Starting a Private School in Minnesota

Regulations, Resources, & Support

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

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Minnesota State Regulations

General Regulations

  • Accreditation is optional in Minnesota and  licensing, approval, and registration are not required.

  • The Minnesota 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 Minnesota.

  • Homeschooling requires annual reporting and teachers must meet minimum qualifications.

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

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