Got questions about homeschooling? Get Answers from HEAV's Yvonne Bunn, director of homeschool support and government affairs!

Homeschool Probation by Mistake

A. I received a letter that I have been put on probation! I hand-delivered my Notice of Intent and test scores at the same time. My children scored above average. What should I do?

B. This may be a mistake. I hope you asked for a receipt from the superintendent’s representative when you delivered your materials. This is proof of the date the superintendent’s office received your information. A phone call with this information should solve the problem quickly.

If you don’t have dated evidence of delivering your Notice of Intent (NOI) and test scores, then you should resend them. Find your copy of the original NOI form you filed and your original test score report.

Call the superintendent’s office and ask to speak with the person who signed the letter. (Do not attempt to explain this information to a secretary.) Tell her that you hand-delivered both documents together on the same date. Ask if she will double check to see if they have them. If they still cannot find them, offer to re-send the test scores. I would send them certified, return-receipt in order to have a record that you mailed them and that they received them.

Request that the superintendent send another letter stating that you are in compliance with the homeschool statute for this school year. I expect this will clear up the situation. If not, contact me and we will work with you to get this resolved.

Like this post? Never miss another!

Get the weekly Update every Wednesday!

2 Responses
  1. Carmella

    Hello! Someone in my Facebook group distributed this website
    with us so I came to take a look. I’m undoubtedly enjoying the information. I’m bookmarking and will
    likely be tweeting this to my followers! Excellent blog and exceptional style and design.

  2. Yvonne Bunn

    We’re so glad it is helpful and interesting to you! We’re glad to have you 🙂

*Text HEAV to 88588 to get a text reminder when the Update is published on Wednesdays!

Like This Series?

Get the next one delivered right to your inbox!
Subscribe now!
Recent Posts
Sticks, Stones, and Chicken Bones How can HSLDA help me? Join today!
Free Homeschool Deals Homeschool Foundation
Little Learning Lovies vex_robotics
Scroll to top


40,000+ subscribers already enjoy our premium stuff.

Skip to content