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Walton County School District

Home Education

Home Education Programs are one option for parents in school choice.  For information pertaining to the Home Education Program in Walton County, please review the information below or contact the Home Education Office by calling (850) 892-1100, ext. 1822 or emailing us at [email protected]
Please visit the Florida Department of Education website at for additional home education program information.
Home Ed Checklist

Recommended Process for Enrollment

Below you will find documents for the WCSD Home Education Program. Please complete the Notice of Intent to Home School. Take a copy to the school your child is currently enrolled in to prompt a withdraw then mail the original Notice of Intent to:
Walton County School District
Home Education Office
555 Walton Road
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433
850-892-1100, Ext: 1822

Until a Notice of Intent is received in the Home Education office your child is not enrolled into the Home Education program for Walton County School District.


Home Education Program Complete Packet

A complete packet of information, procedures, and forms

Notice of Intent to Home Educate

To Be Completed for Enrollment into the WCSD Home Education Program

Home Education Evaluation Checklist & Evaluation

Forms for your student's yearly evaluation
Withdrawal from Home Education For completion or termination of Home Education

Yearly Evaluation Reminders

The Home Education Department sends letters to parents/guardians regarding upcoming evaluations.
This is an automated courtesy letter sent in the month of which your student's evaluation is due.

Walton Virtual School Disclaimer

Please note: Walton Virtual is not Home Education. If you are interested in Full Time Walton Virtual, you need to register as you would with any other school. For more information please call (850) 892-1100 ext. 1514 or visit the Walton Virtual School Page.

State Testing Information for Home Education Students

Scholarships for College

Your child may qualify for scholarships such as the National Merit or Florida Bright Futures.  Please visit the below websites to explore these opportunities.

National Merit

Bright Futures

WCSD Scholarship Opportunites Webpage


Walton County School Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, political or religious beliefs, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by law in its educational programs, services or activities or in its hiring or employment practices.  Retaliation against an employee for engaging in a protected activity is prohibited.  The Board also provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other patriotic youth groups, as required by the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act.
Lack of English skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation.  The district may assess each student’s ability to benefit from special programs through placement tests and counseling, and, if necessary will provide services or referrals to better prepare students for successful participation.
Applicants/individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the District’s Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer, 145 Park Street, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435, 850-892-1100, ext. 1111, for assistance.