Home School & Competent Private Instruction (CPI)

“Competent Private Instruction” (CPI) means private instruction provided on a daily basis for at least 148 days during a school year, to be met by attendance for at least 37 days each school quarter, by or under the supervision of a licensed practitioner in the manner provided under Iowa Code section 299A.2 and this chapter, or other person under Iowa Code section 299A.3 and this chapter, which results in the student making adequate progress. The CPI category includes homeschooled children who are not enrolled in independent private instruction and those in non-accredited nonpublic “schools.” 281-IAC chapter 31.

Department of Education Home Schooling Information

Important contacts

Staff Directory
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Debbie Hayes

Executive Administrative Assistant

712-366-0503 ext. 3204 Email Debbie Hayes
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Ivan Gentry

Executive Director of Specialized Services and Supports

712-366-0503 ext. 7231 Email Ivan Gentry