• Delaware Nonpublic Schools

    Nonpublic schools (NPS) in Delaware include two types of schools:

    • Homeschools: Schools run primarily by parents or legal guardians in a home residence or similar facility, to include:
      • Single-family homeschools: Schools that educate a child or related children in a single home;
      • Multi-family homeschools: Schools that educate multiple, unrelated children in one or several residences or similar facilities.
    • Private schools: Any school in the kindergarten to grade 12 system that operates under a board of trustees, has a faculty and maintains a location that are properly supervised; may also include an accredited or approved college or university

     

    Considerations before opening a homeschool or private school in Delaware: Learn more about what to consider before opening a homeschool or private school in Delaware.

    How to open a homeschool in Delaware: Learn more about the requirements for opening nonpublic schools in Delaware.

    How to open a private school in Delaware: Learn more about the requirements for opening nonpublic schools in Delaware.

     

    Additional Resources

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    Validating homeschool diplomas: 

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Last Modified on July 31, 2019