The Top Reasons Why We Homeschool

October 8, 2018

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One of the most wonderful things about homeschooling is that it can—and does—look different for each family. This was clearly represented in the responses received on an Alpha Omega Publications Facebook post where we asked why people decided to homeschool. These are the answers we received:

Why We Homeschool

The Top Reasons Why People Choose Homeschooling
12% More time with family
11% Bullying
10% Disappointed with public schools
9% Safety
9% Wanted control over education
9% Christian worldview
9% Flexibility (with location, time, or content)
8% Child with special needs
4% Child’s health issues
3% Avoid bad influences
3% Called to by God
3% Individualized learning/one-on-one
2% Foster a love of learning
2% Advanced child
2% Pacing
1% Child wanted it
1% Wanted highest quality education
1% Parent was homeschooled
1% Wanted to try something new

If you didn’t get a chance to participate in this survey, but you still want to share why you chose to homeschool, post on AOP’s Facebook or Instagram. Be sure to tag us on Instagram @aophomeschooling and use the hashtag #whywehomeschool.

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