According to state law, children must be enrolled in school from age 5 to 18. If you would like to teach your child at home, you must fill out and submit the Home Schooling Notification Form.
To discuss options or obtain additional information, please connect with City Schools’ Home Schooling team (TJones03@bcps.k12.md.us) or 410-396-0775.
Note: The Home Schooling office is located at 2000 Edgewood Street, Baltimore, MD 21216
If you do not elect to follow correspondence courses under the supervision of an approved nonpublic school or religious organization, you must maintain a portfolio of student materials for periodic review by City Schools staff. The portfolio should include
The portfolio should be assembled in a tabbed notebook or pocket folder, with work arranged chronologically within subject areas. A composition or spiral notebook should be included for each subject.
The portfolio will be reviewed in a face-to-face session with City Schools staff, for approximately 45 minutes. Your child is welcome to attend the review meeting, but it is not necessary.
Portfolios will be evaluated according to the following criteria: