Interested in Unschooling in Wyoming? We can help

We’re lucky to be living in a country that allows parents to take their kids out of school and educate them at home. Unlike many other states, Wyoming doesn’t have many homeschooling regulations. Wyoming’s homeschooling law provides you with two options: 1) Homeschooling under Wyoming’s homeschooling statute or 2) Homeschool as a parochial, church, or religious school.

Wyoming’s Regulations

  1. Homeschooling under Wyoming’s homeschooling statute
    • Must annually submit your curriculum to the public school district, showing that your child is receiving “sequentially progressive” instruction 
    • Must teach the required subjects: reading, writing, math, civics, history, literature, and science
  2. Homeschool as a parochial, church, or religious school
    • Must enroll your child in a school that allows you to teach your child at home
    • Must be under the auspices or control of a local church, denomination, or similar religious organization

Although unschooling in Wyoming via any of these homeschooling options is feasible if you don’t mind these requirements, your child may not have access to a community of peers who they can engage with and learn from on a day to day basis.

Enter The Open School. We have a virtual program that you can enroll in from anywhere in the world. And as a self-directed school, our program is perfectly aligned with unschooling. We have no required subjects and no tests. Instead, students design virtual activities to do with other students and staff, including art projects, video games, workshops, one-on-one lessons, and anything else you can imagine. It’s a community of self-directed learners, and a great place for unschoolers to make deep, lasting friendships.

If you want your child to be a free learner in Wyoming, with access to a supportive and caring community of peers and adults, a virtual private school may be your best bet. You can read more about our virtual program, or contact us directly, by clicking one of the buttons below.

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