C O N T E N T S

WHY IS THIS STUDY NEEDED?

RESULTS
How do home schoolers measure up?
· Median Composite Scores
· Grade Level
· Grade Equivalent
· Scores by Academic Setting
· Rankings Based on Gender
· Rank on Parent Certification

Who home schools?
· Academic Achievement
· Income
· Family Size
· Marital Status
· Daily Television Viewing
· Money Spent per Student

VIEWPOINT
Why are home schoolers succeeding?

REGARDING
The study
The researcher


The following is a summary of...
The Scholastic Achievement and Demographic Characteristics of Home School Students in 1998, by Lawrence M. Rudner, Ph.D. A copy of the full report can be found here or, see the peer-reviewd online journal Education Policy Analysis Archives at http://epaa.asu.edu/
epaa/v7n8/
.

All photos by
Rebekah A. Parker © 1999






The Scholastic Achievement
and Demographic Characteristics of
Home School Students in 1998

An independent study by Lawrence M. Rudner, Ph.D.,
Director of the ERIC Clearinghouse on
Assessment and Evaluation


Made possible by a grant from
Home School Legal Defense Association

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