How To Apply For
Home Instruction

In order to request Home Instruction Services the parent/guardian will need to notify the school’s guidance counselor and work with the school of affiliation to submit the following documents (High schools students also have to submit permanent record and transcript):

NOTE: Social Security Number is not required for HIPPA

Home Instruction Referral Form Medical Request for Home Instruction Authorization for Medical Release (HIPAA)
A Message from the Principal:
NYCDOE School Calendar

Although the weather is making travel difficult, I know Home Instruction teachers are continuing to support our students.  With the new semester approaching for high school students, I know that we will continue this important work. 


Be safe out there.


Ramona Pizarro

Principal, Home Instruction Schools


What is Home Instruction?

Home Instruction Schools provides educational services for all school aged children (grades K-12) who are unable to attend school due to orthopedic, non-orthopedic/medical, or psychiatric reasons. Home Instruction Schools services students in all five boroughs of NYC. Home Instruction is an interim, non-diploma granting program. Home Instruction provides academic services to limit the educational effects of a long-term absence (four weeks or more).

Chancellor's Regulations Middle School Academic Policy High School Academic Policy


Per- Session Teaching Positions are Available.  Please complete the OP-175 found in the per session posting, the teacher application, and submit with a copy of your teaching license to the Home Instruction Office.
Per Session Application 2014-15