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Homeschool Associations

Have you decided to homeschool in South Carolina under option 3? Then you might be looking for a homeschool association to join. The associations in the state offer a wide variety of services, some include classes, graduation, diplomas, high school guidance and more. Here’s a list of South Carolina homeschool associations to get you started in your search.

You’ll find a complete list of option 3 home school accountability associations in South Carolina at the SC Department of Education’s site.

Need even more homeschool resources? Check out our Ultimate Homeschool Guide to the Upstate

The South Carolina Homeschool Accountability Association


The South Carolina Homeschool Accountability Association offers planning and record-keeping documents, monthly newsletter, membership cards, and an online support group. Optional services include high school transcripts and report cards.

Grace Homeschool Association

This association offers membership documentation, assistance with accountability and record keeping and a graduation ceremony with diploma.

Mountains to Sea Homeschool Association


A 3rd Option homeschool accountability association that covers the entire state of SC. They offer in-person consultations and walk side-by-side with all families who are interested in homeschooling, even if they are not a member of the association.

Palmetto Homeschool Association

803.327.2344 | 454 South Anderson Road BTC 568, Suite 205, Rock Hill, SC

This homeschool association provides proof of membership documents, assistance with high school transcripts, and, while standardized testing is not required, they provide assistance finding sites where homeschoolers can participate if desired.


EspritGVL is a co-op that meets in the North Greenville area on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Classes are offered to 1st through 12th-grade students. The co-op is a drop-off co-op with some volunteer requirements. A wide spectrum of classes are offered as well as park days, meetups, field trips, and support.

Carolina Homeschooler

| 961 North Main Street #3, Lancaster, SC

In addition to being an accountability group, Carolina Homeschooler offers field trips, online classes, book clubs, and online parent support forums. Their page offers helpful information about legally homeschooling in South Carolina.

Piedmont Home Educators Association

864.395.6086 | 2435 East North Street, Suite 1108-370, Greenville, SC

This third option homeschool association serving upstate families, provides membership documentation, GPA, class ranking and transcripts. In addition, this association requires its high school students to take standardized testings (ACT/SAT).