Starting a Private School in Montana

Regulations, Resources, & Support

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Montana State Regulations

General Regulations

Montana State
  • There are no requirements for licensing, approval, or registration. Accreditation is optionally available.

  • The Montana Office of Public Instruction 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 Montana.

  • Homeschooling has to be instructed by a parent or step-parent. Other arrangements would fall under nonpublic instruction.

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

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