Helpful Questions for Families to Ask Charters They are Considering:

I have compiled this list for our homeschool community as a reference and to help families who are looking to join a charter because I want every family to find the program that best fits their homeschool values. (I will be the first to tell you that a charter may not be the right fit for your family)

If you have asked these questions of parents with children enrolled in the program, charter recruitment staff, office staff, or anyone else please make sure that you ask these same questions again to the teacher the school wants to assign your family to.

That assigned teacher is going to make or break your experience with that charter, it is my strong opinion that you should make sure that you are 110% happy with how that teacher answers these questions. Any answers to these questions you heard before that may not apply to your experience at that school.

First questions:

  • Who are you and what is your connection to the charter program?

  • Are you a parent or an employee of the school?

  • Are you getting any kind of a benefit from recruiting me?