Starting a Private School in Idaho

Regulations, Resources, & Support

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Idaho State Regulations

General Regulations

  • Accreditation is optional in the state of Idaho and there are no processes for registration or licensing.

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

  • Idaho does not differentiate between private and home-schooled students, grouping them all as “non-public.”

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

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

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