According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), about three percent of children were homeschooled in 2011 to 2012. Homeschooled students are children between the ages of five to 17 who receive academic instruction at home. In fact, parents can choose between either part-time or full-time home schooling. Over 90 percent of parents choose to homeschool their children over concerns about the local school environments. Below answers some of the most common questions asked about homeschooling children.