New Mexico Education Code
AN A TO Z RESOURCE
Not intended as legal advice. For your information only. New
law eliminates testing and keeping attendance records. Health
records may be kept at home.
Home Schools - Overview from the NM PED
Home schools are operated by a parent or legal guardian of a
school-age person who instructs a home study program, including
but not limited to reading, language arts, mathematics, social
studies, and science. These students are not considered public
school students and do not receive credits for the courses, unless
the home study program is through an accredited correspondence
Home School FAQ
How do we register? What are the requirements? May I homeschool
another's child? Can my child participate in school sports? Where
do I get curriculum?
Home-schoolers allowed one sport
Senate bill 1098 permits home-schooled athletes to participate in "one school district athletic activity at the public school in the attendance zone in which the student resides," in accordance with New Mexico Activities Association guidelines, the bill states.
Home School Operators Procedures Manual
Revised May 2008. The purpose of the Procedures Manual for Home School Operators
in New Mexico is to provide parents, legal guardians, and
local school district officials direction for implementing the
most recent legislation.
Notification of Establishment of a Home School Form SDE 542-99a
This online form must be completed and submitted to the state
superintendent within thirty days of the establishment of a home
school and by April 1 of each subsequent year.
This is a list for Christian homeschooling parents in New Mexico
and the whole Southwest. Parents to be, those thinking about
homeschooling and those from other states are welcome also.
New Mexico Homeschool Community
We are network of homeschoolers, both groups and individuals primarily in New Mexico but also including the states of Texas, Colorado and Arizona. This community welcomes all religions, all cultures, all styles of homeschooling and teaching
NM Pagan Parents
A support and networking list for pagan parents and pagan home
educators in New Mexico.
Southwest Eclectic Homeschoolers
We invite families in the Durango, Silverton, Cortez, Mancos,
and Bayfield areas of Colorado as well as the Aztec, Cedar Hill,
and Farmington areas of New Mexico to post any social or educational
events or information on this site. We are a loose community
of homeschoolers and unschoolers who welcome all regardless of
educational methods or religious beliefs.
ABQ Homeschool Science Co-operative
A cooperative group meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico where
all members share, present and discover the world of science
with our 5 to 10 year old children.
Albuquerque Home Learners
A diverse, yet unified organization of homeschooling families
who work collectively and cooperatively to provide encouragement,
support, resources, and both social and educational activities
and opportunities to its members and their children.
Albuquerque Homeschool Co-op
A support group offering homeschooling families social support,
fun, and enriching educational activities. Our busy group welcomes
homeschoolers regardless of religious belief or educational philosophy.
Our main goal is to foster a local friendships with like-minded Unschoolers & Radical Unschoolers within Albuquerque. We create and participate in numerous activities each month in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho. But mostly Albuquerque because too many of our members get lost in Rio Rancho.
Rio Grande Homeschoolers
Our co-op is intended as a place where all homeschool families are welcome and encouraged to participate in the way they best see fit. Our group currently serves the greater Albuquerque area: Rio Rancho, Albuquerque, East Mountains, Bernalillo and growing.
EAST OF ALBUQUERQUE
East Mountain, Moriarty, Estancia Valley
New Mexico Homeschooled Tweens
Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, East Mountains area. Together we will
plan activities, play dates, movie, games, and educational events
for our 8-13 year old homeschooled kids.
OLE-O.L.E. stands for Outer Limits Educators, referring to those
on the Outer Limits of the greater Albuquerque area. This group
was started to provide East Mountain homeschoolers with secular
and all-inclusive homeschool support.
East Mountain Diversity Homeschoolers
This group is for people that embrace diversity(different religions and beliefs, races, methods of homeschooling, etc.) who homeschool or unschool in the East Mountain Area of New Mexico. We will be having families from Willard, Estancia, Edgewood, Stanley, Moriarity, etc.
Homeschool Enrichment Network & Co-op
An inclusive group of home educators located in the Las Cruces, New Mexico area.
Las Cruces Homeschool
Looking to share ideas and network? Just trying to get started?
New homeschoolers needed to build community in Las Cruces! No
WEHST in El Paso
An Inclusive, Non-discriminating group of homeschooling families.
WEHST Members come from a variety of backgrounds, lifestyles,
religions and beliefs and we encourage our children to appreciate
and understand those diversities.
The scope of this group includes anything that might be pertinent
to homeschooling or children in the Los Alamos area: Los Alamos,
White Rock, Jemez, Espanola, Ojo Caliente, Pojoaque, La Cueva,
El Rito, Abiquiu and any of the other surrounding areas.
Holy Faith Home Educators
Catholic homeschooling families offering each other friendship,
encouragement and support in the Santa Fe area.
Home Learning Community of Santa Fe
We are a group of homeschool families in the Santa Fe and Northern
New Mexico area. The purpose of this message board is to provide
a vehicle for the free, uncensored, and timely exchange of information
and ideas regarding homeschooling.
Santa Fe Community School Home Study Program
Umbrella school which provides structure and direction for homeschooling families to maintain comprehensive records and educate their children. Based on those records we issue credits, diplomas and transcripts.
Santa Fe Homeschool Association
A cooperative group of homeschooling families residing in and
around Santa Fe. All are welcome to join our friendly group,
regardless of homeschool methods, personal philosophies, or religious
OTHER AREAS OF NEW MEXICO
Deming New Mexico Catholic Homeschoolers
We are faithful to the Holy Father and the Magisterium of the Church. The main purpose of this group site is to organize group get-togethers and events.
Lea County Homeschool Association
We provide two, 8 week, co-op sessions per year for children
of all ages in our association. Dues are $10 per family per semester.
Sandia Lone Scouts New Mexico
We are a small group of homeschoolers, within sight of the Sandia
Mountains in Central New Mexico, who prefer to work independantly
toward the goals of boy scouting.
Sharing Homes And Resources for Education
SHARE is a support group at Holloman AFB, near Alamogordo; includes
military as well as civilian homeschoolers.
South West At-home Teens
This group is for homeschooled and unschooled teens in our local Southwest area (southern NM/ west Texas). We are non-discriminating and inclusive of all at-home teens in the area regardless of religion, learning style, or level.
Southern NM Homeschool Association
Southern New Mexico's source for park days, field trips, events,
cooperative learning and support for homeschoolers in the area.
Includes the Deming, Las Cruces, Silver City and Lordsburg areas.