Louisiana Withdrawal Letter

Officially Withdraw Your Child

If your child already attends a Louisiana public school and you would like to begin educating them at home then you must notify the school. If you fail to notify the school than they may charge you for truancy.

NOTE: This withdrawal letter is for home study programs only. If you are homeschooling as a non-public (private) school then you must withdraw your child using this Enrollment Notification letter

Follow these simple steps to withdraw your child and begin educating them at home.

  1. Copy and paste the sample Louisiana 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 by certified mail to the school.

Sample Louisiana Withdrawal Letter

This letter is by Homeschool Legal Advantage.

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

[Name(s) of Parent(s)]


[Name(s) of child(ren) being withdrawn from public school]

Dear [Principal’s Name]: Pleased be advised that I will be withdrawing the above children from your school as of [date], when they will be home educated. I will be filing notification with the State of Louisiana, as required. If you have any questions, please send them to me in writing. Thank you.


[Parent or Guardian’s Signature]