Starting a Private School in Georgia

Regulations, Resources, & Support

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Georgia State Regulations

General Regulations

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  • There are no requirements for accreditation, registration, licensing, or approval of private schools in the state of Georgia, other than those who choose to participate in the Georgia Special Needs Scholarship or Georgia Private School Tax Credit. More information is in the next section.

  • The Georgia Department of Education has assembled a page of detailed requirements for private schools.

  • The US Office of Innovation & Improvement has assembled a summary of regulations for private schools operating in Georgia.

  • Georgia requires home schooling be completed a parent or  tutor, take standardized tests every 3 years, and submit annual progress reports to the state.

  • The Georgia DOE has no published requirements for school insurance -- consult a professional for guidance in this area.

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