What is Homeschooling?

Getting Started

Sports eligibility

File your Affidavit

County Superintendent of Schools list 

Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA)



What is homeschooling?

In Arizona, homeschooling is defined as "a nonpublic school conducted primarily by the parent, guardian or other person who has custody of the child or nonpublic instruction provided in the child's home." according to A.R.S. §15-802

There are 5 required subjects which are: Reading, grammar, mathematics, social studies and science. A.R.S. §15-802

How do I start homeschooling?

To start homeschooling, you must file an affidavit with the county you reside in for children between the ages of 6 and 16. If your child is 6 and you wish to delay formal education until age 8, you may choose that option on the affidavit.  You have 30 days to file this affidavit after withdrawing from school, or after your child's 6th birthday if they have never attended school. Read the Arizona Revised Statute §15-802.

Are homeschool students eligible to participate in interscholastic activities?

Yes! A homeschooled child who resides within the attendance area of a public school shall be allowed to try out for interscholastic activities on behalf of the public school in the same manner as a pupil who is enrolled in that public school. Read the Arizona Revised Statute §15-802.01.

Where do I file my affidavit?

You file your affidavit with your County School Superintendent's office. Below is a listing of Arizona county offices. If you live in Maricopa County, please stop by and visit us.

Find a printable copy of the affidavit here. 


Maricopa County
4041 N. Central Ave., Ste. 1200
Phoenix, AZ  85012


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We are less than two miles from the Maricopa office.


Here is a list of Arizona County Superintendent of Schools.

Apache County Superintendent of Schools

75 North 1st West
St. Johns, AZ 85936
(928) 337-7539

Cochise County Superintendent of Schools

100 Clawson Ave., 3rd Floor Bisbee, AZ 85603 Ph: 520-432-8950

Coconino County Superintendent of Schools

2384 N Steves Boulevard
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Ph: 928-679-8070

Gila County Superintendent of Schools

1400 E. Ash St.
Globe, AZ 85501
Tel. (928) 402 8784

Graham County Superintendent of Schools

921 Thatcher Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Safford, AZ 85546
Phone: 928-428-2880

Greenlee County Superintendent of Schools

253 5th St
Clifton, AZ 85533
Phone: (928) 865-2072

La Paz County Superintendent of Schools

1112 S Joshua Avenue, Suite 205
Parker, AZ 85344
Phone: 928-669-6183

Maricopa County Superintendent of Schools

4041 N. Central Ave., Ste. 1200 Phoenix, AZ 85012 Phone: 602-506-3866

Mohave County Superintendent of Schools

700 W. Beale Street Kingman AZ 86401 Phone: 928-753-0747

Navajo County Superintendent of Schools

100 East Code Talkers Drive
South Highway 77
Holbrook, AZ 86025
Phone: (928) 524-4204

Navajo County Superintendent of Schools, Show Low Office

Navajo County Superintendent of Schools, Show Low Office
550 N. 9th Place
Show Low, AZ 85901
Phone: (928) 532-6005

Pima County Superintendent of Schools

200 N. Stone Ave. Tucson AZ, 85701 Phone: (520) 724-8451

Pinal County Superintendent of Schools

75 N. Bailey
Florence, Arizona 85132
Phone: (520) 866-6565

Santa Cruz county Superintendent of Schools

2150 N. Congress Drive Nogales, AZ 85621 Phone: 520-375-7800

Yavapai County Superintendent of Schools

2970 Centerpointe East Dr Prescott, AZ 86301 (928) 771-3544

Yuma County Superintendent of Schools

210 South First Avenue Yuma, Arizona 85364 Phone: (928) 373-1006

Schooling with an Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA)

Current AZ law allows families who choose ESA to educate their children at home, however, they are considered an ESA contract student and therefore do not fall under the homeschool laws. If you have an ESA for your child, you are NOT required to file an affidavit.


If you have any questions about home education, curriculum, testing, etc. please come visit us! We are happy to help you in anyway we can.