The educational staff of the Homebound (HB) Program is dedicated to instructional support of students who are confined to the home in meeting state standards. Working closely with the family, the medical community, and home schools HB teachers provide general education instruction via flexible methods.
A student is eligible for the Homebound Program if the following criteria are met:
Certification by a licensed physician, clinical phycologist, psychiatrist, or neurologist that the student is expected to be absent from school due to a physical or psychiatric condition for at least 15 consecutive school days.
Student is confined to home, hospital, or facility
Student is able to participate and benefit from an instructional program
Student is undergoing medical care for illness or injury
Student can receive instructional services without endangering the health and safety of the instructor
The student must be enrolled in SCS prior to the referral to the HB Program
The Parent/Guardian signs the HB agreement that outlines all the HB policies and procedures
How to Request Services
An application for HB instruction can be obtained from the student’s home school or by calling the HB office at 901-416-6007. After the application form is completed by the parent/guardian and licensed physician, it must be mailed, faxed or delivered to: