Starting a Private School in New York

Regulations, Resources, & Support

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New York State Regulations

General Regulations

New York State
  • There are no accreditation or licensing requirements and registration and recognition are optional, depending on the governing structure of the school.

  • The New York State Education Department 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 New York.

  • Homeschool families must register with the state, provide a plan of study, and give quarterly reports on student progress.

  • The New York Education Department has no published requirements for school insurance -- consult a professional for guidance in this area.

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