According to the Division of Non-Public Education, North Carolina home schools educated an estimated 127,847 students during the 2016-17 school year. The number of home school students increased by 8 percent, and the year-to-year increase was over 9,500 students.
Wake County still leads the pack with nearly 12,000 home school students. Mecklenburg County was a distant second with nearly 9,400 students.
Over the last ten school years, North Carolina’s home school enrollment increased by 79 percent. Wow!