Home schooling is the education of children at home (typically by parents), rather than in a formal public or private school setting.
Lee/Ogle/Whiteside Regional Office Home School information can be found on their websites
Participating in After-School Activities
Home schooled students can participate in certain extra-curricular activities, clubs, and sports through Oregon Jr/Sr High School. The Oregon CUSD 220 Board Policy on nonpublic students is listed below.
7:40 Nonpublic School Students, Including Parochial and Home-Schooled Students Extracurricular Activities, Including Interscholastic Competition
A nonpublic school student is eligible to participate in: (1) interscholastic competition provided the student attends a District school for at least one-half of the regular school day, excluding lunch, and his or her participation adheres to the regulations established by any association in which the School District maintains a membership, and (2) non-athletic extracurricular activities provided the student attends a District school for at least one-half of the regular school day, excluding lunch. A nonpublic student who participates in an extracurricular activity is subject to all policies, regulations, and rules that are applicable to other participants in the activity.
Contact the activities director at the school for more information about available activities and eligibility.
Additionally, part-time attendance is available. The Oregon School Board policy is listed below.
7:40 Nonpublic School Students, Including Parochial and Home-Schooled Students Part-Time Attendance
The District accepts nonpublic school students, including parochial and home-schooled students, who live within the District for part-time attendance in the District's regular education program on a space-available basis. Requests for part-time attendance must be submitted to the Building Principal. All requests for attendance in the following school year must be submitted before May 1.
A student accepted for partial enrollment must comply with all discipline and attendance requirements established by the school. He or she may participate in any co-curricular activity associated with a District class in which he or she is enrolled. The parent(s)/guardian(s) of a student accepted for partial enrollment must pay all fees, prorated on the basis of a percentage of full-time fees. Transportation to and/or from school is provided on regular bus routes to or from a point on the route nearest or most easily accessible to the nonpublic school or student's home. This transportation shall be on the same basis as the District provides transportation for its full-time students. Transportation on other than established bus routes is the responsibility of the parent(s)/guardian(s).