Starting a Private School in Louisiana

Regulations, Resources, & Support

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Louisiana State Regulations

General Regulations

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  • Louisiana does not have accreditation or licensing requirements for nonpublic schools.

  • All schools, regardless of approval, must register with the state.

  • Approval is optional and requires an annual review of curriculum and student performance.

  • The Louisiana 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 Louisiana.

  • Homeschool families must register with the state.

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

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