Approved 13A.09.10 Schools

Schools approved under Code of Maryland Regulations 13A.09.10 are responsible for governing and operating a school that provides a Type I, Type II, or Type III educational program.

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

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Please contact the Nonpublic School Approval Branch at 410-767-0407 for copies of forms and policies related to approved nonpublic schools.

Fire Drill Reporting Requirements

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

Physical Restraint and Seclusion – Limitations, Reporting, and Training

During the 2022 legislative session, the Maryland General Assembly passed House Bill 1255 “Physical Restraint and Seclusion – Limitations, Reporting, and Training” (Education Article § 7-1101 et seq) which amended and expanded the law governing the use of restraint and seclusion in public schools, public agencies, and publicly funded nonpublic schools.  Resources relating to Restraint and Seclusion.