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Frequently Asked Questions

Manatee Homeschool

Kim Kisacky

3325 46 Terrace E Bradenton FL 34203


How long do evaluations take?

It takes about 1 hour per child. It depends on how many questions you may have to discuss about your child.

What should I bring?

Bring your child and their work from the year you need evaluated. It does not need to be in any sort of order. Most people put all their books and workbooks in a box and bring it all. You do not need to bring all the books your child has read for the year. If you would like your child to read for me then bring a book they are currently reading. If your child is in first or second grade I can give them a quick reading test that gives you an idea what their reading level is.

Can I bring younger children?

Many parents bring their toddlers with them. You know your toddlers and know how well they can entertain themselves for an hour. I have some toys that might keep them occupied, but it is up to you to decide.

How much does an evaluation cost?

$45.00 per child 

Where are evaluations done?

Evaluations are done at my home, 3325 46 Terrace E. in Bradenton. If allergies to cats are a problem I can meet you at the Braden River Public library which is two miles from my house on S.R. 70. 

How long do evaluations take?

It takes about 1 hour per child. It depends on how many questions you may have to discuss about your child.

Can you come to my home?

Yes, I can do your evaluations in your home for an extra $25 which covers my travel time and gas.

Do I need evaluation forms?

I have forms for Manatee and Sarasota counties. You can also download them from the school board website and print them off yourself. Click on your county below.

How long do I have to wait for my evaluation to be mailed to me?

I can usually mail your completed evaluation forms to you by the next day. I let you mail them in to your county or homeschool umbrella organization and keep one copy for your records.

Can you help with high school transcripts?

Yes, I suggest you look at the following link from Covenant College in Tennessee. You can print a blank copy to fill out starting in 9th grade.  Scroll down the page until you see some instruction and links for transcripts.

My family has pet allergies. Do you have pets?

Yes, we have one cat. She is friendly and stays out of the way of during evaluations.

If you have a problem with allergies we can meet at the Braden River Library which

is only two miles east of my home on SR 70 and easy to find.

What are my choices for the annual evaluation?

The state of Florida requires homeschool students to have an annual evaluation. All evaluations must be done by a certified teacher or a licensed psychologist. I am a certified teacher in Florida who has evaluated homeschool students for the last 19 years and would be happy to help you with your annual evaluation.

Choose from:

Certified Teacher Evaluation
Nationally Normed Student Achievement test
Evaluation by a Licensed Psychologist
Another mutually agreed upon and valid tool.