Starting a Private School in Nebraska

Regulations, Resources, & Support

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Nebraska State Regulations

General Regulations

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  • In Nebraska, a nonpublic school must be (a) accredited; (b) approved; or (c) receive an exemption from the Commissioner of Education from the requirements for the operation of approved private schools.

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

  • In Nebraska, “home schools” are referred to as exempt schools and are considered private non-approved and non-accredited schools.

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

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

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