The trend of homeschooling tends to be increasing with no indications of any downfalls.
Around 3 percent of the children between the age groups of 5 to 17, known as school-age children opted for homeschooling in the U.S in the academic year of 2011-12.
Among the students who were homeschooled, the highest percentage was of whites- 83 percent, then of Blacks- 5 percent, Hispanic- 7 percent and finally Pacific Islander- 2 percent. Click through to check out the growth of homeschooling in the rest of the world.
The growth pattern of homeschooling in the United States has been increasing since 1970. the highest number of homeschoolers are in California with 198,947, then North Carolina with 131,295 and then Texas with 150,705 children. In the year 1999, the percentage of students was 1.7 percent which rose to 3.4 percent in 2012. in the year 2016, the ratio of flat-lined to 3.3 percent and is now increasing at a slow pace.