Home Instruction K-12 Program
61 S. Sixth Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
614-365-5215 | 614-365-5604 Fax
The Columbus City Schools K-12 Home Instruction program provides instructional services to students who are unable to attend regular school as a result of illness, injury, or are hospitalized, for four consecutive weeks (or longer). The program is intended to be on a short-term basis with students receiving one hour of home instruction per school day.
The majority of this instruction is in the academic areas of English, social studies, mathematics, and science. However, a teacher can also be assigned for elective courses including foreign languages and business education.
Children with the following types of illnesses and injuries are eligible for home instruction.
- Children who are physically handicapped with an illness such as cerebral palsy or muscular dystrophy and are unable to attend regular school.
- Children who are recuperating from an operation or injury such as heart surgery or a fractured leg.
- Children who are chronically ill, such as those with asthma or leukemia.
- Children who have illnesses requiring hospitalization or home care, such as hepatitis, mononucleosis, etc.
- Children who are homebound due to emotional problems such as school phobia and other emotional impairments.
- Students who are pregnant and who have medical complications that prohibit school attendance.