Private Schools

Schools approved under Code of Maryland Regulations 13A.09.09 are often referred to as "private schools".

Interested in opening a school?

There are various steps in the approval process.  Please contact our Nonpublic School Approval office at 410-767-0407 for an application packet.

Fire Drill Reporting Requirements

Education Article § 7-408.1 requires nonpublic schools in Maryland to hold fire drills in accordance with the State Fire Prevention Code, keep records of the drills, and send copies of those records to the State Board of Education.