• Home School is for students whose parent or guardian wishes to educated their child or children in the home setting.  Minimum requirements include proof of high school diploma or GED credential.  Assessment or portfolio evaluation must be obtained on an annual basis, and are submitted to the school district in grades 3, 5, 8, and 11.  Mercer County Policy I-3 and WV Code 18-8-1 are the authority for Home School Instruction.