10 of the Best Apps for Parents Home-Schooling Their Children

k12 timed reading

K12 Timed Reading Practice

This app from K12 is a must-have for any home-schooling parent. The app uses short, timed stories to help young K-4 students build their reading fluency and comprehension. The app makes it easy to track a student’s current reading level and make sure his or her progress is coming along at a steady space. While a free version of the app is available with fewer features, parents can get all the educational tools they need for less than $5 with this app.


SAT Score Quest

This SAT prep app will help home-schooled children be just as prepared, if not even more prepared, as their public school counterparts when it comes time to take their SAT tests. The app guides students through a series of practice tests to help them build critical-thinking skills, improve math proficiency, build reading comprehension and more. The app will only cost parents $4.99.