Starting a Private School in South Carolina

Regulations, Resources, & Support

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South Carolina State Regulations

General Regulations

South Carolina State
  • There are no registration or licensing requirements, but all schools must either be accredited or approved by the state.

  • The South Carolina Department of Education has assembled a page of requirements for private schools.

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

  • Parents may homeschool their children or participate in a homeschool organization of fewer than 50 students.

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

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