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Limited assistance to nonpublic and home schools is available in this unit, primarily through access to information. Information for families, nonpublic schools, local and intermediate school districts, state agencies, and other interested parties is provided on the website.

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Home School Information

• Home Schooling in Michigan PDF icon

• Exemption (f) Home School

• Nonpublic School Membership Report Form PDF icon To register as a home school, print and fax or mail this form.

• Nonpublic School Membership Report Instructions PDF icon

• Nonpublic and Home School Information PDF icon

• Home School Operator Letter PDF icon

• Compulsory School Attendance [MCL 380.1561] PDF icon

• Teacher Certification Requirements PDF icon

• People v DeJonge Court Case PDF icon


Nonpublic School Information

• Transcripts and Records for Closed Nonpublic Schools

• Nonpublic and Home School Information PDF icon

• Compulsory School Attendance [MCL 380.1561] PDF icon

• Nonpublic School Act [388.551] PDF icon

• Teacher Certification Requirements PDF icon

• Snyder v Charlotte Schools Court Case PDF icon


Nonpublic School Membership Report

• Login to MEGS+ - Nonpublic School Membership Report Application Institutional nonpublic schools submit information on enrollment, qualification of teachers, and course of study using this login. The electronic submission of the Nonpublic School Membership Report is not available for new nonpublic schools or home school families.

• Nonpublic School Membership Report - Users' Guide for MEGS+ PDF icon

• Nonpublic School Operator Letter (Previously Registered) PDF icon

• Creating a MEIS Account

• Nonpublic School MEGS/MEGS+ Security Authorization PDF icon

• Nonpublic School Membership Report Form PDF icon

• Nonpublic School Membership Report Instructions PDF icon


Nonpublic School Personnel Report

• Nonpublic School Personnel Report - CEPI Web Page Institutional nonpublic schools are required to submit information about all school employees in order for the Michigan State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to conduct crminal history checks. This requirement does not apply to home school families.


Criminal History Check Laws

• Unprofessional Conduct Check [380.1230b] PDF icon

• Criminal History Checks and Conviction Information


Resources & Related Information

• 2013-14 Nonpublic Schools Meeting Reporting Requirements PDF icon

• Historical Data on Nonpublic and Home Schools in Michigan

• Number of Nonpublic Schools by ISD PDF icon

• Number of Nonpublic Schools/Home Schools in Michigan PDF icon

• National Home Education Research Institute (NHERI) NHERI aims to produce high-quality statistics, research, and technical reports on home education; serve as a clearinghouse of research for home educators, researchers, and policy makers; and educate the public concerning the findings of all research on home education.

• Office of Nonpublic Education U.S. Department of Education liaison to the nonpublic school community.




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