Starting a Private School in Mississippi

Regulations, Resources, & Support

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Mississippi State Regulations

General Regulations

Mississippi State
  • There are no licensing or registration requirements in Mississippi. Accreditation and approval are optional.

  • The Mississippi Department of Education does not have a thorough listing of private school requirements, but does offer some information about private schools.

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

  • Parents must submit a certificate of enrollment each year they homeschool a student.

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

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