Did you know?
- An estimated 1.6–2.0 million children homeschool in the United States, and the number of families choosing to homeschool grows at an estimated annual rate of 7–15 percent.
- On average, homeschool students in grades 1–4 perform one grade level higher than their public and private counterparts. By grade 8, homeschool students perform four grade levels above the average.
- Homeschoolers tend to score above the national average on both their SAT and ACT scores. In fact, homeschoolers have an unbroken record for the last 10 years—since 1996, when testing officials started tracking them—of scoring higher on the ACT than the average.
- Data on homeschool students' activities and community involvement reveal that, on average, these children are engaged in 5.2 activities outside the home, with 98% involved in two or more.
- Compared to other states, Texas has some of the most favorable education laws supporting home education. There are no government registration mandates, curriculum requirements, or standardized test requirements.