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New Mexico Dept. of Education - Home School Guidelines
Helpful information and answers to frequently asked questions regarding home schooling in the state of New Mexico.
"Parents/legal guardians must notify the state of the establishment of a home school electronically, or send written notification to the Secretary of Education within thirty (30) days of establishment of a home school and re-notify the state on or before April 1st of each year thereafter."
Christian Association of Parent Educators - New Mexico
Christian Association of Parent Educators or CAPE-NM is a non-profit organization established in 1996 by homeschooling families, dedicated to informing, encouraging, and supporting the homeschooling families in New Mexico. We are also dedicated to protecting parents’ rights, and believe that the liberty of parents to direct the upbringing and education of their children is a fundamental right.
NEW MEXICO PUBLIC EDUCATION DEPARTMENT - PROCEDURES MANUAL FOR HOME SCHOOL OPERATORS IN NEW MEXICO
The purpose of this PROCEDURES MANUAL FOR HOME SCHOOL OPERATORS IN NEW MEXICO is to assist parents, legal guardians, and local school districts to understand the Notification procedures in a more user-friendly approach. Local school districts are responsible for ensuring that all school children are enrolled in some type of educational program; the Public Education Department is responsible for ensuring that home school children are being home schooled until at least age 17.
22-12-2. Compulsory school attendance; responsibility.
Any qualified student and any person who because of his age is eligible to become a qualified student as defined by the Public School Finance Act [ 22-8-1 NMSA 1978] until attaining the age of majority shall attend a public school, a private school, a home school or a state institution.
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