Registration Form for New Homeschooled Students

Notification for NEW Homeschooling Students for 2020-2021 

Notification forms are accepted for students born on or before September 1, 2015 and under the age of 18 and who live in Baltimore County. 

Prior to submitting a homeschooling notification form, parents/guardians are strongly encouraged to inform themselves with Maryland's homeschooling regulations that are specified in COMAR 13A.10.01.01-.05 and explained in the MSDE FAQ.pdf and the Video Series: The Home Instruction Process in Maryland located on the Home Schooling homepage of this website.  

Baltimore County Public Schools provides families with 2 options to register a student for homeschooling. Please note that the information provided on these forms is maintained in a confidential manner.  

Please submit only one form per child; there is no need to submit a form more than once. If you need immediate verification that the form was received, please send an email to   

1. Print, complete, and submit this Notification Form by e-mail or USPS.
Due to the impact of COVID-19, BCPS office buildings are closed while staff works remotely. To that end, access to USPS is limited. If possible, please e-mail the form.  


2. Complete an electronic form by clicking this link:  Electronic Notification Form

Once the form is received, a confirmation letter will be e-mailed to the parent/guardian within 15 days. The confirmation letter will be mailed if no e-mail address is provided.