New York Letter Of Intent

Notify the School District of Your Decision To Homeschool

If you decide to homeschool in New York you must send this Letter of Intent to your local school district to notify them of your decision. Send this letter within 14 days of beginning to homeschool.

Follow these steps to fill out and send a letter of intent:

  1. Copy and paste the sample New York Letter of Intent below into a new document.
  2. Fill in the brackets with your personal information.
  3. Print 2 copies (one for your local school district and one for your records).
  4. Mail a signed copy of your letter to your local school district by certified mail.


Sample New York Letter of Intent

Sample Letter by Starts At Eight.

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

[Your Name]

[Your Address]


Dear [Name of Superintendent],

I am writing this letter to let you know of my intent to home school [Your Child’s full name] during the upcoming [year] school year.  He/She will be in [grade #] Grade.


Parent Signature