Starting a Private School in Alaska

Regulations, Resources, & Support

Our team has curated the best resources and information available about starting a private school in Alaska. Enjoy!

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Alaska State Regulations

General Regulations

Alaska State
  • Alaska has no accreditation, licensing, approval, or registration requirements, but does permit optional accreditation processes.
  • The US Office of Innovation & Improvement has assembled a summary of regulations for private schools operating in Alaska
  • The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development has assembled a page of state forms including those required for private schools
  • Students are only considered homeschooled if all members of the school are immediate family members.
  • There are no specific insurance requirements for schools in Alaska.

Alaska State Resources

State & Regional Associations

Northwest Association of Independent Schools: The Northwest Association of Independent Schools is a nonprofit membership association that provides accreditation, professional development and support services to over 110 schools.

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