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Homeschooling Statistics

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Total Number of Homeschooled Students in the U.S. Number
20151,770,000
20071,535,000
20031,160,000
1999875,000
Homeschool Student StatisticsData
Percent of high school students that are homeschooled1 %
Percent of high school minority students that are homeschooled6.8 %
College graduation rate of a homeschooled student66.7 %
College graduation rate of a non-homeschooled student57.5 %
Average academic percentile of a homeschool student77th
Average SAT score of a homeschool student1083
Annual rate of increase in families choosing to homeschool7 %
Composite ACT Score by School TypeACT Score
Homeschool26.5
Private25.6
Catholic25.1
Public25
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Top Reasons for Homeschooling (Multiple Answer Survey)Percent
Can give child a better education at home48.9 %
A desire to provide religious or moral instruction38.4 %
A dissatisfaction with academic instructions at public schools25.6 %
Family reasons16.8 %
To develop character and morality15.1 %
Object to what school teaches12.1 %
School doesn't challenge child11.6 %
Other problems with available school9 %
Child has special needs or disability8.2 %
Number of Children Per Homeschooled Families 
16.6 %
225.3 %
326 %
4-625.9 %
7 +6.3 %
Education Level of Homeschooled parentsData
Percent of Fathers with Bachelor's Degree or Higher66.3 %
Percent of Fathers with Bachelor's Degree or Higher62.5 %
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Statistic Sources & References
Source: Statistic Brain Research Institute (Online / Direct Response Mail)
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 22, 2017

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