Stereotype Homeschooler Quiz

Growing up/now:

You own/have owned a pair of khaki[x]

You were at least 13 when you first heard the “f” word[x]

Everything in your closet was handed down to you[almost everything]

You do/have tucked things in that shouldn’t be tucked in[I don’t think so :)]

You have been a member of at least three co-ops[]

You were a true 16 and never been kissed[x]

Your mom drives a van of some sort[x]

You have at least one childhood picture where you, your mom, and all your siblings matched[x]

You are/were/will be a PSEO Student[sadly, no…I wish I was able to be!]

At some point in your life you were more comfortable with adults than kids your own age[x]

Have studied ways to defend your beliefs, debate, and/or create laws[x]

Have used uber-conservative Abeka curriculum [for some subjects]

Total: 9

You use big words that most adults could not use in conversation[x]

You can use the words sublime, epiphany, and cognizant correctly[x]

You have a favorite word.[x Does awesome count? LOL Just kidding. It’s really Inconceivable!]

You have an understanding of Latin root words and how to use them[x]

People from the outside world are referred to as “public schoolers”[x lol sometimes]

You or one of your siblings knits.[x]

You laugh at the decline in literacy in America[x]

You score constantly higher than “public schoolers” on standardized tests.[x]

You have no concept of cafeteria food[]

Family vacations are/can be referred to as “Field Trips”[what’s a family vacation? LOL]

Traveling on said vacations have included stopping at historical site markers along the way[]

You have never been in a public elementary school, middle school, or high school during regular school hours (any or all of the above)[x only middle school – I’ve subbed during Elementary & visited my Dad during High School!]

You have gone to or been involved in a Homeschool Convention [x]

Total so far: 19

You read books on a regular basis[x]

You have taken part in a political protest[x]

You were a Pride and Prejudice fan before the movie[x]

You were a Lord of the Rings fan prior to the movie[x as good as the movies are – the books are better!]

You were a Chronicles of Narnia fan before the movie[x]

You speak a language other than English[Yup! Latin, Sign Language, HTML (LOL), some French, Spanish, and Arabic]

You dream of dating characters from books instead of celebrities [I’ll change that to marry :)]

Total so far: 26

It has been assumed that you:

Have won many spelling bees[]

Have no social life[x]

Have no friends of the opposite gender[]

Are outstandingly smart[x]

Are extremely inept[]

Only listen to classical music[]

Play piano or the violin[x]

Do not own a pair of trendy jeans.[]

Have no knowledge of drugs or alcohol[x]

Don’t date, only court.[x]

Have never been to a “party”[]

Know no other beliefs other than what your family believes [x]

Total so far: 32

You have been asked more than once:

Do you wear pajamas to school?[x]

Do you get perfect grades because your mom grades you?[x]

Does your mom teach you, or does somebody else’s mom?[]

How do you meet people?[x]

Why aren’t you in school?[x]

Do you get days off whenever you want?[x]

Are you going to be homeschooled through college?[x]

Do you have a big family?[x]

What are your parents protecting you from?[x]

To quote something famous[]

For the answer, because supposedly homeschoolers always have all the answers [x]


1-10You’re not really a homeschooler…You just do school at home.

11-21 You’re a homeschooler, but not what the world expects.

22-32 You’re a normal homeschooler.

33+? You probably wouldn’t have Facebook/a blog to begin with…But congrats! You’re the stereotypical homeschooler!

That was fun! And yes, I am a stereotype homeschooler. I scored a 41.

ATTENTION: All homeschoolers who read this are required to do it too! HAVE FUN!