|Figure 6-2: Percentage of school-age children who were homeschooled, by reasons parents gave as the most important reason for homeschooling: 2007|
1 "Other reasons" parents gave for homeschooling include family time, finances, travel, and distance.
NOTE: Homeschooled students are school-age children (ages 5–17) in a grade equivalent to at least kindergarten and not higher than 12th grade. Excludes students who were enrolled in public or private school more than 25 hours per week and students who were homeschooled only because of temporary illness. For more information on the National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES), see supplemental note 3.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Parent and Family Involvement in Education Survey of the 2007 National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES).