Homeschooling Resources

The Librarians at Neenah Public Library's Youth Desk can assist you in finding resources for your at home educational needs.

Call the youth desk at 920-886-6335 for additional assistance. 



Neenah Public Library has an extensive list of online databases you can access from home. These databases and educational resources have been hand-selected by librarians from the Winnefox system libraries. With a total annual subscription price of more than $40,000; these research tools provide reliable information that can be used for research projects of all levels, as well as professional and personal development.  Find the database home page here, find the Teacher Reference Center here, and find the complete list of available resources here.

Britannica Online: Elementary School
Easy-to-read encyclopedia articles cover subjects for school and fun, from nations of the world to animals and sports.
Resource provided by Badgerlink.

Britannica Online: High School
Encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, illustrations, maps, and biographies.
Resource provided by Badgerlink.

Britannica Online: Learning Zone
Early-childhood learning, covering letters, words, numbers, time, sound, geography and more.
Resource provided by Badgerlink.

Britannica Online: Middle School
Search Compton's and other resources for geography, science, arts, and additional topics.
Resource provided by Badgerlink.



WI DPI - Parental Education Options Page

The DPI Parental Education Options Team provides technical assistance to school districts and the public in the areas of public school open enrollment, public school district administration and organization, district boundary changes, school district facilities, private schools, private school choice (voucher) programs for Milwaukee, Racine, and statewide, charter schools, home-based private education (homeschooling), and whole grade sharing. 

Homeschool Resources

Wisconsin Statutes 115.001 (3) A home-based private educational program as a program of educational instruction provided to a child by the child’s parent.

A Homeschool Informational binder is available in the Parent/Teacher Section in the Youth Department.

Wisconsin Homeschool Parents Association (WHPA)
For continuing families, filing the PI-1206 (intent to homeschool) must be done no earlier than the 3rd Friday in September and no later than October 15th. 

In the instance that you are removing your student(s) from a registered school- completing a letter of intent to homeschool and filing for the PI-1206 are needed to be done before starting your home-based education. Visit WHPA's website for further details.

Homeschool Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) is a nonprofit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents who homeschool.