Starting a Private School in Kentucky

Regulations, Resources, & Support

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Kentucky State Regulations

General Regulations

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  • Kentucky has no registration or approval requirements, but offers optional accreditation and licensing. The exception is for-profit schools not affiliated with a religious organization -- these schools must be licensed.

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

  • Homeschools are considered private schools in Kentucky and must follow the same regulations.

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

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

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