The South Carolina Association of Independent Home Schools is an accountability association in South Carolina organized under Option 2 code of law 59-65-45. Note: The information provided here is for reference only. The association prices and services may have changed since this post was updated. 

If you sense that home school is the right choice for your family but are terrified of starting, The South Carolina Association of Independent Homeschools can help you. We offer the most complete homeschool service  in the state. ~SCAIHS

Service Area: Statewide and beyond. Accepts out of state/out of country members
Office Location: 613 St. Andrews Rd. | Columbia SC 29210
SCAIHS is often called by their initials pronounced as a word “skays”. Note that SCAIHS is the only homeschool association organized under Option 2 laws. 

Membership fees start at $385 a year.  Payment plans are available.
Application available year round

Member Services: Membership documents, educational and curriculum counseling, Permanent records are kept for each student, DMV letters, class ranking, assistance with scholarship applications, assistance with NCAA applications (as much as NCAA allows), interscholastic report cards, education verification for graduates, high school diploma, official transcripts for seniors, 15% discount in SCAIHS bookstore.

Optional: Woodcock-Johnson testing, Iowa group testing.  Special needs department: maintain or write IEP, or 504, assistance with applications for accommodations from the College Board.

 Record Keeping Due: online reports 3 times a year, the final report is due June 7, annual standardized testing required for students in grades 3-11.

Religious Affiliation: none

Elementary Department
Middle & High School Department
Special Needs Department

Director contact: Katina Prescott
 [email protected]
Phone: 803-814-0353
Website: South Carolina Association of Independent Homeschools (SCAIHS)

What members are saying about South Carolina Association of Independent Homeschools:

  • “I have really enjoyed working with the staff at SCAIHS and I appreciate all the advice they have given to me to make homeschooling my children a rewarding and good experience.” ~Liesha H.

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