Fauquier County Public Schools

Home Instruction Services

  • The Office of Home Instruction is located at:

    The Thorpe House Learning Center

    775 Waterloo Road

    Warrenton, VA 20186

    Phone: (540) 422-7733

    Email: homeinstruction@fcps1.org

     

    A parent may elect to provide home instruction for his or her school-age child in lieu of school attendance provided state guidelines of §22.1-254.1 of the Code of Virginia are met. Please follow the links below for more information on home instruction. For additional information, you may also consult the Virginia Department of Education's guidelines for home instruction at the following website:

    http://www.doe.virginia.gov/families/private_home/index.shtml

     

    Home Instruction Guidelines for Fauquier County Public Schools

     

    • Parent Completes Notice of Intent to Provide Home Instruction no later than August 15.
      • including evidence of having met one of the four criteria for providing home instruction
      • including a description of curriculum to be followed for the upcoming school year for each child
    • Parent submits evidence of academic achievement as prescribed in §22.1-254.1 of the Code of Virginia no later than August 1 of each year following home instruction.
    • The Office of Home Instruction reviews submitted information and sends indication of compliance with the Code of Virginia, or requests more information from parent if needed.

     

    A PARENT WHO MOVES INTO FAUQUIER COUNTY OR WHO BEGINS HOME INSTRUCTION AFTER THE BEGINNING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR SHALL PROVIDE NOTIFICATION AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE AND COMPLY WITH ALL NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS WITHIN 30 DAYS.

     

    Useful Links:

    Home Instruction Notice of Intent Form

    Fauquier County School Board Policy 6-1.11

    Virginia Code §22.1-254.1 Declaration of policy; requirements for home instruction of children

    Annual Letter from Superintendent

    Virginia Department of Education's Home Instruction Handbook: Information for Parents:

     

    Please submit all materials to:

    Fauquier County Public Schools

    Office of Home Instruction

    775 Waterloo Road

    Warrenton, VA 20186

    Email: homeinstruction@fcps1.org

    Fax: (540) 422-7739

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