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Homeschool Transcript Resources

Transcript Resources to Use for your Homeschooler

One of the hurdles in homeschooling your teen is learning about and creating transcripts. Don’t let this task stress you out! Use these tips, tools, and templates to help you.

Let’s Homeschool Highschool has a great information on Transcripts 101 to help get you started! As with anything we do that’s important – high school transcript keeping is a process, but a process that anyone can do! Below you’ll find everything you need:

For additional help check out the links to other resources below.


Beach High School
A private alternative school run by Wes Beach, offering a legal umbrella, guidance, documentation, college admission planning, and transcripts based on concise portfolios. Specialty: helping teenagers make a transition from high school studies to their next life situation, whether college or other.[Guide’s note: I’ve met this guy and he’s good! On west coast.]

Course Numbers and Transcript Details
There are some important pieces that should always be included when preparing a transcript for a college. By Shirley Minster.

Transcripts FAQ
Let’s Homeschool Highschool answers common transcript questions in their FAQs and includes links to other valuable resources.

Books to Help Create Transcripts

Transcripts Made Easy: The Homeschooler's Guide to High School Paperwork

Transcripts Made Easy
By Janice Campbell
Homeschoolers need to know how to keep simple, accurate high school records in order to create a transcript that will “wow” college admissions counselors. Designed to be simple and doable, even for parents who are starting record keeping late.


Elective Course Descriptions
To help you prepare your child’s high school transcript, here is a list of elective course descriptions used by a local public school. Generally, public schools and colleges will not accept these courses as meeting the requirements of high school math, science, history, and English but they can be used as credits for electives.

Sample Homeschool Transcripts

Cover Letter and Transcript for Army Enlistment
Each branch of the military has their own rules and requirements, but the Army appears to be the most homeschool-friendly branch.

High School Transcript
This sample includes courses in religious subjects.

Homeschool Curricular Template
Most of Houghton’s homeschooled applicants come from homes which utilize an eclectic approach, drawing curricular materials from a variety of sources. For these families we can, based on the experience of our admission committee, offer a template which you may find useful in preparing your records for college admission officers.

Sample Secondary Homeschool Transcript
This sample includes course descriptions.

How to prepare a transcript. A couple of templates, and an explanation of credit hours and grading. From Oklahoma Homeschool.

Templates for Homeschool Transcripts

Download: Homeschool High School Transcript Template
Homeschool High School Transcript Template “Several printable transcript styles to choose from in both editable and printable pdf options.

Homeschool High School Transcript Template
Courses by school year transcript. Use our homeschool transcript template to easily create your own professional transcripts for your high school students.

Home-school Transcripts
Covenant College provides its applicants with templates in Word and Acrobat (pdf) formats.

High School Transcript
Bright Kids at Home – Shown in HTML format. Download transcript in pdf format. You will need a website software to add your teen’s information or software that can turn pdf files into WORD files.

Transcript Creator
Be careful with this one! You get one chance to save as a PDF before you close the window, or it will be lost. They don’t keep it.

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