Arizona is a great state in which to homeschool. In this Getting Started section of the AFHE website, you will find links to Frequently Asked Questions, information about Arizona homeschool law, instructions for filing an Affidavit of Intent to Homeschool, plus a variety of resources and opportunities to get connected. AFHE is here to help. If you have questions after reading through the information on our website, feel free to email us at We are happy to assist as you start your homeschool journey here in Arizona.


Answers to the most common questions asked about homeschooling


Understanding the law is a critical step when starting to homeschool


File an Affidavit of Intent to Homeschool for your child age 6-16


AFHE’s quarterly magazine, Homeschool Arizona,  is packed with articles and information to encourage and equip you. The print edition is mailed to member families statewide. A digital copy is available on the website within a few weeks of the print copy being mailed out.


For just $35 per year you’ll receive important information about educating your child at home in Arizona


Sign up for the AFHE email list to receive the monthly AFHE e-newsletter and periodic updates and legislative alerts


Join the conversation and connect with the Arizona homeschool community online


Check out the many resources available to support you in homeschooling

Homeschool Transcripts: More Important Than Ever

Homeschool Transcripts: More Important Than Ever

Producing a homeschool high school transcript is more important than ever. Not only is it an encouraging synopsis of your student’s high school years, and not only is it necessary to apply for college, but now it is extremely helpful for applying to work for all state governmental agencies. Because of the 2017 AFHE bill, Arizona HB 2389, all state governmental agencies will be accepting homeschool transcripts without needing an accompanying GED. Arizona really is one of the very best states in which to homeschool, thanks in great part to the work Arizona Families for Home Education has done since 1983.

Manos Family Update

Manos Family Update

IMPORTANT UPDATE for the Arizona Homeschool Community July 1, 2017 Dear friends, It is with a heavy heart that I need to share some tragic news with you. This past Thursday night, Nancy and James Manos' youngest daughter, Alex (age 23), took her life and has gone on...

2017 Graduation Review

2017 Graduation Review

Friday, May 26, 2017 was a very special evening as 162 Arizona homeschool senior high and 35 junior high graduates were honored. The auditorium of Dream City Church was filled with more than 2,600 family members, friends, and fellow homeschoolers who came to cheer on these young men and women who have been lovingly taught at home by their parents.