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Rules & Statutes
Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) and Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) with information for families considering home schooling their child(ren).




ORS Chapter 339 - School Attendance; Admission; Discipline; Safety


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The sections listed below pertain specifically to Home Schooling Statutes.

  • ORS 339.010 - School attendance required
  • ORS 339.020 Duty to send children to school
  • ORS 339.060 Exemptions from compulsory attendance
  • ORS 339.035 Teaching by private teacher, parent or guardian
  • ORS 339.460 Homeschooled students’ participation in interscholastic activities


Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR), Division 21 - School Governance


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The sections listed below pertain specifically to Home Schooling Rules.

  • OAR 581-021-0026 Examination of Children Instructed by Parent, Legal Guardian or Private Teacher
  • OAR 581-021-0029 Home Schooling for Children with Disabilities
  • OAR 581-021-0033 Interscholastic Activities Eligibility Requirement for Home School Students
  • OAR 581-021-0034 Administration of Interscholastic Activities
  • OAR 581-021-0035 Appeal of Ineligibility Decisions
  • OAR 581-021-0076 Exemption from Compulsory Attendance
  • OAR 581-021-0077 Compulsory Attendance Notices and Citation

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