Starting a Private School in Wyoming

Regulations, Resources, & Support

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Wyoming State Regulations

General Regulations

Wyoming State
  • There are no approval, accreditation or registration requirements, but licensing is mandatory.

  • The Wyoming Department of Education 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 Wyoming.

  • A home-based education program is instruction provided to a child by the child’s parent or legal guardian or by a person designated by the parent or legal guardian. Instruction provided to more than one family unit does not constitute a home-based educational program.

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

Wyoming State Resources

State & Regional Associations

Northwest Association of Independent Schools: A nonprofit membership association that provides accreditation, professional development and support services to over 110 schools in Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

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