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McConnell Air Force Base
Kansas does not authorize "home instruction" or "home-schooling" specifically. However, the state does recognize Non-Accredited private schools. If you intend to home-school here in Kansas, you will need to register once with the Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) to be classified as a Non-Accredited Private School. A non-accredited school satisfies compulsory attendance laws, but is not accredited by the State Board of Education.
There is no fee charged to register a school. You will register the name and address of the elementary or secondary school (home-school). Registration consists of filling out a simple form by mail or online. You will not receive any kind of confirmation.
Register online at:
For further information or to request a printed registration form contact:
Non-Accredited Private Schools
Attn: Tate Toedman
120 SE 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1182
PHONE: (785) 368-7088
There are numerous support groups for home-school families in the local area to share resources, work together and participate in sports. The Teaching Parents Association has a comprehensive list of statewide groups on their website. The McConnell AFB Library also offers resources and activities for home school students.
For more information:
McConnell AFB Library
Teaching Parents Association
Wichita Area Homeschool Athletic Association
KSDE of Education Homeschooling
Home School Association for Military Families
If you are interested in putting together another home-school group specifically for McConnell families, please contact the school liaison with your ideas.