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We moved from San Diego to a very rural area in the Cascade mnts about 6 yrs ago with two middle school children. We started them in the closest Public Middle school before I realized 1- 50% of the kids were being home schooled and 2- The quality of teachers seems to lessen, the further away you are from a big city.

My advise is do it and plan on home schooling. Find out if you will be able to get high speed Internet. That will help schooling the kids. The experiences you and the kids will have living off grid will be a huge education in itself.

Just remember that your daughters may want to return to city living and will need to compete with others for jobs. I find it sad when I see bright kids held back from their potential because they lack the resources to learn and grow. Off grid living can provide the resources for a good education.

Good luck-