PA State Homeschool Organization

Pennsylvania Home Educators Association (PHEA)

PHEA is a statewide inclusive organization that advocates for Pennsylvania homeschoolers. 

Christian Homeschool Association of Pennsylvania (CHAP)

CHAP a nonprofit christian corporation that encourages and supports families interested in home education 

PA Homeschool Law

Homeschool families in Pennsylvania can choose from four different options to operate their homeschool program. The options are: 

  • Homeschool under the homeschool statute. 
  • Homeschool with a private tutor.
  • Enroll in a satellite of a religious day school.
  • Enroll in a satellite of an accredited day or boarding school.

More information can be found at the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Pennsylvania Home Educators AssociationChristian Homeschool Association of Pennsylvania, and Home School Legal Defense Association.

Is homeschooling for you?

The community of homeschool families is diverse. One study reports that 41% of homeschool students are Hispanic, Black, Asian, or other non-White/non-Hispanic groups (2). Homeschoolers come from all faiths – Christians, Jews, Muslims, agnostics, atheists. Teaching parents have a range of formal education, from high school diplomas to graduate degrees, and cover the array of household incomes.

How do you homeschool?

While laws regulating home education vary from state to state, homeschooling IS legal in all 50 states. Many states offer more than one option. One of the first steps in your family’s homeschool journey is to become familiar with the laws in your state. Then the fun begins!
Click on your state below for resources on homeschool regulations, state homeschool organizations, homeschool conventions in your area (here’s why these are amazing for new and experienced homeschool parents), as well as other homeschool perks in your state.

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Disclaimer: Please note that the information on this page is provided for your convenience as a research tool and resource as to where to find the information you need to homeschool in your state. The team at 3 Moms Blog are not attorneys. This content has not been reviewed by an attorney. It is not legal advice. 

Brian D. Ray. (2017) A systematic review of the empirical research on selected aspects of homeschooling as a school choice, Journal of School Choice, 11:4, 604-621, accessed April 7, 2023 at 

US Department of Education. (2019) Homeschooling in the United States: Results from the 2012 and 2016 Parent and Family Involvement Survey (PFINHES: 2012 and 2016). Accessed 4/7/2023 at 

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