Oregon Withdrawal Letter

Officially Withdraw Your Child

If your child already attends an Oregon public school and you would like to begin homeschooling then you must notify the school that you will be withdrawing your child.

Follow these simple steps to officially withdraw your child by letter.

  1. Copy and paste the sample Oregon Withdrawal Letter below in a new document to print.
  2. Enter your personal information in the brackets and print 2 copies (one for the school and one for your records).
  3. Mail a signed copy of your letter to your child’s school by Certified Mail.


Sample Oregon Withdrawal Letter

This sample letter is by Homeschool Legal Advantage.

Copy and paste the following text into a separate document to print:


[Your Name]

[Your Address]

[Name(s) of child(ren) being withdrawn from public school]

Dear [Name of Principal],
Please be advised that I will be withdrawing the above children from your school as of [date of withdrawal] , when
they will be educated at home. Pursuant to Oregon Revised Statutes §339.035 I will submit my notice of
intent to the superintendent of the education service district.
If you have any questions, please send them to me in writing. Thank you.


[Your Name]