Home Schooling Office

Home Schooling


 The Home Schooling Office provides supports for parents and ensures that children will receive regular and thorough instruction.



The choice to homeschool will empower parents and maximize each child’s individual potential for success. 

Please call ahead and make an appointment to ensure someone is available to assist you when you visit: (301) 333-1001.



The winter 2018 portfolio review scheduling system will be available on December 1, 2017. Portfolio reviews will be held on the dates and locations listed below:         




January 2 – January 5

Oxon Hill Staff Development Center

7711 Livingston Road

Oxon Hill, MD 20745


January 8 – January 12

Prince George's Plaza Community Center

6600 Adelphi Rd

Hyattsville, MD  20782


January 16 – January 19

Bowie Gymnasium

4100 Northview Dr

Bowie, MD  20716

January 22 – January 26

Upper Marlboro Community Center

5400 Race Track Rd

Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

January 29 – February 2

Oxon Hill Staff Development Center

7711 Livingston Road

Oxon Hill, MD 20745


February  5 - February 9

Bowie Gymnasium

4100 Northview Dr

Bowie, MD  20716



 Enroll in  Home Schooling 

Enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year is now open.  Parents who are new to home schooling and parents who plan to continue home schooling their children next year can register at this time.  Parents should complete and submit a signed Home Schooling Notification Form to the Home Schooling Office at pgcps.homeschool@pgcps.org. A student must turn 5 years old before September 1, 2017 in order to qualify for home schooling under PGCPS supervision.

Home Schooling applications take approximately 15 days to process.  Parents will need to take a copy of the endorsed Home Schooling Notification Form to the boundary school for official withdrawal.

Click here to complete the Home Schooling Notification Form.  


 Schedule a Portfolio Review

Home schooling parents are required to have two portfolio reviews each year. Portfolio reviews will be conducted at multiple locations throughout the county.  Parents should choose the portfolio review for the location and date that is most convenient to them. Families with more than one student should be mindful to schedule a time slot for each individual student. Families scheduling multiple students will remain with the same reviewer.


Enrolling into PGCPS from Home Schooling

In order to enroll a student from Home Schooling into PGCPS, parents must complete the  Application for Admission to PGCPS  (PS-48 form).  The form must  should be submitted to the Home Schooling Office and endorsed by a Home Schooling Office official prior to enrollment.









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