Children of compulsory education age must receive full-time instruction taught by competent teachers that is substantially equivalent to that provided at their local public school. Parents are permitted to educate their children at home in accordance with Education Law and Commissioner’s Regulations Part 100.10. Specific provisions govern home instruction.
Home instruction of students residing within the boundaries of the Greater Johnstown School District is overseen by our Office of Pupil Services and Special Education. For more specific information, or to begin the process of homeschooling, please contact the Director of Curriculum & Instruction (518) 762-4611. District forms regarding home instruction can be found to the right and links to various online resources can be found below.
Online Home School Resources
- Engage NY
Common Core Modules for English Language Arts and Mathematics Grades Pre-K through 12. Free and all online. Look for “Common Core Curriculum” under the Common Core Tab
Units for Novels
Stand alone reading comprehension activities
Some passages are based on science and social studies topics
Free, just have to register
Create supplemental math worksheets for free
- Khan Academy
All online; free
Subjects include: Math, Science, Economics and Finance, Arts and Humanities, Computing
An account is created and the student’s progress can be monitored
Free online K-12 integrating Science, Math and Technology Reference Curriculum