead of 3rd party websites’ information that could be old information!

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