If requested, verification that your membership is active and in good standing will be provided to your local school district or individual school once your application is approved. You may also request verification of membership for the DMV, participation in sports, dual enrollment, etc. at no additional fee.
Record Keeping (K-12)
You are allowed to maintain all of your student’s academic records: attendance, progress reports, standardized test scores, etc. PHA only asks to see these if necessary to confirm association compliance.
Palmetto Homeschool Association provides a mandatory transcript program for grades 9-12. We will create an official transcript from your reported grades for your students to use for participation in public school sports, college enrollment, scholarships, or other post-high school needs. There is a fee for the transcript program. This fee includes unlimited transcript requests before and after graduation and assistance in meeting the SC diploma requirements, if desired.
Palmetto Homeschool Association offers a diploma based on the same 24 minimum credit requirements as SC state high schools. Parents also have the freedom to set their own standards for graduation and issue their own diploma.
Palmetto Homeschool Association will assist you in the process of receiving state scholarships for which your student may qualify.
We provide a member’s handbook which includes a list of support groups, FAQs, and other valuable information. High schoolers are provided an additional High School handbook. We are available by phone, email, and in person whenever you have questions or need assistance at no additional charge. We strive to return phone calls and emails within 24-48 hours.
Membership Certificate and Homeschool Identification Cards are provided for all parents and high school students, and if requested, homeschool verification for the DMV or Technical/ Community College enrollment. Through PHA, you can receive discounted memberships for HSLDA.