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Extracurricular activities at district schools

Parents commonly ask if homeschoolers can participate in extracurriculars at the local school. The question usually comes after a child expresses an interest in joining a club, attending a function, or trying out for a high school team. Some parents also ask about school music programs, like marching band and school orchestra.

The quick answer is YES, homeschoolers may participate in extracurricular activities, as written in the Florida Statutes:

Home education students may participate in interscholastic extracurricular student activities in accordance with the provisions of s. 1006.15.

But, there is much more to say about this topic, and the detail