or home-school


verb (used with object)

to teach (one's children) at home instead of sending them to school.

verb (used without object)

to educate one's children at home.


a school set up in the home.

Related formshome·school·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Word Origin and History for homeschool

by 1989 (implied in homeschooling), from home (n.) + school (v.). Related: Homeschooled.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper