North Carolina law defines a home school as a non-public school in which the student receives academic instruction from his/her parent, legal guardian or a member of the household in which the student resides.

State Resources
North Carolina Division of Non-Public Education
1209 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1309 – (919) 733-4276

The NCDNPE governs home schooling in the state of North Carolina. State requirements as well as necessary forms can be found online.

North Carolinians for Home Education
4326 Bland Rd., Raleigh, NC 27609 – (919) 790-1100

Established in 1984, the NCHE is a private, volunteer organization active at the state level, serving North Carolina home schoolers. It provides information for new and active home schoolers. The organization conducts seminars, classes and divides resources by region. Moore County and the surrounding areas are in Region 7.

Homeschool Alliance of North Carolina, Inc, HA-NC
The Homeschool Alliance of North Carolina is an inclusive organization of registered North Carolina homeschoolers, which does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy status, sex, age, marital status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, homeschool method or any characteristic protected by law.

Love to Learn Homeschool Resource and Information Conference
This conference was created to fill the need for up to date, accurate, unbiased, information concerning issues that affect the climate of homeschooling in North Carolina.

North Carolinians for Home Education, NCHE
NCHE is a private, volunteer organization active at the state level, serving North Carolina homeschoolers.

North Carolina Homeschool Loop
The North Carolina Homeschool Loop was created in 1997 to provide a means for communication among North Carolina homeschoolers. Members are free to share their ideas, questions and/or concerns relating to homeschooling in North Carolina. All homeschoolers are welcome.

North Carolina Unschoolers
By helping our children explore their own autonomy we watch their interests and passions blossom and travel with them down many wondrous paths. As trusted advisor, confidant, and chauffeur, we have an incredible opportunity to help them discover who they are and observe this entire process unfold before us.

Local Resources and Groups

Christian Home Educators of the Sandhills

CHES is an informal organization of parents who home school. CHES was started more than 10 years ago by a group of Christian home educators. They are not a church, but do identify themselves as Christians. CHES works to provide enrichment and fellowship opportunities for home schooled children.

Classical Conversations


Classical Conversations currently has 2 communities in Moore County and several in Cumberland County and the surrounding areas. We welcome all families with children from K4 through 12th grade.

Secular Homeschoolers Accepting and Respecting Everyone (SHARE)

SHARE is dedicated to providing encouragement and support, as well as social and creative outlets for all home schooling families in Fayetteville and the surrounding