Home School Statistics: Market Report & Data

Statistic 1

"Approximately 3.3 percent of the school-age population was homeschooled in the United States in 2016."

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Statistic 2

"In 2011, 91% of parents who homeschooled their children reported that a concern about the environment of other schools was an important reason for homeschooling their child."

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Statistic 3

"Prior to the pandemic, the number of homeschooled students was growing at an estimated rate of 2-8% per annum over the past several years."

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"In 2018, 69 percent of homeschooling parents cited ‘wanting to provide religious or moral instruction’ as a reason to homeschool their kids."

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"As per a 2019 research, homeschooled students scored up to 30 percentile points higher than their non-homeschooled peers in standard tests."

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"The rate of homeschooling among black families increased by fivefold over a span of a decade - from 103,000 in 2003 to about 220,000 in 2012."

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"The homeschool population doubled to nearly 1.8 million children in 2020-21 school year when COVID-19 hit as compared to the year before, where it was around 900,000."

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"Sixty-five percent of home-schooling families in the United States are white, while nearly 10 percent are Hispanic, eight percent are black and four percent are Asian or Pacific Islander."

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Statistic 9

"According to a survey, nearly 90% of parents who chose to homeschool their children in 2011, pointed out that a desire to provide moral instruction was a reason."

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