Supplemental Information for Home-Based Students
Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)
Free informational booklet (Washington State’s Laws Regulating Home-Based Instruction) is available via the OSPI website at: https://www.k12.wa.us/student-success/learning-alternatives/home-based-instruction
Elyse Finlay, CHOICE & Student Release Specialist
Educational Service Center
33330 8th Ave South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Federal Way Public Schools (FWPS)
Offers a program called the Internet Academy, a home-based program providing individualized instruction for elementary and secondary students over the Internet. The Academy offers a comprehensive, complete K-12 curriculum. Please call (253) 945-2230 for information/registration. Information is also available over the Internet at: http://www.iacademy.org
Washington Homeschool Organization (WHO)
Their office is located at 6632 So. 191st Place, Suite E100, Kent, WA 98032-2117.
- Voice Mail: (425) 251-0439
- E-mail: WHOoffice@foxinternet.net
- Fax: (425) 2510-6984
- Website: www.washhomeschool.org
NOTE: If your student is in grades 9-12, and you are considering enrolling him/her in the Federal Way Public Schools for the purpose of earning a Diploma, please contact Student Placement in the Educational Service Center (ESC) located at 33330 8th Ave South, Federal Way, WA, (253) 945-2000.
To request high-school credit for home-based instruction, please schedule an appointment with Mark Davidson, Deputy Superintendent. You may call (253) 945-2083 to schedule this appointment.