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Timberdoodle and State Homeschooling Requirements

We often get the question, "How do Timberdoodle Curriculum Kits line up with my state's requirements?" Here is a brief overview of what subjects each state requires and how that lines up with our Curriculum Kits. Please click through to the Homeschool Legal Defense Association website for more information about what might be required to homeschool in your state.

State Required Subjects (as a private homeschool) Timberdoodle Kits
Alabama physical education P.E. not included.
Alaska None listed. Good to go.
Arizona reading, grammar, math, social studies, science Good to go.
Arkansas None listed. Good to go.
California Courses commonly taught in the public schools. Health and P.E. not included.
Colorado U.S. Constitution, reading, writing, speaking, math, history, civics, literature, science U.S. Constitution is not included in every kit.
Connecticut reading, writing, spelling, English grammar, geography, arithmetic, United States history, citizenship U.S. history and citizenship are not included in every kit.
Delaware None listed. Good to go.
D.C. language arts, math, science, social studies, art, music, health, physical education Music, health, and P.E. not included.
Florida None listed. Good to go.
Georgia reading, language arts, math, social studies, science, electives Good to go.
Hawaii None listed. Good to go.
Idaho Subjects commonly and usually taught in the public schools. Health and P.E. not included.
Illinois language arts, math, science, social studies, fine arts, health, P.E. Health and P.E. not included.
Indiana None listed. Good to go.
Iowa math, reading, language arts, science, social studies Good to go.
Kansas None listed. Good to go.
Kentucky reading, writing, spelling, grammar, history, math, civics Good to go.
Louisiana You must teach using a curriculum of a quality that is equal to what is taught in the public schools, and subjects must be taught at the same grade level they are in the public schools. This includes teaching the Declaration of Independence in elementary school and The Federalist Papers in high school. As far as we can tell, our kits would fit these requirements.
Maine English, language arts, math, science, social studies, physical education, health, library skills, fine arts, Maine studies (in one grade between grades 6 and 12), computer proficiency (in one grade between grades 7 and 12). P.E., health, library skills, ME studies not included.
Maryland math, English, social studies, science, art, music, health, physical education Music, health, and P.E. not included.
Massachusetts spelling, reading, writing, English language and grammar, geography, arithmetic, drawing, music, United States history and Constitution, duties of citizenship, health (including CPR), physical education, good behavior

U.S. history and Constitution, duties of citzenship not included in every level.

Health and P.E. not included.

Good behavior is not a separate curriculum in our kits.

Michigan reading, spelling, math, science, history, civics, literature, writing, English grammar Good to go.
Minnesota reading, writing, literature, fine arts, math, science, history, geography, economics, government, citizenship, health, physical education Health and P.E. not included.
Mississippi None listed. Good to go.
Missouri reading, math, social studies, language arts, science Good to go.
Montana language arts, math, social studies, science, health, arts, career education Health not included. 
Nebraska language arts, math, science, social studies, health Health not included.
Nevada English (including reading, composition, writing), math, science, social studies (including history, geography, economics, and government) Good to go.
New Hampshire science, math, language, government, history, health, reading, writing, spelling, the history of the constitutions of New Hampshire and the United States, art and music appreciation

Health, music, and NH studies not included.

U.S. Constitution is not included in every kit.

New Jersey Education must be academically equivalent to public schools. Health and P.E. not included.
New Mexico reading, language arts, math, social studies, science Good to go.
New York

Grades K–12: patriotism and citizenship, substance abuse, traffic safety (including bike safety), fire safety.

Grades 1–6: arithmetic, reading, spelling, writing, English, geography, U.S. history, science, health, music, visual arts, physical education.

Grades 7–8: math, English, history, geography, science, health, music, art, practical arts, physical education, library skills. At least once before grade 9: U.S. and New York history and constitutions.

Grades 9–12: math, English, social studies (American History, government, and economics), science, art or music, health, physical education, electives. 

Patriotism and citizenship, substance abuse, traffic safety, fire safety, library skills are touched on but not included as separate subjects.

Health, P.E., music, NY studies not included.

North Carolina None listed. Good to go.
North Dakota

Elementary and Middle School: language arts (reading, composition, creative writing, grammar, spelling), math, social studies (U.S. Constitution, U.S. history, geography, government, and, in the 4th and 8th grades, North Dakota studies), science (including agriculture), physical education, health (physiology, hygiene, disease control, alcohol, tobacco, narcotics).

High School: language arts (literature, composition, speech), math, science (biology and chemistry or physical science), social studies (U.S. history, civics, economics, personal finance), physical education, foreign languages or fine arts or career and technical education.

Health, P.E., ND studies, agriculture not included.

Listed high school elective options available but not all are included in kits.

Ohio language, reading, spelling, writing, geography, U.S. history, Ohio history, government, math, science, health, physical education, fine arts (including music), first aid, safety, fire prevention Health, P.E., music, first aid, safety, fire prevention, OH studies not included.
Oklahoma None listed. Good to go.
Oregon None listed. Good to go.
Pennsylvania

K–6th grade: English  (spelling, reading, writing), arithmetic, civics, U.S. and Pennsylvania history, health and physiology, physical education, music, art, geography, science, safety education (including fire prevention)

7th–12th grade: English (language, literature, speech, composition), math (general math, algebra, geometry), social studies (civics, U.S. and Pennsylvania history, world history) health, physical education, music, art, geography, science, safety education (including fire prevention)

Health, P.E., music, safety education, PA studies not included. U.S. History is not included in every kit for Grades K-6. (World History is included instead some years.)
Rhode Island reading, writing, geography, arithmetic, health, physical education, civics (U.S. and Rhode Island history, government) Health, P.E., RI studies not included.
South Carolina reading, writing, math, science, social studies, and, in grades 7–12, composition, literature Good to go.
South Dakota language arts, math Good to go.
Tennessee None listed. Good to go.
Texas math, reading, spelling, grammar, good citizenship Good citizenship is not a separate curriculum in our kits.
Utah None listed. Good to go.
Vermont reading, writing, math, citizenship, U.S. and Vermont history and government, physical education, health (tobacco, alcohol, drugs), literature, natural sciences, fine arts Health, P.E., VT studies not included.
Virginia None listed. Good to go.
Washington occupational education, science, math, language, social studies, history, health, reading, writing, spelling, art and music appreciation Health and music not included.
West Virginia reading, language, math, science, social studies Good to go.
Wisconsin reading, language arts, math, social studies, science, health Health not included.
Wyoming reading, writing, math, civics, history, literature, science Good to go.


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