Who’s homeschooled in the U.S.? Why did their parents make that choice? We share the answers to these questions and more in our latest infographic using data from Homeschooling in the United States: 2012 report.
Since 1999, the National Household Education Surveys Program has collected nationally representative data that can be used to estimate the number of homeschooled students in the U.S. This report provides estimates of the number, percentage, and characteristics of homeschooled students in the U.S. in 2012, and provides historical context by showing overall estimates of homeschooling in the United States since 1999.
Homeschooling in the United States increased between 1999 and 2012, although nearly 97 percent of the nation’s 56 million students from kindergarten through high school attend public or private schools, according to a new report from AIR and the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics.