Arizona

Code Section
15-802

Age Requirements
Between 6 and 16

Exceptions
Child receives home instruction and takes a standardized achievement test; child attends a private school full time (at least 175 days per year); physical/mental condition makes attendance impractical; child has completed 10th grade; child is over 14 and employed at a lawful wage-earning occupation with consent of custodian/parent; child enrolled in vocational education; child enrolled in another state-provided education program; waiver may be granted for good cause; child was suspended

Home School Provisions
Instruction must be in reading, grammar, mathematics, social studies, and science by a person passing a reading, grammar, and mathematics proficiency exam; home schooled child must be allowed to participate in interscholastic athletics for school district in which he/she resides

Penalties on Parents for Noncompliance
Class 3 misdemeanor; petty offense for failure to provide attendant for home-schooled child


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