A parent who teaches homeschool must turn in a Full Report to the student’s resident school superintendent:

_____ By October 1 of the first year that you homeschool in Minnesota;
_____Within 15 days of withdrawing a child from public school in order to homeschool.
_____Within 15 days of moving out of a district, the parent must notify the old district of the move, and by October 1 to the superintendent (Office of Elementary & Secondary Education) when new residence is established.

Please note that you will not be able to attach immunization records or other attachments.  Please email or mail any additional documents to:  dipaprocki@rochester.k12.mn.us or Rochester Public Schools, Diane Paprocki, 615 7th Street SW, Rochester, MN  55902.

In subsequent years, the parent turns in a Letter of Intent to Continue to Provide Instruction by October 1 of each year.


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* 1. Primary Instructor Information:

Date / Time

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* 2. Address

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* 3. Secondary Instructor Information, if any:

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* 4. Accreditation - Is the homeschool accredited by a Minnesota state recognized accrediting agency?

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* 5. If yes, provide name of accrediting agency and dates for which accrediting is granted:

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* 6. Evidence of Instructor Qualifications

How is/are the instructors qualifying to homeschool under Minnestoa Statutes, Section 120A.22, subd. 10 (Instructor Requirements)?  Check all that apply and submit request documentation.

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* 7. Student(s):  Attach immunization statement or notarized statement of Conscientious Objection.  (Update immunization information in 7th grade (age 12) for each student.

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* 8. Student(s) Cont.

Important Law Changes:  Maintaining and Submitting Documentation and Scores

Changes in 2011 to Minnesota's Compulsory Instruction law, Minnesota Statutes, instructions do not need to submit calendars or report cards to superintendents while they are still homeschooling.

However, state law requires home instructors to maintain information on curriculum, instruction and all required testing (including annual and supplemental tests, proof of testing administration and scores).  This information, including scores, must be submitted to public schools when enrolling as public students after homeschooling.  It also must be submitted to county attorney if requested related to Compulsory Instruction or educational neglect cases.

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* 9. Proposed Annual Nationally Normed Achievement Test Plan:  Superintendent Must Mutually Agree

MDE suggested tests may be obtained from the Homeschool Service of the Minnesota Statewide Testing Program at the University of Minnesota, 879 29th Avenue SE, Room 103, Minneapolis, MN  55414; phone (612) 626-1803

The tests listed below are commonly used however, you may choose to select another Nationally normed test.

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* 10. Proposed Annual nationally normed Achievement test Plan: Superintendent Must Mutually Agree

MDE suggested test may be obtained from the Homeschool Service of the Minnesota Statewide Testing Program at the University of Minnesota, 879 29th Avenue SE, Room 103, Minneapolis, MN 55414. (612) 626-1803

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